Psycho Educational Testing

Below you’ll find a description of our psycho educational testing services that we administer to our clients. When you’re ready to schedule your testing session, please click the ‘Schedule Today’ button to connect with us and get the process started.

Schedule Today!

Purpose of a psycho-educational evaluation

Psycho-educational testing is designed to eliminate the guessing game and identify the root cause of poor academic performance in children and teens.  This assessment can specifically define both your child’s strengths and his areas of weakness, allowing the strengths to be amplified and the weaknesses to be targeted and overcome.

For many children, having a psycho-educational assessment performed is the first step toward not only securing a diagnosis (i.e., Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), but also accessing a range of timely interventions and support programs.

Signs that a psycho educational evaluation is needed for your child

  • Your child continues to struggle greatly and consistently in certain areas despite classroom accommodations/additional help being provided
  • Your child has a progressively worsening attitude toward school (e.g. a complete loss of interest in school as a whole or the belief that he is “bad at school”)
  • Persistently disruptive behavior in class, and/or a failure to learn basic intellectual, social, or behavioral skills (as appropriate for his age group).

Components of a psycho educational evaluation

  • Cognitive processing abilities (including logical reasoning, processing speed, memory, attention, and executive functioning).
  • Current level of academic knowledge in various subject areas such as reading, writing, and math.
  • Screening for social, behavioral, and emotional functioning.

Steps of the Neuropsychological Testing Process

INTAKE

TESTING

FEEDBACK

Ready to Schedule an Appointment?

We know how difficult it can be to take the first step to begin therapy. You also may have questions! We’re available to process your request and get you scheduled with one of our qualified professionals. Plus, our team is available to answer your questions about our services, our caring counselors, or any additional details. Please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with you soon!

Contact Us Today! Click here to fill out our contact form >>

Other Therapy Services at Sheltering Oaks Counseling

We have a number of valuable mental health services at our Wesley Chapel, FL based therapy clinic. Of course, you may have multiple concerns or may know someone who could benefit from these services! That's why we offer Christian counselingcounseling for young adults, therapy for cancer survivors, trauma therapy, marriage counseling, family therapy, and counseling for ministers. Not only can we help you in our Tampa area counseling offices, but we can also work with you anywhere in the state with online therapy in Florida.

In addition to therapy, we also provide a wide variety of testing services, including neuropsychological testing, ADHD testing, Gifted testing, and more. Finally, our specialty services for veterans and parents as IEP advocates can help you too! We would love to connect when you are ready to reach out.

Facebook Feed

Sheltering Oaks Counseling

Mental Health Service
207

Sheltering Oaks Counseling provides counseling for Individuals, Couples and Families including Children, Teens and Groups.

Sheltering Oaks Counseling

Sheltering Oaks Counseling

1 week 1 day ago

We are excited to announce that we have a new psychologist starting with us. Brenna Grant Squires is making her move down from Virginia and…

Blog

Facing the Black Holes of Your Life

Leanne Vaughan - Sheltering Oaks Counseling I can still see the woman’s face. I was speaking to a church women’s group several years ago. Though the topic escapes me, I remember saying something like, “For some of you, there may be a secret in your past. You may know...

What Does That Mean?

Yesterday, a friend called and told me his son had been diagnosed with a mental illness that does not typically go away, even with treatment. We talked for a while about symptoms, his relief at knowing a name for his son’s struggle, and ways to support his son. Then...

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month We at Sheltering Oaks are grateful for our partnership with the Children’s Cancer Center, in Tampa, which allows us to serve patients, siblings, parents, and caregivers affected by childhood cancers. This month, we will...

Three Action Steps Parents Can Take to Manage Technology Properly

1. Less is More As parents, it is important to monitor our children for technology overuse. This is important because of the negative effects of overuse. These negative effects include: lack of sleep, poor social skills, and a poor sense of identity. We simply have to...

Mrs. Harsh

Mrs. Harsh is a third grade teacher that runs a tight ship. She takes pride that none of her students speak out of turn, they almost always stay in the line in the hall, and the never bother her with silly questions during desk work. Most of her teacher friends...

Shelter from the Storm for the Sexually Abused

I highly recommend this group to all those who have endured sexual abuse. Please open the attachment to view the brochure. DOWNLOAD Brochure

Adoption

Adoption always involves loss. Many adoptive parents celebrate adoption day because their child is finally officially theirs. Some may celebrate adoption day annually as a secondary birthday for their child. Celebrations are great, but adoptions also mean loss,...

Parents- have you found the right school for your child?

Choosing the Right School: Finding the Best Fit for your Child and Family I am pleased to announce a free workshops to all parents. This workshop is from 7:30-9pm on April 10th. Be sure to register (see the link below). Dr. Marlene R. Bloom will address the many...

Why Play Therapy?

Many parents may wonder how playing at home may differ from play therapy in the office. The main difference is that play therapy produces therapeutic change and thus the reduction of presenting problems rather than just having fun at home. Play therapy builds on the...

What is the Difference between Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression?

Pregnancy is often physically draining, but filled with excitement, joy, and fear. Carrying a child for ten months creates an opportunity to fantasize about the joys of parenthood and the instant love you will poor on your child upon his or her arrival. You have...
Share This