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Our neuropsychological evaluation services can provide detailed information about a client's cognitive strengths and weaknesses, assist in making an accurate diagnosis and facilitate treatment planning.
Treatment plans and recommendations can be developed to improve functioning in daily life. Our Neuropsychologists offer neuropsychological evaluation and testing services for children, adolescents, and adults ages 8 & up.
A wide range of diseases, disorders and injuries can negatively impact cognitive functioning and one’s ability to function efficiently in daily life. Neuropsychological evaluation and testing services can often be helpful for individuals with the following conditions:
Pediatric Neuropsychological Evaluation may be appropriate for children ages 8-16 who may be experiencing:
Neuropsychological testing and evaluation can take several hours to complete but it is an interesting process and the time will go very fast. You will be asked to do a number of different kinds of exercises that might feel like puzzles and games. A neuropsychological evaluation will utilize paper-and-pencil or computerized types of tests (no needles or wires!) that measure cognitive abilities such as:
Based on the neuropsychological evaluation and other clinical information, our neuropsychologists identify a client’s cognitive strengths, learning style, and potential areas of cognitive weakness. The neuropsychologist will then recommend interventions including individualized strategies for overcoming difficulties and might also make referrals for other services such as psychotherapy or psychiatry, if needed.
CPA’s neuropsychologists all meet the highest standards of education and training in neuropsychology, and several are board-certified through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Before choosing a neuropsychologist (at CPA or elsewhere), it’s important to learn about the education and training standards required to practice neuropsychology – very few psychologists meet these standards.
Our Clinical Neuropsychologists offer Neuropsychological Evaluations & Testing in Boston, Newton Wellesley and Newton Watertown. Our Newton Wellesley location offers free parking and we have offices that are just minutes away from Cambridge, Needham, Natick, Framingham and other metrowest locations. Clients frequently travel from all areas of Massachusetts, as well as Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut for our psychological evaluation services. We are happy to accommodate scheduling needs.
To learn more, complete our quick and easy Online Intake Form or call us at (617) 259-1895 today.
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