Psychological, Psycho-Educational and ADHD Testing

iStock_000015876260LargeNewtown Therapy and Wellness Center provides a broad range of psychological and mental health evaluations, as well as psycho-educational testing for children, adolescents, and adults. Each assessment is tailored to address the client’s specific needs and concerns, and includes a comprehensive evaluation with treatment recommendations.

If you are interested in testing services, please call the Newtown Therapy and Wellness Center main phone number at (267) 755-9333 or speak with your individual therapist to set up an appointment. The following testing services are currently offered at Newtown Therapy and Wellness Center:

Comprehensive Psychological & Educational Testing

This evaluation is appropriate for concerns related to academic difficulties, learning disabilities, giftedness, attention disorders, mental health (psychopathology), emotional and behavioral issues, and pre-employment screening. The evaluation will be tailored to address the client’s specific needs and may include an assessment of cognitive functioning, educational achievement, attention, emotional, and behavioral functioning, and psychopathology. The evaluation consists of comprehensive interviews with relevant parties (e.g., individual, parents, teachers, spouse, other providers), behavioral observations by the trained examiner, appropriate testing, follow-up feedback and recommendations meeting, and a comprehensive report.

The fee for evaluations is calculated on an hourly-rate basis, varies according to the depth and length of the assessment, and includes all time spent by the examiner on the evaluation.  ($1,500 – $3,500+)

1st Grade Early Admission Testing & School Readiness Assessment

This evaluation is appropriate for testing children who are appropriate for entering 1st grade yet have a birth date that falls after the usual cut-off for 1st grade.  This standard IQ testing is done with the Woodcock Johnson IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities.  Testing will identify whether the child has a mental age of 6 years old, the requirement for the public school system to accept a child for 1st grade in this situation.  Testing is performed by our PA Certified School Psychologist, Susan Cohen, MA.  The fee is $600 for this testing and report write-up.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Testing

This evaluation is appropriate for concerns related to ADHD. It includes comprehensive interviews with relevant parties (e.g., individual, parents, teachers, spouse, other providers), behavioral observations by the trained examiner, a computerized continuous performance test (T.O.V.A.), an assessment of cognitive functioning (if appropriate), multiple informant rating scales, follow-up feedback and recommendations meeting, and a comprehensive report (if required).  Fee is $650 for all testing, meetings, assessment and report write-up.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Testing

This evaluation is appropriate for individuals with concerns related to autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders. It consists of comprehensive interviews with relevant parties (e.g., individual, parents, teachers, other providers), behavioral observations by the trained examiner (this may take place in multiple settings, such as the clinic, school, and/or home), relevant testing (ADOS, CARS, intelligence testing, school-readiness assessment, rating scales), follow-up feedback, a recommendations meeting, and a comprehensive report.  (Call for Pricing)

Fitness For Duty Evaluation – $675