Lake Worth Counseling provides formal psychological assessments for adults, children, and adolescents including comprehensive assessments for learning disabilities, IQ, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, mood and bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, and dual diagnoses. The psychologist will meet with the client in person to provide comprehensive testing and a written report including treatment recommendations for home, school, work, and other activities.
Psychological and Psychoeducational Evaluations:
Full Psychological Evaluation: This includes cognitive, emotional, and personality testing, and provides in-depth information on an individual’s functioning in all three of these areas. A full psychological evaluation can be an invaluable resource for providing diagnostic clarification and treatment recommendations.
AD/HD Assessment: testsAD/HD testing may be combined with IQ test, clinical interviewing, play based observation, and rating scales. ADHD testing may be included with a full psychological evaluation.
Autism Evaluation: The autism evaluation is a comprehensive evaluation and typically includes the administration of the ADOS-2, especially with younger children. Testing may include additional measures and differential diagnoses (e.g., IQ, Achievement, Adaptive Behavior).
Psychoeducational Evaluation: This includes IQ test and Achievement tests, which will provide in-depth information on several factors of intelligence (such as factual knowledge, short-term memory, abstract reasoning, visual-spatial abilities, and common sense), academic strengths and weaknesses, mastery of specific subjects, and the presence of a learning disability (e.g., specific learning disorders, dyslexia, cognitive impairments).
School Consultation: School consultation is designed to assist in identifying a child’s educational and behavioral needs and developing and implementing a plan to meet those needs. The psychologist will meet with you to discuss classroom interventions and accommodations such as IEP or 504 meetings.