Model of Services
Screening for psychological problems and cognitive deficits
|PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT||Assessment of psychological symptoms (Inventories for depression, anxiety, psychopathology etc.) AND Interview|
|NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT||IQ., Memory,Attention and Concentration, Speech, Visuospatial, erception, Executive functions|
|TREATMENT PLAN||Written treatment plan that might include one or more of the following:
2. Psychoeducation for the patient and family
3. Referral to other professionals, if needed
Pathologist for general medical assessment
Psychiatrist for medical treatment
Other medical specialty depending on the problem
4. Recommendation for Supplementary treatments:
Yoga, pilates, meditation
|INTERVENTION||Cognitive Behavioral Therapy(In the office & through skype), Compuetrized Cognitive Rehabilitation(In the office & via e-mail), Psychoeducation for the family and caregivers (In the office & through skype) , Assessment of therapy effectiveness and further decisions|
The above table is only indicative and describes the way a complete assessment and intervention should take place in every psychological and neurological disorder. The patient should choose what type of assessment and intervention wants to undertake and can support.
What is important is to have access to the information and be up to date about all the available sources of help for you and your loved ones.