THE ADHD & CLINICAL COUNSELING CENTER
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WELCOME TO THE ADHD & CLINICAL COUNSELING CENTER WEB SITE.
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INFORMATION ON ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) AND FREQUENT CO-EXISTING OR LOOK-A-LIKE DISORDERS. THIS SITE IS PROVIDED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE BY DR. RICHARD BING, PH.D. & THE ADHD & CLINICAL COUNSELING CENTER.

Dr. Richard Bing, Ph.D., Educator, Researcher, and Clinician, Specializes in the assessment and treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and frequent co-existing disorders such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Conduct Disorder (CD), Learning Disabilities, Anxiety and Depression. Research indicates that mothers do not cause ADHD, but ADHD is usually inherited. However, maladaptive parental behavior management correlates with ODD and CD. In cases of comorbid ODD & CD, specialized behavior modification is usually critical. Traditional behavior modification needs to be modified in order to be effective with this population of disruptive behavior disorders. Anxiety and depression are comorbid 50% of the time, and such conditions respond much better if more then just methylphenidate is Rx. For example, psychostimulants Rx for ADHD when anxiety is comorbid (anxiety comorbid 25% of the time) does not improve working memory (repeating digits backward task), a mental function essential for learning in school. It's this clinician's experience that very few children with ADHD are treated with the best possible medication(s) at the best possible level. This "lazy treatment" of ADHD significantly contributes to the public misperception of ADHD, likely preventing effective treatment to scores of suffering individuals.

SERVICES

Full-Range Psychological Diagnostics and Treatments with Specialization in ADHD.
Psychological and Psychoeducational Testing (including differential and comorbid diagnostics) for all disorders including learning disabilities, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. Psychotherapy, behavior modification training, and staff development inservice training for schools. Forensics evaluations. Pre-employment Psychological Evaluations for Peace Officers. Psychopharmacological assessments/consultations to Physicians. Crime prevention consultations. Consultations to industries to help employees with ADHD become more productive and less acccident prone.

HOW TO CONTACT ME

HARRISONBURG,VA 540 383-8465 OR Email adhdcenter@aol.com




















adhdcenter@aol.com


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