Client Services

Individul Child/Adolescent Therapy

Individual Counseling for Children and Adolescents (ages 4 to 18)

  • Abuse, Trauma, Loss
  • ADHD & Attention
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Aspergers/Autism/PDD
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating Disorders & Self-harm
  • Elimination Disorders

Early intervention of difficult behaviors help children learn new ways to cope and develop skills for lifetime benefit. Children have the opportunity to communicate their feelings, beliefs, and concerns through verbal and non-verbal expression (including play therapy and art therapy) which promote emotional healing and growth as well as skill development.

Psychological Evaluation & Testing

Testing and Evaluation for Children and Adolescents (ages 4 to 18)

  • Developmental (Aspergers/Autism/ PDD) Evaluations
  • Diagnostic Evaluations for clinical concerns including mood, attention (ADHD), anxiety, personality, etc.
  • Early Entrance & Gifted Testing
  • IQ & Achievement Testing including specific testing for learning difficulties and learning styles

Dr. Berrett specializes in thorough evaluations assessing a child's cognitive, achievement, social, emotional, attention, and behavioral development and functioning. The evaluation process consists of gathering background information, acquiring feedback of symptoms through standardized rating scales from those who interact with the child, child face-to-face standardized testing using both objective and projective measures, and behavioral observation of the child.

Parent Training

Training to Strengthen Parent-child Relationships and Facilitate Child Development

  • General Parenting Skills
  • Specific issues relating to child mental health issues (Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Behavior, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, etc.)
  • Filial Play Therapy
  • Reunification Therapy

The task of parenting can be overwhelming at times, particularly when children have special needs. Parents learn appropriate intervention skills to improve family structure and relationships.