Evaluations Offered:

Psychological Evaluation

A psychological evaluation consists of a series of tests that help identify psychological symptoms and diagnoses to inform the appropriate course of treatment and recommendations. This evaluation may include an interview, standardized tests, and self-report measures to gather information regarding an individual’s thoughts, emotions, behavior, and overall mental health. Information gained from a psychological evaluation can be valuable in diagnosing mental health disorders. This information guides the development of tailored treatment plans, therapeutic approaches, and interventions to address an individual’s specific psychological needs, promote wellbeing, and improve quality of life.


Intellectual Functioning (IQ) Evaluation

An intellectual functioning evaluation is a comprehensive assessment that measures an individual’s cognitive and intellectual abilities. Cognitive domains assessed include verbal reasoning, processing speed, memory, and problem-solving. The results provide valuable information regarding intellectual strengths and weaknesses. This assessment is often used to identify intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, or giftedness. This evaluation can be used for Gifted Program eligibility. This evaluation canĀ  provide detailed recommendations, educational plans, and strategies that support each individual’s cognitive needs to foster development.


Academic Achievement Evaluation

An academic achievement evaluation measuresĀ an individual’s level of knowledge and skills in various academic subjects such as reading, writing, and mathematics. The results from this evaluation provide valuable insight into an individual’s academic strengths and areas that may need improvement. These assessments are essential for educators and parents as they help identify areas where additional support or intervention may be necessary. By pinpointing specific learning gaps or challenges, academic achievement evaluations facilitate the development of targeted teaching strategies, personalized learning plans, and educational interventions that promote academic growth and success.


Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD) Evaluation

The purpose of an ADHD evaluation is to assess the presence of ADHD or ADD symptoms in an individual. This evaluation involves a combination of clinical interviews, behavioral observations, and standardized assessments to assess attention, impulse control, hyperactivity, and related cognitive functions. The evaluation helps to differentiate ADHD from other conditions with similar symptoms and provides insight into an individual’s cognitive and behavioral patterns. By accurately diagnosing ADHD or ADD, individuals can access appropriate treatments, therapies, and support strategies tailored to their needs. This evaluation is crucial in guiding educational accommodations, behavioral interventions, and, if necessary, medication management, all of which work together to improve the individual’s daily functioning, academic performance, and overall quality of life.


Learning Disability Evaluation

A learning disability evaluation is a comprehensive assessment to identify and understand specific difficulties an individual may have in acquiring and applying academic skills. Through a combination of standardized tests, observations, and assessments, the evaluation examines areas such as reading, writing, mathematics, and comprehension to pinpoint learning challenges. The results provide valuable insights into the individual’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses, helping to diagnose the presence of learning disabilities. This evaluation is essential in tailoring appropriate educational strategies, interventions, and accommodations to address the individual’s unique learning needs.


Bariatric Surgery Evaluation

A bariatric surgery evaluation is a comprehensive assessment to determine a patient’s eligibility and readiness for weight loss surgery. This evaluation involves psychological assessments to measure an individual’s readiness, understanding of the risks/benefits, and suitability for the procedure. This evaluation is crucial in ensuring that the patient is psychologically prepared for the changes that come with weight loss surgery. Ultimately, the evaluation helps to enhance patient outcomes by selecting appropriate candidates and minimizing potential complications for successful long-term weight management and improved overall health.