- Adult ADHD
- Anxiety Disorders
- Dementia (e.g., Alzheimer's, vascular)
- Intellectual Disability
- Memory Disorders
- Mild Cognitive Impairment
- Mood Disorders (e.g., Depression, Bipolar disorder)
- Traumatic Brain Injury
The intake form helps us gather valuable information necessary to determine the type of services needed.
You may also call 978.354.2705 to receive a copy of the form
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.
- 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.
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
- Specific recommendations
A report that includes conclusions and recommendations is provided and can be forwarded to the referring doctor upon request.