Psychotherapy & Neuropsychology Sessions
Psychotherapy Is a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between the individual(s) and psychologist. Dr. Foster caters to each person and their particular situation to maximize treatment outcomes. she works closely with other medical professionals to create an optimal outcome.
A neuropsychologist is a clinical psychologist who specializes in understanding the relationship between the physical brain and behavior. Certain illnesses and injuries-and the medications used to treat them-can have affects on the brain causing problems with attention, learning, memory, behavior, socialization or emotional control.
Pediatric Neuropsychology and Psychotherapy
Children, Adolescent and Young Adults
Dr Foster’s training in pediatric neuropsychology enables her to work with infants and young children, as well as adolescents and young adults. These include neurodevelopmental disorders and autism spectrum disorders. A neuropsychological evaluation is an assessment of a child’s overall cognitive functioning to help determine the effects of an injury, illness or medication and lay the groundwork for treatment as well as provide a baseline for tracking a child’s improvement. Dr Foster uses a variety of techniques that include testing, play therapy, and work with parents and child that typically take place once a week, depending on the child or family’s needs. This includes working closely with families to ensure that their child receives the recommended therapies..
Brief and Full Length
These services range from neuropsychiatric evaluations (brief and full length) Dr Foster treats a wide range of services to empower people to overcome their current symptoms and reach an optimal quality of life.
Specialized resources to help you and your family thrive and recover.
Provided areas of support and focus:
*cerebrovascular disease and stroke, acquired brain injury (concussion and traumatic brain injury)
*epilepsy and seizure disorders
*a variety of other dysfunction related to chronic pain and neuropsychological conditions.
Other areas of treatment include:
*mood disorders (e.g. depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder)
*epilepsy and seizure disorder
*diabetes or other endocrine disorders
*metabolic or neurodegenerative disorders and their affects on daily functioning
Resolve current and past traumas to improve regulation and overall functioning.