Golden Assessments provides developmental assessments for children who are a year old to early adulthood. The assessment looks at cognitive skills, social-emotional development, academic achievement, and behavioral/emotional concerns. If intervention and support services are needed, Golden Assessments will offer recommendations. This providers has the ability to administer the ADOS assessment for autism.

Understanding Your Child

At Golden Assessments, we understand that being a parent can be challenging. We understand that each individual child is unique. We understand that knowledge brings peace. We understand that concrete answers are necessary to make sense out of concerns and create strategies to improve. We understand that life can be uncertain. We understand that early identification and clear intervention is life changing and life enabling.

Understanding Your Child

The latest range of testing materials and specialized experience are used to conduct empirically based evaluations for your child. The range of assessments include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluations
  • Intelligence Testing
  • Developmental Evaluations
  • PsychoEducational Evaluations
  • Admissions Testing
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • NeuroDevelopmental Evaluations

Evidenced based psychotherapy is available at Golden Assessments. A cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to addressing concerns including but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma, and disruptive behaviors is used. CBT has been found to be effective in treating these behavioral concerns in children and adolescents. Dr. Golden’s approach to psychotherapy includes the parents/family in treatment of the child or adolescent. The level and type of involvement is structured according to the child/adolescents age, developmental level, and presenting concerns. Psychotherapy with Dr. Golden utilizes research to inform the therapeutic interventions and guide treatment goals. Dr. Golden’s ultimate goal for her clients is that they gain the skills they need for psychotherapy to come to an end.

1487 Chain Bridge Rd Suite 303

McLean, VA 22101

  • Address: 1487 Chain Bridge Rd
  • City: McLean
  • State: VA
  • Zip: 22101
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 571-234-1057
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