Choosing a medical professional to evaluate for ADHD?

ADHD can be diagnosed by psychologists, family doctors, general pediatricians, developmental pediatricians, and psychiatrists. Accurate diagnosis takes time (often greater than 60-90 minutes) and many medical practices are logistically unable to allow adequate time for these evaluations. Ideally, the professional will have adequate time to perform a detailed parent and child evaluation, perform a thorough…

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Scrupulosity among Christians

Scrupulosity Among Christians [Religious OCD] Scrupulosity (a.k.a. ‘Religious OCD’) is a type of OCD in which obsessions and compulsions affect one’s faith experience. With regard to Christianity, some believers may be obsessed with thoughts of having lost their salvation or having committed great sin (that they did not actually commit) and they, therefore, become significantly…

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Cognitive and psychological testing for children and adolescents

Cognitive & Psychological Testing for Children and Teens If you’re the parent of a child who’s going to school, you’re probably already used to the flurry of activities that they go through every day. There are new friends whose names you need to remember, appointments with teachers, and of course, there’s all of the homework…

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