Dr. Hartwell offers services consisting of the assessment and diagnosis of learning, attentional, psychiatric and neurological disorders in children, adolescents and adults in a private practice setting.

Assessments consist of the administration of a variety of tests targeting different aspects of cognitive, academic, emotional and behavioral functioning.

Assessments can be used to assist in the diagnosis of:

  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Language Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders including Autism
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Cognitive Deficits related to

Cerebrovascular Disease, Parkinson’s Disease,Multiple Sclerosis and Brain Tumors

  • Psychiatric Disorders such as:

Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder,
Psychotic Disorders and Personality Disorders

Areas typically assessed in evaluation:

  • Intelligence
  • Academic Achievement
  • Attention/Concentration
  • Language/Verbal Ability
  • Memory
  • Spatial Ability
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Executive Functions (planning, judgment,problem-solving)
  • Emotional Functioning

All testing is personally conducted by Dr. Hartwell on an individual basis.

For a greater understanding of the above disorders go to the American Psychological Association www.apa.org.