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Testing and Evaluation Services

 

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Comprehensive evaluations are conducted with children, adolescents, and adults with a history of developmental and/or acquired injuries including traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, ADHD, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, epilepsy, stroke, or other neurological and/or psychiatric conditions. Evaluations include a battery of standardized tests used to help identify a person’s unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses. Evaluations can be used to help clarify diagnosis, as well as to assist with treatment planning, including outlining educational recommendations.

Psychological Evaluations

Psychological evaluations involve a thorough diagnostic interview combined with administration of standardized testing that may include assessment of a person’s cognitive ability, as well as their personality style and emotional functioning. This information is often useful for the purposes of mental health diagnosis, as well as treatment planning.

Educational Evaluations

Educational evaluations are conducted to determine if a student has a learning disability or specific academic challenge. Evaluations can also help document eligibility for accommodations or modifications in the academic setting, as well as on standardized testing such as the SAT or ACT.

 

Parenting Evaluations:

Parenting Evaluations involve psychological and/or neuropsychological evaluation procedures to assess an adult’s history, cognitive ability, personality style, emotional functioning, and any mental health concerns for the purpose of determining parenting capacity. Treatment and other recommendations are provided to assist in custody planning and promoting the parent-child relationship.

 

Services We Offer

Individual Counseling For Adults and Children

Individual counseling, also known as psychotherapy, talk therapy, or counseling—is a collaborative process between therapist and client that aims to facilitate change and help guide you to "the good life." Therapy can help people confront barriers that interfere with emotional and mental well-being, and help to identify a positive direction for their lives. The therapists at Compass Counseling & Evaluation will help you identify specific goals for change and then work alongside you to achieve your goals, by using a variety of evidence based treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, and Mindfulness.  

Couples Counseling

 

Close, loving relationships are vital to an individual's quality of life, sense of happiness and overall well-being. The therapists at Compass Counseling & Evaluation are well-trained in evidence-based therapy models that have demonstrated effectiveness in increasing a couple's satisfaction within their relationship. Therapy can help you to identify and better understand any negative interactions, while providing you and your partner with the support and skills you need to improve your communication. Through well researched techniques, the skilled therapists at Compass Counseling & Evaluation are available to assist you in developing the loving relationship you desire.

“Love has an immense ability to help heal the devastating wounds that life sometimes deals us. Love also enhances our sense of connection to the larger world. Loving responsiveness is the foundation of a truly compassionate, civilized society.” 

― Sue Johnson, Hold Me Tight: Your Guide to the Most Successful Approach to Building Loving Relationships

Family Counseling 

Family therapy can help address communication problems and strained relationships within the family. Our skilled therapists provide a safe and supportive atmosphere for families to more effectively negotiate conflicts and address destructive patterns of interacting. We use proven techniques to teach family members the skills needed to increase harmony and strengthen relationships.