Psychological Testing and Evaluation

Pattison Professional Counseling and Mediation Center offers a comprehensive psychological testing service administered by our licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Nina J. Gawlik.

At Pattison, Psychological Evaluations or Testing is used in the therapy process to help both the client and the therapist understand how the client thinks, learns and feels.  In many clinical situations, testing can be very helpful in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), mood and anxiety disorders, schizophrenia or thought disorders, problems with memory, sexual or emotional abuse, behavioral problems with children, and academic problems or learning disabilities. Psychological and Developmental Evaluations can be provided for children as young as three years of age.

Some of the testing available at Pattison include:

Psychological Evaluations:

  • Assess Personality and Emotional Functioning
  • ADHD (Children and Adults)
  • Developmental Disorders (e.g. Autism, Asperger’s, PDD, Mental Retardation)
  • Behavioral Problems with Children
  • Mental Health Evaluations for Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Psycho-Educational Evaluation:

  • Intellectual (I.Q.)
  • Academic Achievement to Rule Out Learning Disabilities

Psychological Evaluations for Medical Purposes:

  • Surgical Clearance (e.g. Bariatric Bypass Candidates)
  • Pain Management (e.g. Candidates for Implantation of Neurostimulator)

Neuropsychological Evaluations:

  • Memory Impairment
  • Dementia

Forensic Psychological Evaluations and Consultations:

  • Court-ordered Parenting Ability Evaluations
  • Custody / Parenting Plan Evaluations
  • Child Abuse / Sexual Abuse
  • Civil Litigation
  • Incapacity Assessment for Non-Court Ordered Cases

To schedule testing for you or your child, please call us today for an appointment.