Why Early Autism Diagnosis and Treatment Matters

Written by: Dr. Campos, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Psychological research continues to support the importance of an early Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis and treatment (Reichow & Wolery, 2009). Autism Spectrum Disorder is one of the fastest growing disabilities, and it is defined as a neurodevelopmental or neurobiological disorder characterized by social-communication deficits and restricted, […] Continue reading

Enhancing Employees’ Mental Health: What Workplaces Can Do

Article Written By Irma Campos, PH.D. In addition to the financial and physical health implications, psychological research has determined that COVID-19 has contributed to negative mental health symptomatology. A recent national survey in late June 2020 revealed that an astounding 40% of U.S. adults reported negative mental health symptoms (e.g., depression, anxiety, suicidality, substance abuse), […] Continue reading

Three Research-based Ways to Enhance Psychological Wellbeing

  By Dr. Irma Campos, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist and Leadership Coach/Consultant “The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a designation.” -Dr. Carl R. Rogers, Humanistic Psychologist Psychological wellbeing (PWB) can be defined as a multidimensional construct of positive human functioning that includes high levels of life […] Continue reading

A Guide to the ADOS 2 for Autism Assessment

  Written by Dr. Irma Campos, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist Autism Spectrum Disorder (also referred to as Autism) is an often misunderstood Neurodevelopmental Disorder that presents at an early developmental stage. Neurodevelopmental Disorders are defined as mental disorders that present in early development and are associated with social, academic/vocational, and physical impairments in functioning across settings […] Continue reading

Conditions Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Interface Consulting and Psychological Services Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which affects between one and two percent of the population according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC Data & Statistics on Autism Spectrum Disorder), is commonly known as Autism. ASD is associated with a variety of other conditions. In this article, we’ll be going […] Continue reading

Avoiding The Avalanche: Help For Adults With ADHD

When hearing from adults suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), they often recount their challenges with managing time, materials, or energy. They also report recurrent difficulties initiating or sustaining mental effort toward uninteresting tasks or topics. Notably, however, ADHD has been found to lead to additional mental and physical health concerns when left untreated. […] Continue reading

How To Handle School Openings Through COVID-19

With dates and plans for school openings yet to be determined, these tips can help manage schooling in the meantime. Stay Informed with Temperance Tempering the volume of information you expose yourself to can help balance your stress levels. You can stay sufficiently informed by checking your school board’s updates, following, and attending when possible, […] Continue reading

How Acceptance And Commitment Therapy Can Change Your Life

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist & Leadership Development Consultant Are you in search of inner stillness and personal fulfillment despite the external chaos? Or would you like to help your child or teen find stillness and satisfaction from within? With the major stressors we face in today’s world, it is important to take action […] Continue reading

What To Do If Your Child Or Teen Has ADHD

All children and teens can present with unique challenges, particularly as they develop, but those that have been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder formerly known as Attention Deficit Disorder) can often benefit from targeted, specific treatments and techniques. ADHD affects approximately 6% of children and teens and can have a notable impact on […] Continue reading

Racial Trauma & Liberation: Reflections From A Psychologist

Author: Dr. Irma Campos Trauma is broadly defined as a “disordered psychic or behavioral state resulting from severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury,” according to Merriam-Webster. Through a quick perusal of the news, a discussion with a close friend, or a glance at history, we can see the significant psychological and physical trauma […] Continue reading