Welcome to Hallandale Medical Center’s Department of Behavioral Health
We specialize in assessment, treatment, and therapy services for adolescents (13-17), adults, and elderly populations. Our office provides comprehensive, individualized neuropsychological assessments in both English and Spanish, detailed analysis of test results, personalized intervention strategies, and support in implementing recommendations. We also offer a variety of therapy and consultation services including individual, family and group therapy; focused interdisciplinary care with psychiatry, neurology, and primary care; and immigration evaluations. Our goal is to provide quality clinical care to patients and their families. We work closely with referring professionals to ensure the most comprehensive treatment possible.
Please refer to our website or call us at 954.DOCTORS (362-8677) x 106 for complete details about the services that are available.
If you or your family member are looking to get tested, these are the services we offer:
- ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
- Pain Stimulator Evaluation
- Personality Evaluation
What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation?
A neuropsychological evaluation is a comprehensive assessment of cognitive and behavioral functions using a set of standardized tests and procedures. Various mental functions are systematically tested, including, but not limited to:
- Problem Solving and conceptualization
- Planning and organization
- Attention, memory, and learning
- Academic skills
- Perceptual and motor abilities
- Emotion, behavior, and personality
When is a Neuropsychological Evaluation Needed?
A neuropsychological evaluation is recommended for any case in which organic or traumatic brain-based impairment in cognitive function or behavior is suspected. Typical referrals are made to diagnose or rule out the following conditions, and to describe their impact on a person’s cognitive functioning:
- Academic and Learning Difficulties
- Attention Deficit Disorder and Executive Function Weakness
- Developmental Disorders
- Neurological Conditions
- Seizure Disorders
- Medical Illness
- Memory Concerns
- Emotional/Behavioral Problems
- Dementing Conditions (e.g., Alzheimer’s Disease)