Clinical Psychological Evaluations
If a person is having problems at work, school, or in their relationships, tests can help a psychologist understand whether he or she might have issues with anger management, learning problems or interpersonal skills, or certain personality traits that may be contributing to the problem.
ADHD Evaluation: €300
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can impact every area of a child's life, from friendships and family interaction to school, self-esteem and even personal safety. Although children with ADHD are often bright and talented, impulsivity, irritability and distractibility frequently hinder their progress and performance. In time, behaviors such as fidgeting in class, forgetting assignments and being emotionally volatile can define a child, eclipsing other aptitudes and abilities.
Comprehensive Neuropsychological Assessment: between €300 and €500
A neuropsychological test is considered to be a comprehensive evaluation that evaluates your behavioral, cognitive, learning style and emotional function. This test, according to WebMD, is designed to help a doctor find out how a problem, such as concentrating, solving problems or remembering things, may be affecting your brain. Your doctor may recommend this test if they believe you have a disease affecting the brain such as Alzheimer’s disease, a stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s or epilepsy. The key areas are assessed during this type of test will include your IQ, academic achievement, language-based abilities, executive functioning, attention capacities, memory abilities and social functioning.
Comprehensive Psychoeducational Assessment: between €300 to €500
Psychoeducational assessments are recommended for students who struggle academically. These assessments diagnose learning disabilities, ADHD, intellectual delays, and other conditions. The assessment report can help receive special accommodations and support at school, college, or university.
Autism/Developmental Delays: €300
Formal developmental screens should also be completed whenever there's a concern about development, whether it be a parent or a pediatrician's concerns. These screens look at all areas of development-language communication, problem-solving, social-emotional, and fine and gross motor skills. An autism screening should be completed on all children at 18 and 24 months.
Psycho-vocational assessment: between €300 and €500
What is a psychological-vocational assessment? A Vocation Assessment is conducted in order to determine an individual's skills, knowledge and aptitude in a variety of areas, with the purpose of identifying and determining their level of functioning in their job, and future decision-making around employment.
The terms vocational evaluation and vocational assessment are sometimes used interchangeably. Technically, vocational assessment refers to a bigger picture of an individual’s work/training background, general functional abilities, and social/behavioral characteristics. It can include information about medical factors, psychological makeup, educational background, and work skills and abilities. The term vocational evaluation refers to an appraisal of a person’s work-related characteristics that are important to education and training and to getting and keeping a job.
Vocational Assessment: €300
A vocational assessment looks at cognitive ability, personality characteristics, personal interests, and styles of working with others. Vocational assessments integrate a career-focused interview and an array of psychological assessment measures, in order to provide recommendations for identifying a career path. The assessment provides an understanding of an individual’s unique abilities, intellectual capacity, personality style, and areas of interest. Individuals who are currently in the process of a career transition, unemployed or anticipating unemployment, or unsatisfied with their current career are appropriate candidates for vocational assessment.
Social-emotional assessment: between €300 and €500
Social-emotional assessments are needed when a child or teenager has problems with anxiety, anger, sadness, or has difficulty interacting with peers, teachers, or parents. They open a window into a child's inner world and often serve as a starting point for therapy.
Cognitive Assessment: €300
The Cognitive assessment (or intelligence testing) is used to determine an individual’s general thinking and reasoning abilities, also known as intellectual functioning or IQ. Intelligence testing can assess various domains of your child’s cognitive capacity. An assessment and therapy clinic may test for the following:
Verbal comprehension: understanding verbal information, thinking in words and expressing thoughts in words
Perceptual reasoning: ability to organise and reason with visual information, and to solve visual problems
Working memory: ability to retain and manipulate verbal information
Processing speed: ability to scan, process and identify information accurately.
Most Other Clinical Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations are between €300 and €500.