Psychological Testing - Counseling & Therapy Services - The Juniper Center

Testing Services

Gathering data to inform and improve your life
At The Juniper Center, our psychological testing services are designed to meet the unique needs of clients of all ages. Psychological testing can benefit in many different ways and is able to give a broad understanding of the individual and their specific needs.. Each of our testing services is unique to the individual and assists with conceptualizing and understanding behavioral, emotional, and cognitive strengths and limitations.

What is Testing?

Testing involves meeting with a qualified therapist who gathers background data and administers psychological testing to get a well rounded picture of ‘you.’ Our services serve as a starting point to create a holistic treatment plan to help you or your loved ones achieve their mental health goals. For that reason, our team of compassionate professionals provides psychological testing services to provide guidance and support for the many components involved in understanding and advancing the multiple facets of mental health.

What can testing help with?

  • Understanding diagnoses and informing treatment
  • Assessing for ADHD, ASD, and a variety of other diagnoses
  • Support for school accommodations, for both primary and secondary education
  • Support for advanced school accommodations, such as IEPs and 504 plans
  • Evaluating current level of functioning
  • Highlighting strengths to focus on in order to improve your life

What does testing look like?

  • A least a one hour session to gather background data and information
  • Several sessions, usually two to three, are dedicated to administering psychological tests, a combination of cognitive, objective, and projective measures
  • The psychometrician works on compiling a diagnostic report that can be utilized by other professionals and providers.
  • Final session to receive feedback from the report and discuss the recommendations being made
  • Recommendations may include changes in the home and school environment, behavioral changes, referrals for additional services, or medication management services

Helping You Live Your Best Life

At The Juniper Center, we understand it takes courage to ask for help, and we don’t expect you to do it alone. Using a combination of scientific techniques and compassionate care, we empower our clients to live their best lives. Our team of mental health professionals leverages their extensive experience and training to create individualized treatment plans to help our clients reach their professional, personal, and mental health goals.

For many, the first step in achieving mental health goals is through diagnosis. Whether you require psychological testing services for the first time or are looking to re-evaluate your needs, we are here to help. Contact a member of our team to discuss what testing could look like for you. We look forward to hearing from you.

Testing Staff

mirel-castle

Mirel Castle, Psy.D.

BCBS, UHC, Aetna
nicole-merkouris

Nicole Merkouris, PsyD.

BCBS, UHC

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