A neuropsychological evaluation is often requested when there is either an injury or illness, that affects brain functioning. The evaluation usually consists of four components: 1) an initial consultation interview, 2) neuropsychological testing designed to assess cognitive, emotional, behavioral and interpersonal abilities, 3) consultation with the referring physician and 4) a feedback session to discuss the results and recommendations. The evaluation delineates brain-related difficulties across a variety of skill domains and recommends treatment interventions designed to remediate documented difficulties.
Psychotherapy begins with the development of a relationship between therapist and client. It involves applying a set of techniques intended to improve mental health. Patients can present with issues that involve psychological, behavioral, social and somatic dimensions that often make it difficult for them to manage their lives and achieve their goals. Psychotherapy attempts to help individuals, couples and families through the utilization of a variety of standard and eclectic treatment approaches. N-E-T-S offers individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy.
Cognitive remediation is often recommended for traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities and cognitive problems resulting from chronic illness, tick-borne illnesses and other neurological conditions that impact intellectual and functional capacities. Cognitive remediation consists of the development of compensatory strategies and customized exercises designed to improve cognitive abilities and functioning. Home assignments can be given to practice exercises and to reinforce techniques and strategies learned during sessions. After the basic principles of cognitive remediation are learned, these principles can be applied to real life situations.
N-E-T-S offers seminars and workshops customized to meet the needs of professional and community organizations, school systems and corporations. Through our PREP workshops we provide training to enhance communication skills for couples, families and corporate/management teams.
Consultations are available to address clinical, academic or professional issues including case consultation, Independent Psychological Evaluations (IPE), executive coaching and organizational contingency/disaster planning.