Our Services

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Doctors at Coastal Neuropsychology Specialists (CNS) are licensed and highly trained clinical psychologists with specific expertise in providing Neuropsychological, Forensic, and  Psycho-Educational evaluation for children as young as 1 year-old to adults into their 90s.  We also provide Psychotherapy or counseling to adolescents, adults, couples, and family with emotional and medical challenges.  We specialize in examining and diagnosing complex relationships between brain function and behavior. Whether our patients have a known neurological disorder or are having difficulty functioning successfully, we are committed to providing a comprehensive picture of each patient’s individual cognitive strengths and weaknesses.

Conditions or Disorders Treated

Aging
Amputation
Anxiety
Brief psychotherapy
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Chronic medical conditions
Dementia
Depression
Family discord
Insight-oriented psychotherapy
LGBT-specific issues
Marital/relationship discord
Personality disorders
Seizure disorder/epilepsy
Serious mental illness
Spinal chord injuries
Stroke/TIA
Terminal illness
Trauma/PTSD
Traumatic brain injuries

Neuropsychological examination for adults and the elderly

 Adult Attention-Deficit-Disorder (ADD)
Concussion
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
 Stroke/aneurysm
Dementia (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease)
 Hypoxic brain injury
 Parkinson’s Disorder
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
 Seizure Disorder (Epilepsy)
Psychiatric & Emotional Disorders

Neuropsychological evaluation for children and teens  (IEE/IEP Evaluations are also provided)

• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
(ADHD) & Learning Disabilities (LD)
• Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and
developmental disabilities
• Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
• Brain tumors
• Genetic Disorders
• Chronic Medical Conditions
• Cerebral Palsy
• Spina Bifida
• Stroke
• Tourette’s Disorder or Tic Disorders

Forensic Evaluation

Our forensic activities include, among other areas of forensic practice, assessment of a claimant’s neuropsychological status, concerning the presence or absence of cerebral dysfunction or damage in head trauma, including mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in both civil and criminal cases. We also conduct assessments of older adults for diminished mental capacity in decision-making (medical consent, financial capacity, testamentary, and independent living). We are often asked to conduct Fitness for Duty neuropsychological evaluation of physicians or employees to determine if they have any cognitive or emotional disorders that would impede their ability to function in the work force. Last, but not least, we provide comprehensive Independent Medidal/Neuropsychological Examinatioin (IME/INE) for long-term care or disability insurance claims.

Please note: Evaluations for forensic purpose are not covered by any health plan, therefore payment arrangements must be made prior to scheduling.

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