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Three Distinct Differences Between Psychiatrists and Psychologists

When looking for the right mental health provider, you may find yourself wondering whether to see a psychiatrist or a psychologist. Often times, the terms psychiatrist and psychologist are used interchangeably. Though they have overlapping responsibilities, there are three district differences between psychiatrists and psychologists. Understanding these key distinctions will help you make the best []

Ask An Edge Expert: May 2019

Managing Wedding Stress Featured Expert: Julie Peterson, PsyD As spring approaches, as does wedding season. Wedding planning can be one of the most challenging and stressful things that a pre-marital couple experiences. Dr. Julie Peterson, a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator and Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Edgewood Clinical Services, understands how differing views and opinions are inevitable []

How to Determine if My Child Has Autism

“How do I know if my child has autism?” If this is a question that has been plaguing your mind, it is likely that you have already seen concerning developmental delays. Whether pointed out by a loved one or observed on your own, it can be difficult to determine what these signs mean for your []

Typical Doctor Autism Screening vs. ADOS Testing

As a parent, there is no way to prepare for the words “autism spectrum disorder” when used to describe your child’s behavior. Whether it’s the concern of a teacher or a trusted pediatrician, it’s important to understand what an autism diagnosis could mean for your child. One of the most important steps is to learn []

Ask an Edge Expert: April 2019

Pomp, Circumstance, then what?: The Reality of Transitioning to College Featured Expert: Kate Stevens, LPC You have been thinking about this day for years. The moment when you walk across the stage to that age-old tune, get your diploma and are officially done with high school. This is it. The four years walking the same []