Child and Adolescent Services
Initial Consultation & Evaluation
Complete diagnostic interview and assessment of each child, parents and/or caregivers.
Thorough review of medical history including medication history, past and current medical illnesses, and coordination with medical providers.
Careful review, explanation, and discussion of all diagnoses. Recommendations for treatment options and information for further education and understanding of any diagnosis and treatment will be provided.
Coordination with current and previous treatment providers (including pediatricians and other medical specialists as well therapists), schools (including teachers, school psychologists, and administrators when appropriate), family members, and others who may be important. All coordination will only done with full written consent.
Evaluation to help diagnose and clarify concerns regarding behavior, personality traits, mood, emotional functioning, and cognitive processes. It usually involves a sophisticated and extensive workup to distinguish the psychological contributions that may confound accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Executive Functioning & ADHD: Assessment involves an evaluation of attention and inhibitory systems along with executive functioning abilities. This assessment is far more complex than procedures used in most settings. Attention and executive functioning are important brain functions that have a large impact on many other brain functions.
Assessment of Giftedness: Cognitive evaluation to determine if your child meets criteria for gifted programs and superior intellectual ability.
Treatment offered through web video conferencing and phone sessions as well as in person for NY residents on a limited basis.