Archive for April 2020

ADHD and Learning Assessments by Telehealth

Are you interested in testing for ADHD or other learning disabilities? Does your child need to seek accommodations for school?   Now is a perfect time!   Behavioral Sciences of Alabama is currently offering CONTACTLESS psychoeducational/diagnostic testing. To get started, make a clinical interview appointment with Dr. David Barnhart to discuss symptoms and complete initial…

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The “Social Distancing” Blues by Summer Scott, MA

Summer Scott, M.A., ALC, NCC Research tells us in abundance that isolation has a negative impact on mental health after certain periods of time. So, what do we do when the isolation is government-mandated?   Here are some tips on how to manage the depression, anxiety, irritability, fear, or boredom that may come along with…

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The Face Safety Game: Habit Reversal Training for Covid-19

People touch their faces an average of 23 times an hour. At Behavioral Sciences, we use habit reversal training (HRT) to teach people with tic disorders, including thumb sucking, lip biting, skin picking, and many other habits to significantly reduce the frequency of those behaviors. You can use these techniques to reduce your face, mouth,…

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