Allenmore Psychological Associates remains OPEN. During this period of concern and anxiety having access to quality behavioral health care is important and our staff is dedicated to ensuring your behavioral health care needs are met. In the unlikely event that the WA Department of Health directs us to close we will notify patients via telephone on the day of their appointment (similar to our Snow Day policy). If you are an existing patient who is demonstrating symptoms associated with the coronavirus or impacted by related closures (e.g. cannot find day care due to a school closure) and need to cancel we ask that you inform our staff as soon as possible, APA will not charge you for a late cancellation.

Psychological Evaluations

Intelligence Testing Session with WAIS at Allenmore - psychological testing TacomaAllenmore Pyschological Associates (APA) is pleased to provide a wide range of psychological evaluations and psychological testing to Tacoma and surrounding area residents based upon each client’s needs. Evaluations are performed in order to obtain in-depth and objective assessment of the individual’s intellectual, personality, mental health and behavioral functioning. They are useful in assessing intelligence, personal aptitudes, skills and abilities, personality characteristics and coping styles, and signs and symptoms of mental disorders. Psychological testing is also useful in clarifying an individual’s diagnosis, determining the extent or severity of mental health disorder and providing treatment or other types of recommendations. Psychological assessments typically employ both clinical interviews and a battery of standardized psychological tests.

Academic and Career Assessments

Whether someone is in school, looking for a job, or simply considering a career change, an academic or career assessment can be quite helpful. Academic assessments can help students clarify academic and career direction—saving expense and years of unnecessary time in school. Similarly, a career assessment may jumpstart a person’s career course or provide a focused alternative to a dead-end job or unfulfilling career.

Our psychologists have a wide range of skillsets that include advising high school students all the way up to targeted career counseling for upper-level managers and leaders. By utilizing personality assessments, Holland codes, and up-to-date data regarding career conditions and trends, we can help individuals find a career path that can provide them short-term, intermediate, and long-term success and fulfillment.

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Child and Adolescent Evaluations

There are several reasons children and adolescents may need to have a psychological evaluation. These assessments can help to better understand a child’s or adolescent’s emotional and behavioral functioning or their qualification for a learning disorder. Psychological evaluations can also help to differentiate between different diagnoses, such as attention deficit disorders and anxiety disorders. This differentiation is imperative to guiding treatment and attaining adequate support for the child or adolescent.

Disability Evaluations

Disability evaluations come in various forms and from various organizations. However, they generally fall into two types: evaluations for short-term and long-term disability. Regardless of your unique circumstances, APA’s trained psychologists are equipped to address your evaluation needs. We can even coordinate your evaluation with case workers, adjudicators, attorneys and others involved in the process. We have had extensive experience interacting with the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), the Division of Disability Determination Services (DDS), Labor and Industries (L&I), and other organizations that serve persons with disabilities.

Counselor & Client Completing Disability Evaluation At Allenmore Counseling in Tacoma WA

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Neuropsychological evaluations are conducted to assess intellectual ability, attention, concentration, memory, abstract reasoning ability, learning ability, verbal and nonverbal problem solving skills, and verbal comprehension. The results can be used to identify impairments in intellectual and cognitive functioning, and to measure the nature and extent of dementia, brain injury and brain damage. Neuropsychological testing also employs clinical interviews and a battery of standardized tests.

Contact Allenmore Psychological Associates for Further Information

For over 30 years, APA has been providing a wide variety of psychological testing Tacoma, Lakewood, University Place, Gig Harbor, Puyallup and surrounding areas residents have come to rely upon to answer a variety of important questions. If you need a psychological evaluation completed, we would be happy to do the same for you. To learn more about psychological testing or to make arrangements to schedule a psychological evaluation, please contact us at (253) 752-7320.

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