Psychological evaluations typically occur when there are questions about or a need for diagnostic clarity regarding a patient’s emotional, social, and behavioral health. This is the next step when something is unable to be resolved during counseling and therapy. These evaluations are shorter than full neuropsychological evaluations and consist of an initial diagnostic interview, one to three hours of testing, and a brief session to discuss results.
Common Reasons for Referral:
- When there are questions about, or a need for diagnostic clarity with regard to a patient’s emotional, social, and behavioral health.
- Something that is unable to be resolved through counseling/therapy
What the service consists of:
- These are shorter than full neuropsychological evaluation appointments and
- Initial diagnostic interview
- 1-3 hours of testing
- A brief feedback session after testing to discuss results
- The report is generated for the patient and referring provider.
- Referrals for individual psychotherapy are part of psychological testing