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Neuropsychological Evaluations

What is a neuropsychological evaluation?

A neuropsychological assessment is a series of tests that identifies the ways in which the different aspects of your brain works. Some of the aspects of cognition that are explored in a neuropsychological evaluation include executive functions (planning, organizing, strategizing, problem solving) attention, memory, language, visual spatial ability and sensorimotor functioning. Psychoeducational evaluations can be offered separately, although they are typically part of a more comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation.

Types of Neuropsychological Evaluations

  • Learning styles

  • Attention styles

  • Memory

  • Cognitive strengths and weaknesses

  • Problem solving style

  • Brain trauma

  • Neurological disorders

What Can a Neuropsychological Evaluation Tell Me?

They can identify a child or adult’s learning or developmental troubles and make recommendations that can take advantage of strengths.

Neuropsychological assessments are often required to provide special services to students

They can determine if there are changes over time in someone’s brain that might indicate illness or injury.

It can help diagnose dementia and can help neurologists assess the efficacy of treatment for dementia.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy can be a chance to tell your personal story in a new way and to be heard in a new way. Telling your story to an empathic listener in a safe and confidential setting can give rise to a rich understanding of feelings and emotions and can provide new understandings.

It can be used to overcome long standing psychological and emotional difficulties and can also be used as a path to personal growth and insight. It can help to deal with loss, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, life direction and to improve self-esteem.

Child and adolescent therapy can help address behavioral issues as well as many of the normal developmental issues that can create difficulties for young people

 

Forensic Evaluations

Evaluations are offered for a variety of forensic situations, including a wide variety of immigration-related issues. It should be understood that these evaluations are intended to be from a neutral point of view and there is no guarantee that the evaluation will benefit your case. However, many lawyers have found that our forensic evaluations often make their cases stronger. Our forensic services for immigrants deal with some of the situations listed below:

  • Suspension of removal based on hardship to a U.S. citizen or resident

  • Political asylum *Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self-petitions

  • N-648 waivers

  • T-visas

  • U-visas

  • Humanitarian cases

We also offer psychological evaluations for the following:

  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs)

  • Incarcerated youth

  • Forensic neuropsychological exams

  • Evaluations related to the cognitive capacity of the subject (competency, state of mind at the time of a crime)

Services

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