Psychological Evaluation Specialist in Clovis, CA Psychological Assessment & Testing

Welcome to Dunn Psychological Services! We provide comprehensive psychological evaluations to individuals of all ages. Our approach is collaborative, and we work closely with our clients to ensure that they receive the most accurate and beneficial psychological evaluation possible. Our team of experienced psychologists has a wealth of knowledge and is dedicated to helping our clients reach their full mental potential. If you are looking for reliable and professional mental health evaluations, look no further than Dunn Psychological Services!

Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

ADHD & Learning Disorders

 

Pre-Bariatric Surgery Psychological Evaluations
 

Cognitive Evaluations (I.Q. Testing)

 

Test Accommodation Evaluations
(SAT, ACT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT,
Bar Exam, Medical Boards, etc.)

 
About Me

My name is Dr. Michelle Dunn. I have a PhD in Forensic Psychology. I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2010 from California State University, Fresno. I also received two Masters degrees in 2012 from Alliant International University, Fresno: a Master of Science degree in Clinical Forensic Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Behavior. I then earned my Doctor of Philosophy degree in Clinical Forensic Psychology in 2015 from Alliant International University, Fresno.

I have worked with both children and adult clients from ages 2 and up. I have experience conducting a variety of psychological assessments, as well as providing individual and group therapy. My psychological assessment experience covers a gamut of tests, referral questions and diverse clientele; however, my professional experience has most recently focused on psychodiagnostic assessments, assessing for intellectual disability and autism. I have a passion for the field of psychology and helping individuals gain better insight and growth.

Our Approach

We specialize in providing comprehensive psychological evaluations. We utilize a collaborative approach in our testing method in which we work together with you to obtain a better understanding of your/your child's individual struggles. We then take care in developing unique, individualized recommendations that are specific to you/your child. 

 

At Dunn Psychological Services we are a family owned and operated private clinic in Clovis, Ca. We are proud to serve our local community and offer specialized testing and mental health services for individuals and families who are looking for guidance and want fast results.

Getting Help

We are located in Clovis, California in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. We offer a free 15-minute video or telephone consultation to answer any questions and to assess if our psychologist would be a good fit you. Please reach out via phone, email or the chat icon.

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Determine if we are the right fit for you. Schedule a free consultation.

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Schedule an evaluation appointment. Evaluations are split over 3-4 sessions. The Intake Session is a Telehealth appointment to gather relevant background information. The second session is In-Person and can take anywhere from 4 to 10 hours and can be split over 2 days. 

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The final appointment is a Telehealth Feedback Session that reviews your results and may be used to obtain any other clarifying information needed. Once the Feedback Session is complete, it will take two weeks on average to complete your final report. 

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Your official report along with your results and diagnosis is released to you to keep.

Your Partner for Psychological Testing in Clovis, CA

Dunn Psychological Services is your trusted partner for psychological evaluation in Clovis, CA. We understand that the decision to seek an evaluation can be difficult, and we are here to support you through the process. Our team of experienced psychologists are passionate about helping you and your family find mental health answers and solutions. We specialize in providing a comprehensive psychological evaluation, utilizing a collaborative approach in our testing and assessment process. We believe that every individual is unique, and every patient deserves personalized care. Our goal is to provide you with the information and resources you need to help you make informed decisions to guide you/your child's mental future.

You May Need a Psychological Evaluation:

  • If Referred For Testing: Someone referred you or your kids for testing. This could be a psychologist, psychiatrist, therapist, social worker, probation officer, or doctor.

  • For Testing Accommodations: You or one of your children is seeking accommodations for academic or employment purposes.

  • You Suspect a Problem: You suspect that you may have a problem, but you're not sure. You may feel like something is "off," but you don't know what it is. A test and treatment recommendation may be in order.

  • A Loved One Expresses Concern: A family member or friend has expressed concern about depression or your mental health.

  • To Better Understand Yourself: You want to understand yourself better and your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

Anticipate a warm and friendly welcome when you come to our office for help and tests. Our goal is to put our patients at ease and create a comfortable environment where you can feel free to share your thoughts and experiences openly.

During your evaluation, we will take the time to get to know you and your family. We want to understand your goals for seeking an evaluation and any concerns you may have. We will ask you questions about your health, background, medical history, mental health, current symptoms, and more.

You can expect to spend several hours with us on the day of your evaluation. In some cases, we may need to schedule additional testing sessions in order to obtain all the health information we need.

At the end of the evaluation process, we will provide you with a comprehensive report that includes our findings and recommendations. We will also meet with you to discuss the results of the evaluation and answer any questions you may have.

You are not alone in this journey. Dunn Psychological Services is here to help you every step of the way.

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Evaluation Services We Specialize In

Autism Spectrum Disorder

We believe that it is essential for children with suspected ASD to be evaluated at an early age to ensure that they are provided with the assistance and treatment that they require to attain their full potential. This disorder assessment process is broken down into multiple steps. Such as:

  • Obtaining a thorough background history from those who know them best, such as parents, teachers and other medical health and mental health professionals

  • Observations and interactions

  • Thorough, comprehensive and clinically proven testing

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

We administer comprehensive testing to diagnose ADHD. We will also want to know how symptoms influence a person's everyday emotions, behavior, efficiency, and lifestyle choices.

Pre-bariatric Surgery

We address the behavioral and psychological causes of obesity to make sure you're qualified and ready for surgery. We are licensed clinical psychologists who regularly conduct pre-bariatric surgery psychological evaluations to ensure that all the surgeon needs are fulfilled for them to make an informed decision.

Cognitive

We provide cognitive evaluations that assess for overall intellectual abilities and provide an overall IQ score. These tests can help in determining intellectual functioning for gifted programs and/or help in identifying areas of strengths/weaknesses intellectually. While these evaluations are less extensive than our comprehensive evaluations, they still provide valuable information in understanding you/your children.

Therapy

We offer individual and couples therapy from licensed clinical psychologists who have years of experience with all types of situations, backgrounds and diagnoses. Expect a personalized treatment process that will be tailored to your needs.

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Child Psychologists that Care

We understand that the challenges you face are unique. That's why we offer a variety of services to meet your individual needs. When you come to Dunn Psychological Services, you can expect to receive high-quality, compassionate care from our team of experienced professionals.

We offer a variety of psychological testing and assessment services for children, adolescents, and adults. We also provide individual, family, and group therapy services. Our goal is to help you overcome the challenges you're facing and improve your overall well-being. Whether it be via therapy or assessments, our top priority is to provide you with the tools and resources you need to succeed.

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When You Need a Mental Health Service in Clovis, CA

Providing the Trust, Quality, & Value You Deserve

There are many reasons why you may need to seek out the help of a mental health professional. You may be feeling overwhelmed and struggling to cope with everyday life. Or, you may be experiencing more serious health symptoms that are impacting your ability to function. Regardless of the reason, it is important to remember that you are not alone. Mental health challenges are common, and there is help available. Here at Dunn Psychological Services, our hope for all our clients is that they feel safe, heard, valued, learn more about themselves and receive the necessary skills to improve their quality of life.

Why Trust Us

We take extreme caution when it comes to our evaluations. However, we uphold values such as professional conduct, respect for diversity, honesty, your privacy, and genuine concern for every one of our clients. Here are some more reasons why you should trust us:

  • Experienced and Qualified Staff - All of our staff members are highly experienced and qualified. They have years of experience in conducting an evaluation and are well-versed to help with the latest mental health methods.

  • Compassionate Care - We understand that seeking mental health help can be difficult. Our staff will provide you with the compassion and care you need to make this journey a successful one.

  • Confidentiality - We take your privacy seriously. All of your personal information will be kept strictly confidential.

We understand that each individual is unique and valuable, deserving of respect and love. We value diversity in all its forms and consider it a privilege to collaborate with individuals from different walks of life.

Contact us today!

We aim to share the depth of knowledge which will empower children, students, teenagers, and adults to reach their full mental health and overall health potential, to assist caregivers, educators, and significant others in becoming strong agents of change, and to assist the Clovis and Fresno area in recognizing these people as precious members of the community in all of our undertakings.

  • Assessment Psychiatric Evaluations

  • Find Help for Mental Health Disorder

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

  • Psychologist

  • Evaluation for Your Brain Health

  • Treatment and Therapy Recommendations

  • Test and Evaluation

 

If you or someone you know is in need of our psychological testing or evaluation, please don't hesitate to reach out today. We would be more than happy to help!

You can find more help on our FAQ.

What You Should Expect Upon Visiting Us

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