We offer a wide variety of evaluations to suite your needs. Rest assured ALL of our evaluations are comprehensive and thorough. Some of the evaluations we offer are:
Testing can be helpful for the following reasons:
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Neuropsychological evaluations are useful for a variety of reasons. This type of testing can help to Identify, define and characterize strengths, limitations, and intellectual skills. It can assist in figuring out the root of a problem (not cause) to assist in appropriate diagnosis and treatment. It can also help to establish a baseline level functioning if an individual will be undergoing surgery, or to track cognitive changes over time. It can assist with diagnosis and treatment planning including support for issues related to quality of life and daily functioning. This type of evaluation can be helpful for parents, family members, teachers, doctors, social workers, and mental health professionals who would like to know how all of the systems of the brain interact and how to best support a client/family member.
Common reasons for Neuropsychological Assessment Include:
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Psychological evaluations are a way of testing behavior, personality and capabilities. It can also provide information about an individual that is helpful for the others in that individual’s life to be aware of, such as parents, family members, teachers, doctors, social workers, and mental health professionals, so they are able to support and help that individual improve functioning. Typically, requests for psychological evaluation are made to examine how mental health may be impacting life and to make recommendations regarding psychological and/or psychiatric treatment (counseling and/or medication).
Common reasons for Psychological Assessment Include:
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A diagnostic assessment can be completed by a mental health provider and generally takes one to two hours., though there are exceptions to this. A diagnostic assessment can assist in documenting concerns in social and emotional functioning and is diagnostic in nature.