Developmental/Autism/ADHD Assessments

Developmental /Autism/ADHD Assessments The developmental evaluation systematically explores cognitive, developmental, social, and emotional symptoms to guide understanding of the nature of developmental delays and behavioral concerns. We employ a variety of assessment measures to guide understanding of symptoms that may suggest an autism spectrum disorder, broad intellectual disability, and/or executive functioning deficits and behavioral features …

Neuropsychological Testing

Neuropsychological Testing A neuropsychological evaluation provides trained (neuro)psychologist with information to determine how your brain is working. This evaluation generally includes various assessments, questionnaires, and/or activities to measure different areas of how we think and concentrate, such as reading, language usage, attention span, verbal and nonverbal learning, processing speed, reasoning, memory, problem-solving, motor functioning, mood, …

Innovative Group Therapies

Innovative Group Therapies Immersive Role Play Gaming Therapy Immersive role play gaming therapy (IRPGT) is a cutting edge, evidence-based treatment offered at Hugh S. Smith, Ph.D. & Associates, P.C. Clients immerse themselves in a fantasy world, roleplaying as a character that they have created on their own, or with the help of the facilitator.   …

Forensic & Agency Referred Services

Forensic/Agency Referred Services HSSA provides direct contracted comprehensive psychological services to county agencies and utilize a team approach in our provision of services.  Our collaborative approach is in keeping with our philosophy of commitment to excellence and integrity in the evaluation and treatment of the whole person. We strive to identify the unique strengths of …

Internship / Practicum

Internship/Practicum HSSA is pleased to be part of the Immaculata University Psychology Internship Consortium, an APA accredited internship, organized and monitored by the Immaculata’s Psychology and Counseling Department. The Consortium provides doctoral internships for Immaculata’s Psy.D. clinical doctoral candidates.  HSSA also provides advanced psychology practicum training in psychotherapy and psychological assessment for area graduate programs. …

Psychological Assessment

Psychological Evaluations Psychological evaluations can take many forms, but generally involve a clinical interview, observations, and testing to provide guidance to the individual, family, treatment providers and/or educators in meeting a specific concern or need.  A frequent goal is diagnostic clarity to help guide treatment. Psychoeducational testing can help identify features of a student that …

Independent Psychoeducational Evaluations

Independent Psychoeducational Assessment Let our team help meet your psychoeducational assessment needs! Our evaluators provide a comfortable setting, meeting with the student and parents/caregivers in office, school, or mutually convenient location. We conduct a thorough background interview to gain insight into the whole person and select approved standardized measures to assess specific areas of cognitive …