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Testing and Evaluation

The testing we provide at Commonwealth Psychological Associates greatly simplifies the diagnosis, treatment, and support of those in need of psychological evaluation. We offer neuropsychological, audiological, and speech/language evaluations in addition to a full range of psychological tests. This type of testing supplements and expands our existing services, which are all conveniently provided under one roof, allowing us to quickly respond to a wide variety of patient needs and an age population from early childhood to geriatric. The testing services provided at Commonwealth Psychological Associates are available to individuals, businesses, public agencies, athletes and sports teams, referring physicians, and attorneys.

Some of the tests given as part of the neuropsychological evaluation are given by the neuropsychologist. Others are given by a psychometrist: A person who is not a psychologist but is specially trained and qualified to administer psychological and neuropsychological measures. While administering the measures, a psychometrists is under supervision by a licensed psychologist (in this case, the neuropsychologist), providing the doctor with observations of the patient's performance from an additional perspective. All analysis of neuropsychological data, conclusions, and report writing are performed by the licensed neuropsychologist.

Commonwealth Psychological Associates provides testing for the following:
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Attention/concentration problems
  • Learning disorders/Learning disabilities
  • Dyslexia/Reading problems
  • Central auditory processing disorders
  • School problems
  • ASD, ASL, Autism, Asperger's Syndrome
  • Memory deficits
  • Dementia evaluation
  • Cognitive impact of:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Seizure disorders
- Genetic, metabolic and infectious diseases
- Other rare diseases of children and adults

  • Emotional impact of physical ailments
  • Competency evaluations
  • Preparations for court or agency proceedings
  • "Gifted and talented" evaluations
  • Deafness/Hearing impairment
  • Pain evaluations

Services

Following is a summary of our typical services:

  • Treatment of Anxiety / OCD / Panic Attacks / Phobias
  • Treatment of Depression & Bipolar Disorder
  • Pre-Natal Anxiety / Post-Partum Depression
  • Trauma / Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Grief, Loss, & Bereavement
  • Anger Management
  • Marriage & Family Stress
  • Parent Training
  • Coping with Chronic Illness/ Pain/ Health & Wellness / Mindfulness
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Sports Psychology
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Smoking Cessation / Habit Control
  • Eating Disorders
  • And more...
    • Learning Disabilities (LD) / Developmental Disabilities (DD)
    • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
    • Conduct Disorder / Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
    • Forensic Evaluations / Corporate Consultations
    • Non-suicidal Self Injury
    • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (LGBT) Issues
    • Tic Disorders
    • Physical/Sexual Abuse