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Psychology Services

Dealing with an acute or chronic illness or injury can be a challenging experience. Some people may have difficulty adapting to pain, or changes in life roles, activities, thoughts and emotions.

Keeping a “Yes, I can” attitude can make a huge difference in how you feel and how you function.

The Good Shepherd Psychology Group uses clinical evaluations and formalized testing to assess brain function in the areas of cognitive abilities, behavior and emotion. We are highly skilled in providing treatment that helps you or your loved one maximize strengths and adapt to existing challenges.

Caring for the Whole Patient

The Good Shepherd Psychology Group services are part of the integrated care available to all Good Shepherd patients. We evaluate and treat in both inpatient and outpatient settings for a wide range of diagnoses, children to older adults. We care for the whole patient and family.

Your emotions, perceptions, behavior and thinking functions often are affected by illness or trauma. We specialize in how brain function – including cognitive functions, such as attention and memory, as well as thoughts and feelings – relate to neurological and physical function. We help you and your family face diagnoses, conditions and disabilities, and assist those preparing for surgery.

Our goal is to help you adapt effectively to living with a disability or chronic medical condition so that you are able to participate in fulfilling activities.

Psychology Services

Our team – comprised of doctorate-level clinical and rehabilitation neuropsychologists and master’s level licensed clinical social workers – assesses, treats, counsels and educates patients and families. We work to ensure smooth transitions, continuity of care and appropriate accommodations.

Our Services Include:

  • Rehabilitation neuropsychological evaluation and treatment
    • Living with sudden onset disability, such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke or amputation
    • Living with a chronic medical condition, such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or chronic pain
  • Neuropsychological testing for patients with:
    • Brain injury/concussion
    • Stroke
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Other neurological conditions
    • Dementia/neurodegenerative conditions
    • Cancer
    • Seizure disorder
    • Pediatric developmental conditions, such as autism
  • Pre-surgical psychological evaluations for:
    • Organ transplants, neuro- and deep-brain stimulator implants

Support Groups Available

Good Shepherd sponsors a variety of support groups for patients, families and caregivers to help cope and learn from others who share similar experiences.

For more information about the Good Shepherd Psychology Group or to request an appointment, call 1-888-44-REHAB or fill out the form below.

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