Therapy & Testing

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About Our Therapy Sessions

The therapeutic team at PBBHW consists of clinicians who are on the forefront of evidence based intervention. Our team utilizes well established treatment approaches in fusion with technology and community collaboration to provide the most comprehensive care to our clients.

Clinicians on our team have specialized training and certifications in trauma, postpartum support for women, executive function coaching, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety and OCD treatment, among many more. Our goal is to provide a clinician who specializes in a specific area to insure the best possible fit.
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Happy Family | Palm Beach Behavioral Health & Wellness
Happy Family | Palm Beach Behavioral Health & Wellness

Testing Information

Our team of neurodevelopmental specialists assigning to an ecologically valid method of testing and diagnosis. As such, we are up to date with the latest evaluative measures and only administer the necessary assessments to identify underlying concerns and permit access to services. Rather than ascribing to a set battery to tests, we are dynamic in our process and choose tests as needed in consultation with you or your providers to determine the best support going forward.

Frequently asked questions

What is the purpose of therapy sessions at a psychologist's office?

Therapy sessions at a psychologist's office are designed to provide individuals with a safe and supportive environment to address and manage various mental health concerns, emotional challenges, and personal issues.

Can you explain the difference between individual and group therapy sessions?

Individual therapy involves one-on-one sessions between a client and a psychologist, allowing for personalized attention and targeted interventions. Group therapy, on the other hand, involves a small group of individuals who meet together under the guidance of a psychologist to share experiences, provide support, and learn coping strategies from one another.

How does a psychologist determine the most suitable type of therapy for a client?

Psychologists typically conduct an initial assessment through interviews and sometimes standardized tests to understand the client's specific needs and concerns. Based on this assessment, they choose the most appropriate therapeutic approach, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), psychoanalytic therapy, or dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

What is the primary goal of psychological testing in a therapist's office?

The primary goal of psychological testing in a therapist's office is to assess cognitive functioning, emotional well-being, and specific psychological conditions. These tests aid in diagnosis, treatment planning, and monitoring the progress of therapy over time.

What role do psychological tests play in therapy?

Psychological tests, such as personality assessments and diagnostic tools, can provide valuable insights into a client's cognitive, emotional, and behavioral patterns. These tests help psychologists gain a deeper understanding of the client's issues and tailor their therapeutic approach accordingly.

How can someone prepare for their first therapy session and any associated testing?

To prepare for their first therapy session and testing, individuals can start by thinking about the issues they'd like to address and the goals they hope to achieve through therapy. It's also important to be open and honest during discussions and assessments, as this will help the psychologist tailor the approach to their needs effectively.

Jumpstart your health
& wellness

If you’re looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you’re just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals with the help of personalized behavioral therapy.