Back to School Testing in Ashburn, VA


This is an excellent time of year to have your child or adolescent assessed and tested for learning struggles in math, reading and/or writing, as well as developmental, speech and language, auditory processing, behavioral or emotional concerns. It's still Summer so your child's stress level is lower than it likely would be during the school year. Moreover, having your parental concerns addressed and your child's struggles fulling identified now will put you well ahead of the curve for a successful school year. There are various types of testing to consider: Neuropsychological Testing Developmental Testing ADHD Testing Math Testing Reading Testing Writing [...]

Back to School Testing in Ashburn, VA2018-11-21T02:52:21+00:00

Emotional Testing and Psychological Testing Ashburn, Virginia


Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services works with children, adolescents and adults throughout Ashburn to understand any emotional and behavior problems. Testing will accurately diagnose psychiatric problems such as depression and anxiety disorders. Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services provides individuals and families an understanding of their problems and personalized recommendations to treat them. Treatment might include: cognitive-behavior therapy, interpersonal therapy, behavior planning and behavior modification work, play therapy, Greenspan-style floor time work, coping skills work, parental guidance, relaxation training, family therapy or couples therapy. In addition to treating emotional/psychological problems, APS will assist in coordinating services between professionals. For example, emotional testing [...]

Emotional Testing and Psychological Testing Ashburn, Virginia2018-11-21T03:19:55+00:00

Dr. Michael Oberschneider Leesburg Today and Ashburn Today Article on Colorado Massacre


How to Handle the Colorado Massacre As A Parent In the aftermath of the Aurora, Colorado movie theater massacre, we are left in a state of shock and horror as a society and many questions still remain unanswered. Who is Mr. James Holmes and how and why could he do what he did? Beyond the shooter’s background or mindset and the now heated-up debate on gun policies and laws, the tragedy has reverberated across America and into the homes of families, leaving many parents and children anxious and fearful. As a child psychologist, I have been inundated with numerous questions from [...]

Dr. Michael Oberschneider Leesburg Today and Ashburn Today Article on Colorado Massacre2018-11-21T04:21:20+00:00

Ashburn Psychiatrist, Dr. Joseph Novello


Dr. Joseph Novello is currently accepting new patients at Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Novello has been entered into the "Best Doctors in America" 2011-2012 database for his work as a child and adult psychiatrist. He is also a Washingtonian Magazine "Top Psychiatrist." Dr. Novello has also authored 7 books and is often in the media, appearing on Larry King Live, Goodmorning America, Nightline, the Today Show and other popular media spots. He also hosted "The Family Doctor" radio show, which was syndiated in over 700 cities nationwide for many years. It is an honor to [...]

Ashburn Psychiatrist, Dr. Joseph Novello2012-07-13T22:05:07+00:00

Ashburn Psychologist Discusses "Holiday Blues" with Ashburn Patch


Published in the Ashburn Patch, December 23, 2010 By: Taghrid Barron How to Beat the Holiday Blues If you're suffering from depression, grieving the loss of a loved one or coping with a recent divorce, the holidays can be anything but happy. People struggling with a loss are especially vulnerable to feelings of depression during the holidays, according to Dr. Michael Oberschneider, director of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services and a clinical psychologist. "These are the people that I worry about the most," Oberschneider said. "They are most vulnerable around the holidays because of the nature of their situation … they [...]

Ashburn Psychologist Discusses "Holiday Blues" with Ashburn Patch2010-12-23T17:00:10+00:00

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Coping with the Winter Blues: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder It is easy to understand why, this time of year, many are struck with a case of the winter blues.  We leave for work before the sun comes up and head home in the dark barely glimpsing daylight.  As the days get shorter and colder many find themselves dealing with sadness, increased appetite and excessive sleeping.  What they may be experiencing is more than a case of the winter blues, but rather seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.  Many of my clients suffer from this disorder and often they just expect it is [...]

Ashburn Psychiatrist Ashburn Psychologist2018-11-20T21:38:52+00:00

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How Much Screen Time is too much for our Children and Teens? Between watching television and videos, Twittering, surfing the Internet, texting and playing computer or video games, it seems that our kids are spending more of their time than ever looking at some sort of screen, which begs the question -- How much screen time is too much?  As a psychologist, of course I’ve always been witness to the extreme cases.  However, over the past few years, screen time concerns rank up there for why kids and teens are coming to therapy.  This Summer I worked with several teenager boys [...]

Ashburn Psychologist Ashburn Psychiatrist Leesburg Psychiatrist Leesburg Psychologist2009-10-04T07:06:35+00:00
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