Grounded in the science of measurement, Psych Associates utilizes the most up to date tests and methods.
Dementia symptoms vary depending on the cause, but common signs and symptoms include: Memory loss, Difficulty communicating, Difficulty with complex tasks, Difficulty with planning and organizing, Difficulty with coordination and motor functions, Problems with disorientation, such as getting lost, Personality changes, Inability to reason, Inappropriate behavior, Paranoia, Agitation, Hallucinations
Providing greater understanding to the way someone sees themselves and the world around them in order to help them improve how they feel and function.
Parenting is difficult enough. Divorce and custody issues are often frightening and anxiety provoking for parents and children. We work to help provide unbiased assessments to the benefit of children and to answer the difficult questions from the court and guardians.
We provide forensic evaluations with decades of experience in evaluation and testimony.
We all want the best for our children. Our evaluations help parents and teachers know how to help and encourage students to achieve at their maximum ability.
Working in Springfield and in surrounding clinics, our clinicians evaluate patients in their claims for Social Security Disability Benefits.
Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. Depression is a common but serious illness. Many people with a depressive illness never seek treatment. But the majority, even those with the most severe depression, can get better with treatment. Medications, psychotherapies, and other methods can effectively treat people with depression.
Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress and can actually be beneficial in some situations. For some people, however, anxiety can become excessive. While the person suffering may realize their anxiety is too much, they may also have difficulty controlling it and it may negatively affect their day-to-day living.
There are at least three different types of stress, all of which carry physical and mental health risks: Routine stress related to the pressures of work, family and other daily responsibilities. Stress brought about by a sudden negative change, such as losing a job, divorce, or illness. Traumatic stress, experienced in an event like a major accident, war, assault, or a natural disaster where one may be seriously hurt or in danger of being killed.
Behavioral interventions for pain demonstrate promise for providing pain relief either in conjunction with or in lieu of drug interventions. For example, NIH-supported research has demonstrated that individualized pain management programs may reduce cancer pain for some patients.
Teaching emotional communication skills to parents that target relationship building often improves the parent-child relationship and increases child compliance to parental requests. Parents who learn positive interaction skills can help to develop their child’s self-esteem.
Our staff is ready to help you identify the real issues and dealing with one of the most important relationships in your adult life.
Consulting with Psych Associates may lead to a better understanding of your organization, systems, or processes, and lead to a improved functioning.
Behavioral problems may present challenges to nursing staff. Our doctors can help provide a new conceptualization of these patients and integrated intervention.
Our team consults with schools, classroom teachers, and parents to provide the best outcome for students in special education, gifted education, and in the mainstream classroom.
Using psychological research and a thorough background in education, NASM psychologists can assess how your team interacts and teach them skills to help in creating a happier and more productive work environment.
all organizations reach points where they need to evaluate or even change their procedures to streamline their efficiency. NASM psychologists understand how to engage all the appropriate players and help find solutions.
When you are required to perform with optimum efficiency, you need support. Our doctors provide a safe, confidential environment where they can support you and help you realize and mange your personal and professional goals with balance.
Whether its in the classroom or a conference; NASM psychologists teach with the most current research and fit each presentation to the individual audience.