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Dr. Eleanor Criswell
Eleanor Criswell, Ph.D.
(703) 748-4900
312 S. Washington Street Suite 3B
Alexandria, VA
Credentials
Credentials: Ph.D.
Licensed in Virginia
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Learning Disabilities, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, Stress, Trauma/PTSD
Populations Served
Military/Veterans
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com

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Ms. Robyn Brickel
Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT, LLC
(703) 518-8883
300 North Washington Street #305
Alexandria, VA
Credentials
Credentials: M.A., LMFT
Licensed in Virginia
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Famil
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients, Grandparents, Obese or Overweight, College Students, Multiple Chemical Sensitivit
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Howard Jay Cohen
(703) 957-7210
Roundhouse Square Counseling Center1501 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, ADHD
Qualification
School: NY Medical College
Year of Graduation: 1981
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Average Cost
$160 - $250
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dr. Michael Hertzberg
(703) 348-0416
803 Franklin Street
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: SUNY Upstate Medical School
Year of Graduation: 1971
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$160+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Dr. Eleanor Criswell
(540) 987-0945
Eleanor Criswell, Ph.D.312 S. Washington Street
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Qualification
School: University of Florida
Year of Graduation: 1981
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$140 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Out of Network

Ms. Tanya Clausen
(703) 518-8883
300 North Washington St. Suite 305
Alexandria, VA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Virginia
15 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Obsessive/Compulsive Dis
Populations Served
Children of Divorce
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Husam K Alathari
(703) 596-3359
WASHINGTON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH1954 Opitz Blvd.
Woodbridge, VA
Specialties
Addiction, Depression, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Psychosis
Qualification
School: The George Washington University
Year of Graduation: 1998
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$100 - $250
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Dr. Gazala A Ansari
(703) 468-8388
Ansari and Associates, LLC2331 Mill Road
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Depression, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: American University
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 4 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any, Asian
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dr. Deborah Stokes
(703) 957-7194
The Better Brain Center2121 Eisenhower Ave.
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Behavioral Issues, Chronic Pain or Illness, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Union Institute
Year of Graduation: 2002
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Dr. Anita Gadhia-Smith
Dr. Anita Gadhia-Smith
(301) 656-1404
4405 East West Highway, Suite 304
Bethesda, MD
Credentials
Credentials: PsyD, LICSW, LCSW-C
Licensed in DC
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships,
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Step Families, Interracial Families/Couples
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Strattera - The New ADHD Medication

Strattera - The New ADHD Medication
By Jeannine Virtue

The newest ADHD medication Strattera (atomoxetine) is expected to hit the pharmacy shelves this month to much ado. What separates Strattera (atomoxetine) from the rest of the ADHD medications pack is that Strattera (atomoxetine) is the first non-stimulant medication FDA-approved for Attention Deficit Disorder. Strattera (atomoxetine) is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act, which translates to the convenience of phone-in refills and less prescription hassles at the pharmacy. 

Strattera (atomoxetine) is an oral capsule prescribed in a once or twice daily dose, which also eliminates the need for school children to medicate during the school day. And, Strattera (atomoxetine) is the only ADHD medication FDA-approved for adults. 

But before you knock on your doctor's door asking for a prescription, there are a few things you should know about this new ADHD medication. Although Strattera (atomoxetine) is a non-stimulant ADHD medication, it still poses many side effects consistent with the side effects of other ADHD medications - and a few new ones that adults might find less than pleasant.

Common Strattera (atomoxetine) Side Effects include (but not limited to):

  •  Problems sleeping/Insomnia
  •  Dry mouth
  •  Decreased appetite
  •  Weight loss 
  •  Upset stomach 
  •  Constipation 
  •  Nausea and/or vomiting 
  •  Dizziness 
  •  Tiredness 
  •  Mood swings 
  •  Ear infection 
  •  Influenza 
  •  Irritability

Sexual side effects (in adults studied): 

  •  Decreased libido 
  •  Ejaculatory problems
  •  Impotence 
  •  Urination problems 
  •  Painful menstrual periods

The following, though rare, have also been reported: 

  •  Strattera (atomoxetine) can cause potentially serious allergic reactions.

  • Strattera (atomoxetine) can increase heart rate and blood pressure. 

  • Strattera (atomoxetine) can also worsen the conditions of high blood pressure and heart disease. 

  • Strattera (atomoxetine) should not be taken at the same time as, or within two weeks of taking, a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor. Patients with narrow angle glaucoma should not take Strattera (atomoxetine).

    You should alert the prescribing physician of the following condition before beginning Strattera (atomoxetine); 

    •  Current or past depression, psychosis or other mental conditions 
    •  Alcohol or drug abuse 
    •  Heart disease 
    •  High blood pressure 
    •  Epilepsy or seizure disorders 
    •  Liver disease or kidney disease 
    •  Pregnancy, nursing or plans to become pregnant

    Strattera (atomoxetine) makers Eli Lilly and Company conducted six placebo-controlled studies in children, adolescents and adults for FDA submission. ...

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