PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS

ACADEMIC, COGNITIVE & BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENTS

Providing cognitive, academic, and behavioural assessments
for children, adolescents and adults.

Healworks Wellnes Regina
Child Academic School Test Assessments Regina
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Our focus is to use psychological assessment to help clients.

Our Focus

To help them understand their individual cognitive abilities and learning profiles and how their strengths and challenges may impact work, school, and/or personal lives.

Our Services

Our psychologists provide cognitive, academic, and behavioural assessments for children, adolescents, and adults who may be experiencing difficulty in home, school or workplace environments.

Kristin & Jenn currently limit their practices to assessment, and diagnostics only.

If you are wanting counselling, please visit our counselling page.

This includes evaluation for:

  • Learning Disorders (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia),
  • Intellectual Disabilities,
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

As well as screening for:

  • various language/communication difficulties,
  • executive dysfunction,
  • neurodevelopmental conditions,
  • and/or mood-based concerns.

Scope of Practice

Our current scope of practice includes evaluation for:

  • Learning/Intellectual Disabilities,
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

As well as screening for:

  • various speech/language difficulties,
  • executive dysfunction,
  • neurodevelopmental conditions
  • and/or mood-based concerns.

Academic Assessment

Assessment of academic skill proficiency is also available.

This may include:

  • Reading/literacy skills,
  • Math computation & Quantitative Reasoning,
  • Spelling/Written Expression,
  • Oral Language & Listening Comprehension

Cognitive Assessment

We provide comprehensive psychological evaluations of cognitive abilities using widely recognized, standardized, and norm-referenced measures of intelligence.

Abilities evaluated typically include:

  • Expressive & Receptive Language,
  • Verbal Reasoning,
  • Nonverbal Reasoning,
  • Visual-Spatial Processing,
  • Working Memory,
  • Processing Speed,
  • Long Term Retrieval,
  • Auditory (Phonological) Processing

Fees

Fees are set in accordance with the Psychological Association of Saskatchewan recommendation of $200/hour.

Insurance

Many clients have extended health benefits which may provide full or partial coverage for psychologist services. Please contact your insurance company to see if this applies to you.

Kristin Bellows Registered Psychologist Regina

Registered Psychologist

KRISTIN BELLOWS
M.ED, R.PSYCH (APE)

Approachable yet professional. Kristin seeks to help individuals better understand the complexities of cognition, learning and behaviour and how they can use this knowledge to improve their academic, occupational, and/or personal lives.

Jenn Osberg Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist

JENN OSBERG
M.ED, R.PSYCH (APE)

Jenn provides comprehensive psychological assessment to better identify a student’s strengths and struggles.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is a psychological assessment of learning?

A psychological assessment of learning is an evaluation that goes beyond obvious symptoms and focuses on a multitude of factors that affect overall functioning. 

For instance, attention and memory are underlying factors that may contribute to learning problems with reading, writing, and math. An assessment identifies strengths and needs related to intellectual and academic functioning, as well as identifying any emotional or behavioural needs that may be contributing to these difficulties.

What information can an assessment provide?

A psychological assessment of learning pinpoints strengths and areas of need and provides practical recommendations for managing intellectual, learning, behavioural and/or social-emotional differences.

The information gathered during an assessment is consolidated into a formal report that is provided to you. The psychologist will explain the results to you in understandable terms.

What is included in a psychological report?

The contents of a psychological report can vary depending on the referral question, but assessments of learning typically include:

  • Background Information;
  • Assessment Techniques (tests or checklists administered);
  • Behavioural Observations;
  • Cognitive Ability and Memory Skills;
  • Academic Functioning;
  • Attention and Behaviour;
  • Executive Functioning;
  • Adaptive Functioning;
  • Diagnostic Conclusions and Recommendations

How long does an assessment take?

Assessment hours will vary depending on the complexity of the referral question. A typical assessment may take approximately 5-8 hours of face-to-face time with a client.

Test scoring, interpretation and report preparation require additional clinical time.

As an estimate, one can expect that this time is likely to be equivalent to the hours spent in direct assessment

(For instance, 6 hours spent with the client will likely require 6 hours of scoring, interpretation and report writing, resulting in a total of 12 hours).

Can you provide a diagnosis?

I have an Authorized Practice Endorsement (APE) from the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists. This entitles me to convey diagnoses within their scope of practice as appropriate.

A psychological assessment of learning may result in diagnoses such as:

  • Learning Disability/Disorder (ie: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia);
  • Intellectual Disability/Disorder;
  • Behaviour Disorders (ie: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc).

An assessment may also result in NO diagnosis:

  • In these instances, there is insufficient evidence to draw diagnostic conclusions. Nonetheless, the assessment pinpoints strengths and areas of need and allows the psychologist to provide practical recommendations for managing intellectual, learning, behavioural and/or social-emotional differences.
  • Psychologists might also suggest another condition or disorder that is outside of their scope of practice and suggest further investigation with appropriate service providers.

ASSESSMENT HOURS

Services are available on weekends.

9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Arrangements can made for eventing appointments. Please use the form below to make arrangements.

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HealthWorks Wellness
3440 Regina Avenue
Regina, SK
S4S 7J9