Dr. Stewart has completed extensive training in order to conduct the following types of assessments:
Psychological assessments can be used to assess emotional, behavioral and personality factors in children, adolescents and adults. Having an appropriate and comprehensive understanding as to how a person thinks, feels, and behaviorist often the first step in developing appropriate and effective therapeutic interventions.
A typical psychological assessment battery will include some combination of measures assessing IQ, achievement (for children), personality, emotional functioning, behavioral patterns, and social development.
Psychological assessments can be used to:
Assess for and differentiate specific diagnoses (i.e., Is it anxiety or attention problems that are influencing school performance?)
Assess the impact of a specific problem area on the person's present functioning (i.e., the evaluation of PTSD symptoms and the impact of these symptoms on one's day to day functioning)
Assessment of ADHD and Learning Disorders
Assessment of Intellectual Functioning (IQ) and Achievement