What to Expect

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Together we will work toward meeting your specific goals.  In addition, I have the same hopes for all my clients.  When we are done working together, I hope that they:

 

Have a happy, healthy, enjoyable life.

Value their uniqueness. 

Can share with others the best of themselves. 

Are confident.

Are adaptive.

Can manage life's hurdles.

Thrive!

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Treatment with Dr. Neely starts with a unique 5 session assessment process, that leads to a written Whole Child Assessment Report. Dr. Neely has developed this thorough assessment process to create a strong foundation to treatment, making the work as  effective and efficient as possible.

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Learn more about the Assessment.


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In the first phone call, Dr. Neely will ask you a little bit about your concerns and what is going on.  She will be trying to determine if she has the appropriate expertise in the area of need. 

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During treatment Dr. Neely works collaboratively with parents to design a plan that fits well with the family's needs and values.  Therapy typically includes a combination of the following:


Parent Support and Coaching


Health & Nutrition Coaching


Diagnosis Education


Play Therapy

(using principles from traditional models as well as Greenspan's Floortime / D.I.R. model)


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Targeted Child Centered Training:

Relaxation, Anger Management, Coping Skills, Social Skills, Anxiety Management


Solution Focused Homework Assignments


Behavior Modification


Social Stories


Picture Schedules and other Visual Aids


Social Thinking Curriculum


Therapeutic Listening®


Collaboration with other treatment providers


Use of the Patient Portal

for homework reminders, online journal, and confidential email 


Recommendations for the child's IEP team to consider

Erin Neely, Psy.D.

PEDIATRIC CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST