Neuropsychological Clinic

Our Neuropsychology Clinic provides neuropsychological and psychological assessment services for adults and seniors who have a variety of neurological, medical or psychiatric problems. We also provide pre-surgical psychological assessments for candidates in the Surgical Weight Management Program at NSMC. These assessments can help determine factors that may influence a candidate's post-surgical success.

Conditions Treated

  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Dementia (e.g., Alzheimer's, vascular)
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Mood Disorders (e.g., Depression, Bipolar disorder)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Intake Form

The intake form helps us gather valuable information necessary to determine the type of services needed. Please download and fill out the intake form.

You may also call to receive a copy of the form. The number to call is 978.354.2705

Once the completed form is returned to us, we will place the patient on our wait list. An initial diagnostic interview may be scheduled to obtain more information, clarify the questions, and discuss how we can best help you.

  • Some insurances require pre-authorization for testing. If this is the case, the clinician will complete the required forms and submit them to the insurance company.
  • Once an authorization for testing is obtained in such cases, an appointment for the evaluation will be scheduled.
  • NOTE: most insurance companies do not pay for testing that is being done solely for educational purposes.

Initial Interview/Evaluation

  • The neuropsychological interview for adults and seniors MAY include family members or others who know the patient well (as appropriate).
  • Following the interview, the neuropsychologist administers a comprehensive battery of standardized tests. Most of the testing involves paper-and-pencil type tests, and there is occasionally a computer test.
  • The amount of time for each evaluation varies depending on the diagnostic question(s). Often neuropsychological assessments for adults take three to six hours to complete.

Feedback Meeting

Results of the testing are reviewed with the patient, typically in a follow-up appointment. At this meeting, we discuss the results of the assessment, including:

  • Performance in various areas of functioning
  • Overall strengths and weaknesses
  • Diagnoses
  • Specific recommendations

A report that includes conclusions and recommendations is provided and can be forwarded to the referring doctor upon request.