What We Do

At the Hallowell Center New York City, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive and emotional problems in children, teens, adults, couples and seniors utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach that incorporates the latest knowledge about the brain, learning, human behavior and emotion. We provide comprehensive care for a full range of cognitive and emotional concerns in children and adults including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety Disorder, and Depression. Using Dr. Hallowell’s signature strength-based approach, our practitioners work together in close connect with their patients, and one another, to help resolve whatever challenges you are facing and improve your quality of life.

Evaluation and Neuropsychological Testing

A frequent question we get at the Hallowell Center from prospective clients is whether they need an evaluation or neuropsychological testing.

A clinical evaluation is generally the place to start if a child or adult has questions about whether they have ADHD or an associated condition.  A clinical evaluation involves meeting with a clinician who will discuss your reasons for coming to the center, your current challenges and strengths, any clinical symptoms you may have, and your history to help determine a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.

Neuropsychological testing will be recommended if you are looking for accommodations for school, standardized testing or work.  Neuropsychological testing may also be recommended if the clinician suspects underlying learning issues or has other questions that the clinical interview does not answer.

At the Hallowell Center NYC we are able to provide both comprehensive clinical evaluations and neuropsychological testing.

Treatment

In keeping with the “strength-based” approach of our founder, Dr. Ned Hallowell, The Hallowell Center offers a comprehensive menu of treatments.
The Hallowell Center has gained a reputation for being on the cutting edge of treatment in the field of ADHD and other associated conditions. Our goal is to help you develop an effective, and practical, “game plan” that addresses the challenges you face and does so from a 360-degree perspective. With every treatment plan we develop, we always consider the various settings where the plan will be implemented, including home, school, workplace, and within peer group and social settings. We encourage you to explore in greater detail each of the treatments offered at The Hallowell Center.

Coaching

Coaching can be a very helpful component in the treatment of ADHD (and other issues as well). It is different from therapy. Coaching helps people improve their performance and focus in the here and now and not in the past. Coaches actively help you build scaffolding and develop strategies to better perform at work, school, and in interpersonal relationships. They help you develop a plan and then hold you accountable for following through with that plan. Coaching can be done in person or remotely using the Skype, facetime, texting and the phone. There has been a lot of apps developed in the past few years that complement work with your coach.

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