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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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  • Kissing Your Children: Sometimes a Kiss is just a Kiss

    Kissing Your Children: Sometimes a Kiss is just a Kiss0

    What do Angelina Jolie, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez, Kobe Bryant, Heidi Klum, Wiz Khalifa, Beyoncé, Katie Price, Miranda Kerr, Sarah Jessica Parker, Khloe Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, Jessica Alba, Cash Warren, Jennifer Garner, Hillary Duff and now Tom Brady have in common?  Well, they’re all celebrities.  And they’re also all parents who kiss their children

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  • Dr. Mike: 7 Tips to Parenting Through Divorce

    Dr. Mike: 7 Tips to Parenting Through Divorce0

    For many, divorce is an unavoidable reality.  Put plain and simple, some marriages – short or long lived – just don’t work.  Research on divorce has shown infidelity, lack of communication and financial problems to be the top reasons for marriages ending.  Marrying too young, abuse, changing individual needs, sexual problems, psychological/alcohol/drug problems, and differences

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  • Dr. Mike: Changing Things About Yourself For 2018:  The Jedi Way!

    Dr. Mike: Changing Things About Yourself For 2018:  The Jedi Way!5

    Spoiler alert! If you haven’t seen The Last Jedi yet, and plan to, this article provides an abundance of information about the movie, which you may or may not want to have in advance. The Last Jedi is a fantastic movie and a great addition to the Star Wars franchise. It’s wonderfully entertaining storyline and

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  • Dr. Mike: Some Thoughts on Toll Road Adjustment Disorder (TRAD)

    Dr. Mike: Some Thoughts on Toll Road Adjustment Disorder (TRAD)0

    Many psychiatric disorders have to do with external factors causing emotional upheaval and distress.  There’s Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which occurs during the Winter months and is caused by lack of exposure to sunlight.  There’s Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which is caused by experiencing an event that is dangerous and traumatic, and now I believe

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