We deal with: Anger management, bereavement counselling, emotional problem counselling, mental health, health, post traumatic stress disorder treatment, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, self esteem counselling, sleep problems, therapists, trauma counselling, depression, ADHD Screening, Relationship Difficulties, anxiety management, overcoming fears, stress management
We deal with: Anger management, bereavement counselling, emotional problem counselling, mental health, health, post traumatic stress disorder treatment, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, self esteem counselling, sleep problems, therapists, trauma counselling, depression, ADHD Screening, Relationship Difficulties, anxiety management, overcoming fears, stress management
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Clinical Assessment

Getting an accurate and thorough diagnosis is crucial for identifying and addressing specific needs.

NCPS has a 2-part Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) process that is consistent with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline.

 

Part 1 involves:

  • A detailed parental interview (lasting 2 hours)
  • Collecting and reviewing detailed information gathered from school
  • A review of any other previous reports/assessments undertaken. 

​Parent(s)/carer(s) will receive a report detailing our findings and determining whether further assessment (Part 2) is indicated. If the outcome is unclear ie the difficulties observed could be explained by more than one hypothesis, a recommendation for a referral for the relevant assessment will be made.  

 

Part 2 involves:

  • A thorough school observation of both a structured and unstructured environment
  • A formal assessment by a Speech and Language Therapist to ensure that social communication difficulties are not due to a language disorder.
  • An ADOS-2 assessment with 2 clinicians provides direct assessment of the child/young person.  ADOS-2 is considered "The gold standard" for observational assessment of ASD

A multidisciplinary professionals will evaluate the findings from the assessments and confirm whether a diagnosis of ASD is indicated. Parents/Carers are invited to a feedback meeting to discuss the results and provided with a comprehensive report together with further recommendations.

Call 0800 622 6266  for more details. 

Northern Clinical Psychology Services

 

Arrange a consultation...

 

Contact us now for an initial consultation in complete confidence at a time and place that suits you. We have clinics across Yorkshire and Newcastle. You can reach us on:

 

Jane Guymer
Senior Team Administrator 

0800 622 6266

E: admin@ncps-uk.com

 

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