SPS features a large staff of experienced clinicians. Many of them have been with the practice for over a decade. SPS has therapists available to treat a wide range of problems presented by clients of all ages. This also allows for affiliations with all major insurance panels, office hours Monday through Saturday, and the flexibility to initiate treatment within a week under most circumstances. Treatment services include individual therapy, marital/couples, child and family therapy. Due to the number of therapists affiliated with SPS, a range of treatment perspectives and specializations are offered. These include Christian/spirituality-based counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, attachment work and stress management/reduction. Unique clinical specializations include eating disorders, attachment problems (particularly with adoption), chronic illness, and high-conflict divorce. Please check the roster of SPS clinicians for a listing of their therapy, clinical and assessment specializations.
SPS has clinicians trained to provide assessments of serious clinical and cognitive conditions. Evaluations include psychometric testing, diagnostic interviewing, report writing, client feedback and consultation to relevant professionals.
Learning Disabilities/Attention Deficit Disorder: Assessment of attention problems, learning process deficits, language delays, intellectual impairments and other conditions affecting academic and social performance conducted by a certified school psychologist.
Kathryn Kozlowski, Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychologist, does testing for learning disabilities in Reading (Dyslexia), Writing (Dysgraphia) and Mathematics (Dyscalculia), using measures that are approved for use by the Ohio Department of Education.
Alcohol/Substance Abuse Assessments: Assessment of alcohol and other substance abuse is provided by a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). These are done under voluntary or court-ordered circumstances.
Bariatric Assessments: Psychological appropriateness for bariatric (gastric bypass) surgery as determined by a health psychologist.
Intelligence/Achievement Testing: Kathryn Kozlowski, Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychologist, does intelligence testing on children from 2 years, 6 months through 16 years, 11 months old. This testing can be used to establish giftedness ((Superior Cognitive Ability) or Intellectual Disabilities, according to guidelines promoted by the Ohio Department of Education. Dr Kozlowski also does achievement testing to establish giftedness in specific a specific academic area (e.g., Math, Reading) for children/adolescents from 4 years old through 19 years, 11 months.
Dr Kozlowski provides consultation with schools, pediatricians and other relevant professionals. She can work with school personnel to ensure the child/adolescent is receiving appropriate services and programming.
Dr Kozlowski administers the following inventories:
- Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-V (WISC-V)
- Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-IV (WPPSI-IV)
- Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-III (WIAT-III)
- The Beery-Buktenica Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration (VMI-6)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): SPS has been providing EAP services for the Berea City School system for several years. Services include 3 assessment/intervention sessions and referrals for employees experiencing personal, family and/or work-related issues. Due to the personal relationship we establish with businesses, SPS is able to offer more timely, focused and cost-effective services than larger EAP organizations.