Dr Erin Warriner Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Psychologists & Neuropsychologists
Assessment & Treatment
Serving Hamilton, Halton, Brant, Niagara and surrounding regions.
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Looking for answers to gain better understanding and support Ö


Developmental & School Entry Educational Planning Assessments
Are you, daycare or health professionals concerned about your childís developmental progress?

Do you wonder if your child is on track in terms of their thinking, language, motor, and social skills?

Are there areas that can be identified to work on and strategies to support my childís early learning and development?

Is my child ready to enter school or will she/he need extra supports to facilitate this transition?


How can our assessment help?
  • Assess and monitor your childís developmental progress
  • Identify any areas of strength or difficulty for your child
  • Provide relevant diagnoses as applicable that may facilitate understanding and access to supports
  • Offer tailored recommendations and strategies to support your child at home, daycare, preschool or when entering school
Who can benefit?
Anyone who would like to know more about their young childís development, which may include but is not limited to those with the following concerns/conditions:

  • Delayed Language/Communication
  • Premature Birth
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Trauma
  • Inattention/Hyperactivity
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Seizures/Epilepsy
  • Encephalitis
  • Genetic Conditions
  • Other Neurological Conditions


Psycho-educational & Clinical Diagnostic Assessments
Why is my child/adolescent struggling with school work or falling behind grade level expectations?

How can my child/adolescent best learn to meet his/her potential?

Are there emotional, social or behavioural concerns that may be influencing my child/adolescentís success at school?

What strategies or accommodations will help support my child/adolescent in the classroom and at home?


How can our assessment help?
  • Identify your child/adolescentís cognitive or learning profile Ė specific areas of strength and difficulty
  • Identify psychosocial and behavioural factors that may affect school and daily living
  • Provide relevant diagnoses as applicable that may facilitate understanding and access to supports
  • Offer tailored recommendations and strategies to support your child/adolescent at school and at home
Who can benefit?
Anyone who would like to know more about their child/adolescentís thinking/learning style or who may have concerns about their child/adolescentís progress in terms of academics, social/peer relationships, emotional well-being, self-esteem/confidence, behaviours, etc. Below are some of the possible diagnoses that can be explored:

  • Mild Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Giftedness
  • Depression
  • Disruptive or Oppositional Behaviours
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Specific Academic Learning Disability
  • Nonverbal Learning Disability
  • Asperger Syndrome & Autism
  • Anxiety
  • Low Self-esteem
  • Stress


Neuropsychological & Clinical Diagnostic Assessments

Do you want to know more about how your own, your child/adolescentís or your family memberís thinking/behaviour may be related to their neurological or medical condition?

Are you concerned about changes in your own or a family memberís thinking, mood, personality or behaviour after sustaining a concussion/head injury or the onset of a neurological condition (e.g., stroke)?

Do you wonder if you may have experienced a concussion/brain injury after being involved in an accident (e.g., sports injury, fall, motor vehicle accident, etc.)?

Are thinking, behaviour or emotional difficulties affecting your participation in daily activities, rehabilitation/recovery, success in return to work, or influencing your interpersonal relationships? Are there strategies or treatment that can help?


How can our assessment help?
  • Provide a comprehensive evaluation of a wide variety of thinking domains, such as intellectual ability, language, visuospatial and constructional skills, attention, learning and memory, sensory-motor skills, academic abilities, problem-solving and executive skills
  • Identify individualized cognitive profiles with specific areas of strength and difficulty
  • Identify how brain-behaviour relations, psychosocial factors, personality and emotional status may affect functioning at school/work, interpersonal relationships or engagement in activities of daily living
  • Provide relevant diagnoses as applicable
  • Monitor progress in recovery or declines in functioning over time depending on the condition
  • Offer tailored recommendations for treatment and rehabilitation services or strategies to support the individual at home, school, work, etc.
  • Provide education and support to individuals and their families in adjusting to challenges arising from brain injury
Who can benefit?
Anyone interested in a comprehensive assessment of cognitive and emotional functioning. Neuropsychological assessments are available for children, adolescents, adults and seniors with a wide variety of conditions/concerns, such as:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Encephalitis
  • Asperger Syndrome & Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brain Tumour
  • Parkinsonís Disease
  • Any Other Neurological Condition
  • Multiple Concussions
  • Aneurysm
  • Epilepsy
  • Nonverbal Learning Disability
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Dementia


Neurocognitive Screening Assessments for Seniors
Have you noticed declines in your own or a family memberís thinking or memory with age or perhaps associated with the onset/chronic nature of a medical condition (e.g., diabetes, heart problems/surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.)?

Are you concerned that you or a family member may be developing dementia (e.g., Alzheimerís disease)?

Are thinking/memory problems, personality changes, or depression affecting you or your family memberís participation in daily activities or productivity at work? Are you concerned about the impact this has on safety, independence, and/or decision-making abilities? Are their strategies/supports that can be implemented to reduce the effects?

How can our assessment help?
  • Screen a variety of cognitive domains, psychosocial factors, and emotional status
  • Provide relevant diagnoses as applicable
  • Document a baseline to monitor for any declines or improvements in functioning over time
  • Provide education and tailored recommendations to support individuals and their families in better understanding and dealing with any observed changes
Who can benefit?
Any adult who is concerned about thinking/memory loss or behavioural/personality changes and looking to gain a better understanding of their current status and any strategies to support daily functioning.

Not sure exactly what youíre looking for? Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to determine whether our services would be applicable to your individual situation.


Services

Developmental & School Entry Educational Planning Assessments (~18 months to 6 years)

Psycho-educational & Clinical Diagnostic Assessments (~7 to 21 years)

Neuropsychological & Clinical Diagnostic Assessments (All ages from 5 years +)

Neurocognitive Screening Assessments for Seniors

Cogmed Working Memory Trainingô (All ages from 4 years +)

Cognitive Neurorehabilitation & Individual Psychological Therapy

Quantitative EEG / Brain Mapping Evaluations & Neurofeedback for Adults (18 years +)

Education & Consultation

Contact

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Phone: (905) 643-1877
Fax: (905) 643-4941

Office Location:
The Hamilton Business Park
1100 South Service Road, Suite 224
Hamilton, ON
L8E 0C5

Easily accessed - just off the QEW Niagara, located between Fruitland Rd & Fifty Rd

Also providing psychological and neuropsychological services to residents of:
  • Oakville
  • Burlington
  • St. Catharines
  • Niagara Falls
  • Brantford
  • Guelph
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