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

Early Indicators Of Dyslexia

Reading is a skill considered essential for academic and eventually workplace achievement. In addition to their families, young children rely on daycare, preschool, and elementary teachers to build the foundation for reading skills and achievement. Dyslexia may present numerous barriers to building reading skills over the course of a child’s lifetime. Dyslexia is a Specific […] Continue reading

The ADHD Dilemma: Where To Go From Here?

The number of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has grown exponentially in the last few decades. In 2016, a staggering 9.4% of children in the United States had been diagnosed with some form of ADHD (Predominantly Inattentive, Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive, or Combined Presentation) (Danielson et al., 2019). Despite years of psychological and clinical […] Continue reading

CBT Tips for Coronavirus Anxiety

During trying times, varying levels of anxiety are inevitable. In fact, experiencing anxiety can even be viewed as an evolutionary-based and adaptive response intended to help individuals survive environmental threats to the self, safety, or resources. In this post, I will provide information about anxiety disorders and offer recommendations for managing anxiety during this public […] Continue reading

Gifted and Learning Disability Testing Still Matter During the COVID-19 Outbreak

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist During this crisis, it is understandable that many other needs have taken precedent at this time, including the need to maintain personal and familial safety. However, if you or a family member have been referred to testing with a psychologist, try not to lose sight of the importance of […] Continue reading