Uses of Neuropsychological and Psychological Evaluation
  • to help ascertain the presence or absence of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral
    difficulties related to the following types of disorders:
      ADHD, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, brain cancer, concussion, dementia,
      depression, electrical injury, HIV/AIDS, learning disability, Lyme disease, mild
      cognitive impairment, multiple sclerosis, non-verbal learning disorder,
      Parkinson's disease, seizure disorder, substance abuse, stroke, toxic         
      exposure, traumatic brain injury      
  • to generate recommendations to assist individuals and promote their success in
    school and work
  • to formulate recommendations that will aid physicians, psychiatric clinicians, family
    members, and treatment teams in managing patient care and maximizing safety and
    quality of life issues
  • to monitor cognitive, emotional, and behavioral status over time to determine whether
    there are improvements with treatment (such as neurosurgical intervention,
    medication, rehabilitation, tutoring, etc.) or decline with time
  • to establish a baseline record of cognitive and emotional function to compare and
    contrast against results of future evaluations
  • to use standardized tests to determine whether there has been neurocognitive or
    psychological damage as a consequence of an alleged injury or to assess whether
    there are mitigating factors in a criminal act
Jennifer Selden, Ph.D.
psychological and neuropsychological evaluations across the lifespan
495 Gold Star Hwy, Suite 200         Groton, Connecticut 06340        (860) 449-0299      
Dr. Selden provides evaluations for children ages 5 and up and sees
adults of all ages: