Sacred Heart Counseling
Assessment Center

"Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus."

- Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Our Sacred Heart Counseling provides psycho-educational evaluations as well as assessments to aid personal growth and therapeutic endeavors. All assessments are confidential and HIPAA compliant. 

Comprehensive Psycological Assessment

Assessments provide information for diagnoses and treatments for problems caused by psychological disorders. Evaluations are helpful in the following areas:

  • Providing insight into psychological functioning
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Diagnosing and treating:
    • Anxiety, depression and mood-related problems
    • Behavioral problems
    • Marital and family problems
    • Trauma/abuse

Religious Vocations / Seminary Evaluations

Sacred Heart Counseling specializes in integrating Catholic anthropology and psychological measures. These evaluations satisfy the mandatory psychological testing for those applying to seminary and religious communities.

Evaluations include:

  • Integrated understanding of spiritual and psychological aspects of the person
  • Comprehensive understanding of psychological functioning
  • Recommendations for religious formation
  • Feedback with the candidate

Psycho-Educational Assessment

Psycho-educational evaluations provide parents, teachers, and students with a comprehensive analysis pertaining to the student’s academic functioning, learning abilities, ability to pay attention, and more. These evaluations provide important information pertaining to the cognitive functioning and learning style of a student in hopes of identifying barriers to learning. Sacred Heart Counseling provides testing for the following areas:

Academic Performance

These evaluations are designed to measure a student’s cognitive ability and achievement. Such assessments can test for:

  • Basic cognitive functioning
  • Giftedness
  • Working memory
  • Processing speed
  • Reading competencies
  • Written expression
  • Spelling
  • Math competencies

Learning Disabilities

Standardized measures are used to diagnose learning disorders and strengths and weaknesses such as:

  • Dyslexia
  • Reading issues
  • Writing issues
  • Spelling
  • Math issues
  • Gifted
  • Working memory
  • Processing speed
  • Autism Assessment

ADHD/Attention Concerns

Testing and diagnoses are offered for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other attention concerns. Assessment methods include academic evaluations, rating scales, and observations.

Behavior Assessment

Sacred Heart Counseling provides information and recommendations regarding:

  • Emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Developing Accommodation and Modification Plans or IEPs

Data is often gathered through observations and rating scales given to parents, teachers, and sometimes the student.

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