Program Details

We offer both assessments and treatment services through our program. Below are further details about our services broken down by age

Preschoolers

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Children

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Teens

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What to Expect

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Preschoolers

Did you know that early brain development is vital in contributing to a child’s cognitive development, as well as social and emotional competence?

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults.”

~ F. Douglas

Assessments for Preschoolers

Developmental Assessments

  • Can help you to learn about your child’s current development
  • Address concerns related to social, emotional, or cognitive difficulties
  • Help determine if your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Cognitive Assessments

  • Provide information about your child’s current cognitive functioning
  • Help determine your child’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses
  • Address any concerns related to learning.

Treatment for Preschoolers

We offer evidence-based treatment, including:

  • Play-based therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parent consultation and counseling

We treat various conditions, including:

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Behavioural difficulties, such as oppositionality and aggression
  • Parent-child relationship problems
  • Social difficulties
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Children (Ages 6-12)

“You can’t teach children to behave better by making them feel worse. When children feel better, they behave better”

~ Pam Leo (Author of Connection Parenting)

Assessments (Children Ages 6-12)

Psycho-educational Assessment

  • To assess concerns related to learning, memory, attention, behaviour, and social-emotional functioning
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses cognitively and academically to optimize learning and better target support or intervention
  • This assessment will help identify if your child has a Learning Disability (LD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Does your child appear:

  • worried, sad, or disengaged?
  • to have difficulty regulating emotions?
  • to have social difficulties
  • to have low self-esteem?
  • to be engaged in self-harm?

Gain a better understanding of your child’s social and emotional functioning through this assessment.

Attention Assessment

• provides a comprehensive examination of the child’s executive skills functioning,

• assesses attentional control and switching, inhibition, impulsivity, and
planning and organization skills

• includes parent interview, standardized questionnaires for parents
and teacher, teacher interview (upon parent’s consent), and direct testing of the
child’s attentional abilities.

Gifted Assessment

  • To assess cognitive and academic abilities
  • This assessment is typically required for entry into gifted programs within schools

Treatment for Children

We offer evidence-based treatment, including:

  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Play-based therapy
  • Parent consultation
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem
  • Behavioural difficulties, such as oppositionality and aggression
  • Parent-child relationship problems
  • Social difficulties
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Teens

Assessment for Teens

Psycho-educational Assessment

  • Provides information about concerns related to learning, memory, attention, behaviour, and social-emotional functioning
  • Helps to identify strengths and weaknesses cognitively and academically to optimize functioning and better target support or intervention
  • Identifies if your child has a Learning Disability (LD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Social-Emotional Assessment

Does your teen appear:

  • worried, sad, or disengaged?
  • to have difficulty regulating emotions?
  • to have social difficulties
  • to have low self-esteem?
  • to be engaged in self-harm?

 Gain a better understanding of your teen’s social and emotional functioning through assessment.

Gifted Assessment

Provides information about cognitive and academic abilities and is typically required for entry into gifted programs within schools

Treatment for Teens

We offer evidence-based treatment, including:

  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Parent consultation

We treat various conditions, including:

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem
  • Behavioural difficulties, such as oppositionality and aggression
  • Parent-child relationship problems
  • Social difficulties

What to Expect

Developmental Assessment

  • A clinical intake interview with parents
  • Possible clinical observation and/or interview with teacher regarding your child within the school or daycare
  • Relevant questionnaires completed by parents and teacher
  • Cognitive testing to determine child’s cognitive functioning and abilities
  • ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) to assess social communication and engagement, and any restricted interests or behaviours. This is considered the “Gold Standard” assessment to determine if your child may be on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Following assessment, parents are invited for a feedback session, during which they will be provided with the assessment results, recommendations, and the comprehensive psychological report.

Psycho-Educational Assessment

  • A clinical intake interview with parents
  • Review of your child’s report cards and relevant school documentation
  • Relevant questionnaires completed by parents, teacher, and child
  • Standardized psychoeducational testing with your child (typically about six hours in duration total)
  • Following assessment, parents are invited for a feedback session, during which they will be provided with the assessment results, recommendations, and the comprehensive psychological report.

Social-Emotional Assessment

  • A clinical intake interview with parents
  • Informal interview with your child (utilizing verbal and nonverbal techniques, such as drawings and play)
  • Clinical observations
  • Relevant questionnaires completed by parents and teacher (older children also take part in completing questionnaires)
  • Parents are invited for a feedback session and provided with the assessment results and recommendations.
  • This assessment can be completed on its own or as part of a comprehensive developmental or psycho-educational assessment.

To book a phone consultation appointment online to discuss your concerns further, click the green button below to be directed to available times to speak to our clinic staff.

Alternatively, you can email admin@yorkregioncbt.com or call 905-417-4442.