At Forward Counseling, we offer a variety of assessment services to help you know your baseline and grow from there. We offer assessments in these areas:
Mental Health Assessments (including assessing for Depression, Mood Disorder, Anxiety, ADHD, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Post Partum Depression, Adjustment Disorder, Stress and Coping)
Autism Spectrum Disorders Assessment (Including Asbergers & Sensory Processing)
Speech and Language Assessments
Academic Functioning for grades 1-12
Personal Values Assessment
Health and Fitness Assessment (including strength, endurance, nutrition and body fat percentage)
Personality Assessments (including strengths, weaknesses)
Career Interest Assessment
Why do an assessment?
An assessment can help you create goals to address the real issues.
An assessment can lead to school accomodations for your child to help them succeed.
An assessment can answer your questions of why you do certain things the way you do them.
How does Forward Counseling Charge for Assessment Services?
The assessments are done by our team of providers whose fees range from $50-125 per hour. Below you can find each assessment service and the expected length of time and charge to complete each assessment. In some cases, your insurance may pay for testing services. Unfortunately, in a lot of cases Insurance does not cover testing, but we will do our best to file it properly. We charge up front for testing and if your insurance happens to also pay, we will issue you a refund.
Mental Health Assessments $125 Per hour, 1-4 hours, approximate cost $375
Autism Spectrum Disorders Assessment This is a team effort by Dr. Wanderman, Denice Perkins, SLP, Jessica Shea, LCSW and Esther Flanders OT/RL. Clients will need to spend time with each provider. $125 per hour, approximately 6 hours, approximate total cost $725
Speech and Language Assessments with Denice Perkins, SLP-CCC $125 Per hour, approximately 2 hours, approximate cost $250
Academic Functioning Assessments for grades 1-12 $50 per hour approximately 6 hours for testing and interpreting results, approximate total cost $300
Personal Values Assessment 1 hour w Jessica Shea, LCSW $125
Nutrition Assessments by Dr Wanderman, 1-2 hours, approximate cost $350; by Emily Phipps, RN $50 per hour, by Deborah McLaughlin $65 per hour
Health and Fitness Assessment by Deborah McLaughlin, $65 per hour, approximate total cost $200
Personality Assessments 1 hour with Jessica Shea, LCSW $125
Career Interest Assessment 1 hour with Jessica Shea, LCSW $125
Marital Assessment and Intervention Plan with Greg Hale, MS, Ann Marie Schoenherr, MFT or Jessica Reed, LPC-MHSP, $85 per hour, approximately 5 hours, approximately $425