Frequent Asked Questions

What is Clinical Neuropsychology?

Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships. A clinical neuropsychologist is a psychologist with specialized training in how mood, behavior, and cognitive functions relate to brain structures and systems

What Will be Assessed?

The nature of the assessment will depend on the specific concerns to be addressed, but may include the following: Intellectual & Academic Functioning Attention/Concentration Processing Speed Problem Solving & Reasoning Motor Functioning Language Visual Spatial Processing New Learning & Memory Mood, Personality & Emotional Functioning​​

How Long is the Neuropsychological Assessment & What Can I expect Afterward?

The neuropsychological assessment typically lasts between 4-8 hours, depending on the referral question. During the initial appointment the neuropsychologist will conduct an interview with the patient and family to review the client’s history and discuss any questions that need to be addressed. The feedback appointment, typically scheduled 2 weeks following the initial meeting, will outline the person’s unique pattern of strengths and weakness. A written report will be provided at the time of feedback and will include treatment recommendations.

What can you expect on the day of your evaluation?

Wear comfortable clothing. Please bring contacts, glasses, or assistive hearing devices you may need and ensure they are in working condition. Bring a list of current medications and all relevant medical records (e.g., EEG, MRIs, CT scans). There is no way to “study” for the neuropsychological assessment, but participants are best prepared after a good night’s rest and healthy breakfast.

I want to schedule an appointment. How do I get started?

Contact us by either calling (719)598-3585. Our Scheduler will connect with you to answer any questions that you may have, provide information about treatment and assessments with our practice, and schedule you with one of our experienced clinicians.

Can I get a same-day appointment? Do you offer walk-in clinic services?

Unfortunately, no. Given the structure of the assessment process, it would be very challenging to schedule appointments on the same day or have walk-in services. However, we pride ourselves in getting our clients evaluated in a timely manner and usually have appointments available within 2-3 weeks of their initial phone call with our scheduling person.

Do you offer appointments on weekends?

Currently, our practice primarily operates on weekdays. If you have specific scheduling concerns, please contact our office, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs within regular business hours.

How long until I receive the results of my evaluation?

The timeline for receiving evaluation results varies based on the complexity of the assessment. Our team will provide an estimated timeframe during your appointment. We strive to deliver comprehensive and accurate results in a timely manner.