ACHIEVE PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Quality Assessments You Can Count On
SPECIALIZING IN PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENTS
Serving Grande Prairie and area
Child and youth psychoeducational assessments include:
One intake session with the parent(s) where your psychologist will establish the referral question(s) and explore developmental and academic history.
Two sessions for standardized testing that measures cognitive ability/intelligence (IQ) and academic achievement.
Completion of rating scales from multiple raters (e.g., self report and teacher and parent rating scales) across different environments (e.g., home and school).
A formal, written report that includes specific, individualized recommendations that are tailored to the strengths and challenges of the client’s unique learning profile.
A feedback meeting with the parent(s) where your psychologist will thoroughly explain the results and recommendations of the psychoeducational report and answer any questions you may have.
GET TO KNOW ME
Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to get into a career path that would make a difference in people’s lives. This interest led me to become a teacher and eventually pursue a Masters degree in Psychology. As a registered psychologist in the Grande Prairie area, I am committed to the well-being of all my patients and go above and beyond to cater to their needs.
I have been practicing in the area of education and school psychology since 2008. I focus on developing a clear understanding of the learning needs of children and creating program plans to help teachers meet those needs within the classroom.
COMING SOON - COUNSELLING
Coming January 2022 - Achieve Psychological Services is expanding to include individual therapy for both children (ages 11+) and adults.
Amanda Chandler will be joining the team to offer this valuable service. Amanda is completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. She has been a junior high teacher in Grande Prairie since 2012. Her focus is on creating collaborative therapeutic relationships and building authentic connections in order to understand who you are as an individual, so you feel empowered to work through your challenges head on. She values the relationship between spiritual, mental, physical and emotional health. Her interests are in the realm of grief & loss, stress management and helping you through the storms of life.
If you are ready to take the step towards finding wellness please contact Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees for Psychoeducational Assessments are based on the Psychologist Association of Alberta Recommended Fee Schedule www.psychologistsassociation.ab.ca/site/recommended_fee_schedule
The fee for assessment services are based on the number of hours and tools required to complete an assessment.
Each assessment will be completed based on the individual child's needs; therefore there is no set cost.
The exact cost of a comprehensive psychoeducational assessment will depend on the referral question(s), test measures administered to answer the referral question(s), how far the examinee progresses in each sub-test, and the ability of the examinee to work efficiently. However, the total cost for all psychoeducational assessments will fall in the range of $1500 and $2000 and will not exceed this range.
Fees for counselling with Amanda are based on a student rate of $80/hr.
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