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Community Mental Health Clinic

Assessment and Testing

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Community Mental Health Clinic

Address:
Wayne Hall, 8th Floor
125 West Rosedale Avenue 
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2510
Fax: 610-436-2929
Email: cmhs@wcupa.edu


Assessment and Testing

Psychological Evaluations and School Admissions Testing

There are a number of reasons why a child, adolescent or adult may seek a psychological evaluation. Some common reasons include problems with attention, difficulty with specific subjects (e.g. math, reading), learning difficulties, difficulty remembering information, mood changes, and/or behavioral problems that affect school, work or relationships.  Our assessments start with a ~1 hour comprehensive interview to identify goals and testing needs. We suggest bringing any records (e.g. school, medical) that you’d like us to review to the interview session. In addition to face to face interviews with clients and/or their families, we might also consult with you to reach out to schools and/or other health care professionals, with your written permission.  After the interview is complete, we will schedule a testing session that can last anywhere from 2-6 hours. Testing could be scheduled over more than one day and may include clinician-administered standardized tests and/or computer-based tests. Based on each client’s individual needs, testing may include assessment of intelligence, academic skills, attention, learning, memory, problem solving skills and mood/personality.  We will schedule a feedback session a few weeks after the testing is completed and scored, to go over results, the report, and our recommendations.  We are currently offering the following assessment services:

  • Cognitive Assessments for Independent School Admissions
  • Learning Disability Evaluations
  • Intelligence Testing
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorder Evaluations (e.g. ADHD)
  • Mood and Personality Assessments

Our fees are billed hourly and typically range from $400- $1,000. Fees vary, because testing is individualized, based on the needs of the client and/or referral sources.  This guides the number of hours needed for interviews, test administration, scoring, report writing, and feedback sessions. We will provide a specific fee for your testing after the initial diagnostic interview is completed.  Fees for any follow-up psychotherapy services through our clinic are separate from the assessment cost and can be found on the Fees page.  Please also note that we do not conduct forensic evaluations.  See Exclusions for further information.

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