The experienced mental health professionals at Marshall Psychiatry provide a variety of psychological testing for both adults and children.
Developmental assessments evaluate and treat children exhibiting developmental delays in language, motor skills, social interactions, cognitive function and other areas of development. Testing is offered and appropriate evaluation is performed on an individualized basis. Treatment including individual therapy, family therapy and medication management is also available.
Psychologists provide testing and assessments for measurements of intelligence (IQ) to persons from child to adult, to serve a variety of purposes including identification of strengths, help with treatment planning, and assisting in diagnosis.
Assessments are available that utilize objective based testing to help identify personality variables or behavioral patterns that may contribute to difficulties in coping, functioning and may effect potential treatment outcomes
Licensed psychologists provide assessment services to formally evaluate for specific learning disorders, information processing deficits, giftedness and developmental delays. Thorough psychoeducational testing can identify a child’s learning strengths and weaknesses. Reports are often used by schools to guide planning for instructional modification.
Cognitive screening can help identify a potential decline in cognitive function, including attention, memory, language or executive functioning on a global level. The assessment can help identify strengths and weaknesses in these cognitive areas in order to better provide treatment and care decisions and determine whether more comprehensive neuropsychological testing may be necessary.
Assessments are offered to patients who have been identified as potential recipients for implantable pain control devices such as spinal cord stimulators and implantable infusion pumps. Often required for insurance authorization of such procedures, the screening is designed to assess an individual’s psychological stability and readiness prior to the implantation of these pain control devices.