There are specific times during the diagnostic and evaluation process that psychological testing can be a very useful tool to help better understand the psychological and emotional issues involved in the individual’s current presenting problems. Psychological evaluations can be conducted with children, adolescents, and adults. This detailed information is then used to guide treatment so that the client progresses as quickly as possible towards a healthier, more balanced life.
Psychologists are uniquely trained and qualified to provide psychological evaluations when necessary. Dr. Alvarez will discuss with you if and when this particular modality would be useful in the overall treatment approach.