Services

Assessments

There are many reasons to seek a psychological assessment, including for disability issues, for diagnosis after head trauma, illness or dementia, for the courts, and for work-related and fitness-to-practise issues.

Independent Medical/Psychological Examinations


  • Personal Injury and Trauma, including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Aftermath of Abuse or Assault
  • Assessment of Work-Related Disability
  • Pain
  • Psychological impairment

Neuropsychological Assessments


  • For adults experiencing cognitive difficulties, behavioural changes, and/or emotional distress after stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological or medical conditions.
  • Evaluation to determine the presence and degree of cognitive impairments in concentration, organization, reasoning, memory, language, perception, coordination, or personality.
  • Results can differentiate among illnesses, diagnose dementia, and identify weaknesses that may lead to occupational or psycho-social disability.

Legal/Forensic Assessments


  • Establish the extent of, and limits to, impairment, PTSD, or other legal claims.
  • Document or rule out psychological injuries.
  • Validity and Malingering are examined with standardized instruments to assess and provide evidence concerning the legitimacy of claims.

Fitness-to-Practise Assessments


  • May be required following professional complaints to evaluate and diagnose psychological illness
  • Document mental-health issues related to professional judgement and behaviour
  • Assist in evaluating emotional, cognitive, and behavioural competency
  • Evaluate barriers to return-to-work
  • Recommend treatment options
  • May be commissioned by professional regulatory bodies or by individuals or their counsel