During an assessment, Dr. Brodeur interviews the Client and administers a variety of measures to assess his/her cognitive, behavioural, and/or psychological functioning in order to determine individual areas of strength and weakness as well as appropriate treatment recommendations. This allows her to ensure that her Clients receive the most accurate diagnosis and informed treatment plan. Dr. Brodeur provides a variety of individualized assessments to help identify neuropsychological dysfunction due to brain injury or stroke, learning disabilities or ADHD, and cognitive deficits or decline.
Neuropsychological and other mental health assessments are available for Clients aged 16 and up.
Individuals primarily come for formal assessment if they have concerns regarding cognitive functioning. If you or a loved one is having difficulty at work or school or if you are concerned about brain function, a formal assessment will provide information about cognitive strengths and weaknesses, differential diagnosis, and recommendations for rehabilitation strategies.
Reasons for neuropsychological and other mental health assessments include:
Fees vary depending on assessment type.
For more information, contact Dr. Kimberly Brodeur or call our Edmonton clinic at (780) 466-7111.
A neuropsychological assessment is a performance-based method to assess cognitive functioning. The goal is to identify the impact of brain dysfunction or disease on an individual's cognitive, emotional and behavioral capacities and develop an individualized treatment plan.
Dr. Brodeur has experience providing independent medical examinations (IME) for legal and insurance purposes. An IME is an objective examination of an individual’s cognitive and psychological functioning requested by a third party in order to answer specific legal questions (e.g. personal injury lawsuit, disability claim, return to work issues).
Psychoeducational assessments consist of an examination of cognitive, academic and psychological functioning to help identify learning challenges or mental health issues that are impacting an individual's educational achievement
A formal mental health assessment evaluates an individual’s emotional, social and psychological functioning in order to determine diagnosis and provide treatment recommendations.
Note: A formal assessment is not required to initiate mental health treatment/therapy.