The initial meeting with Dr. Pratt takes 50 to 80 minutes, and it is held by video conference. The purpose of the meeting is to review the client's history and determine if psychological testing is needed. The initial meeting is generally for parents only; however, adolescents 16 and older are welcome if issues can be discussed openly in front of them. Please see the link below for steps to take before the initial meeting: Psychological Testing Checklist.
Clients generally need seven 90-minute psychological testing sessions. Because most tests are untimed, the number of sessions will vary by need. Please make sure that the student is well rested, well fed and healthy during the session. Please stay home if the client has any symptoms of illness: fever, persistent cough, diarrhea, chills, muscle pain, shortness of breath, loss of taste or loss of smell. There is no fee for last minute cancellations.
The final meeting meeting is 60 to 90 minutes long, and it is also held by video conference. The final meeting is a time to review the results and recommendations of the psychological testing. A draft of the report is sent a half hour before the meeting. Please be sure that you have reserved time to read the report so it can be discussed in detail at the meeting. This meeting must occur at least seven days after the last psychological testing session to allow time for Dr. Pratt to write the report. If rating scales and school records are not received promptly, then it may delay the final meeting date.
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