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Answers to the Top 10 Questions People Have About Psychological Testing By Dr. Alison Bomba

1. Question: What is psychological testing? Answer: Psychological testing measures a person’s cognitive and/or emotional functioning through a combination of interviews, standardized testing, and observation of behavior. At The Family Center, we tailor the types of tests adminstered to the specific referral question. (i.e., “Does my child have ADHD?” Is there something getting in the


How Do I Tell if My Preschooler Needs an Assessment? By Dr. Nicky Lankerani

The preschool period, between the ages of 2 to 5, can be an exciting time of getting ready to start school, making friends, pretend play, improving coordination, learning to dress and feed yourself, writing your name, using the toilet, and mastering communication skills. At the same time, it is a challenging period of learning to