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    Dr. Mike Oberschneider, Psy.D.

    Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist and the founder and director of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services. He has been featured as a mental-health expert on CNN, Good Morning America, and other popular media outlets. Dr. Oberschneider has also received Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Therapist” honor for his work with children and adolescents. He lives in Leesburg, Virginia, with his wife Liz and two children, Ava and Otto.

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  • Ask Dr. Mike: Child Anxiety and Schools Tests

    Ask Dr. Mike: Child Anxiety and Schools Tests0

    Dr. Mike, Our daughter did not get into the gifted program through the public school system because we were told that her test scores “disqualified” her.  My husband and I were shocked because she is an extremely intelligent child.  But we also know that she’s super sensitive and becomes anxious and will panic during big

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  • Ask Dr. Mike: When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far

    Ask Dr. Mike: When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far0

    You don’t seem to get a lot of letters from guys, but my wife and I have read your column in the past and we like it.  I was hoping you will answer this letter so that I can show my wife and get her to see that her problem is real and that she

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  • Ask Dr. Mike: Our Son Hates School and Doesn’t Care

    Ask Dr. Mike: Our Son Hates School and Doesn’t Care0

    Our son is 16 and he doesn’t apply himself at school at all.  He’s smart, but he doesn’t try and isn’t motivated to do anything.  He’s pretty much been a C and D student (with some F’s) all through middle school and high school and he tells us that he “hates school” and that he

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  • Dr. Mike: Embracing Winter Storms, 7 Parenting Tips to Consider

    Dr. Mike: Embracing Winter Storms, 7 Parenting Tips to Consider0

    Winter Storm Toby was the fourth Nor’easter this month!  And while it’s no snOMG,” “snowmageddon,” “snowpocalypse” or “kaisersnoze” of winters past in Northern Virginia, many children and teens are gladly enjoying some time away from school. Many parents, on the other hand, are not!  Scrambling to buy last minute food items, taking off work or managing

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