We help stressed-out parents with upset kids.

CALM DOWN KIDS provides psychological testing and therapeutic assessment for 0 to 16-year-old children whose parents are concerned with their child’s behavior and school success.

Seeing your child's self-esteem drop because they are having difficulty can be heartbreaking.Do you feel clueless about how to help?

You Are Not Alone!

It's time to find new approaches to help your child succeed.

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Schedule a call.

Reduce the back-and-forth of phone tag. Schedule a call within the next two weeks.

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Discuss your needs.

Speak with a psychologist about your concerns and ask questions about the services offered.

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Make things better.

Make a plan for ongoing services and resources. Watch your family transform.

Get Off the Struggle Bus.

Imagine walking away feeling confident that you understand your child's diagnosis, can advocate for their needs, and know what to do at home to make things better.

Assessments can:● Tell us what a child cannot and does not know how to tell us● Provide a deeper understanding in less time than therapy● Aid in treatment planning and reduce the time spent in therapy● Scientifically back up the therapist's interpretations of what is happening● Provide a diagnosis necessary for educational and behavioral services
Common diagnoses: ● Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)● Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)● Learning Disability in Reading, Math, or Writing● Intellectual Disorders● Developmental Delays● Bipolar Disorders

Types of Assessment

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Depression & Anxiety.

Therapeutic Assessment

Depression, Anxiety, PTSD & Trauma, and Bipolar Disorders are complex and debilitating experiences for a child. ● feeling alone and misunderstood ● may lash out for no apparent reason● be short-tempered● have difficulty sleeping

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Dyslexia.

Psychoeducational Assessment

Learning disorders, like dyslexia, are challenging in today’s fast-paced school environment.● Appear unmotivated and off-task● Difficultly with learning to read and write● Low self-esteem● Avoid homework

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Autism.

Psychological Assessment

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex set of symptoms that challenges a child’s ability to make and keep friends.● Intellectual differences ● Poor self-care● Speech delay● Difficulty making eye contact

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ADHD.

Psychological Assessment

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has two distinct implications on a child’s development: inattention and/or hyperactivity. ● Difficulty paying attention● Disorganized and losing things frequently● Forget what you just told them● Move non-stop without thinking

THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS.

INTAKE.

After you have contacted us and we have had a brief phone conversation to ensure that we are in the right place for your needs, we will schedule an in-office interview. During the interview, we can answer all your questions about our policies, pricing, and process. You will be able to express your concerns and questions about your child that you want to be answered in the assessment. We will gather a comprehensive history of your child, and you will complete brief screening questions that will be used to personalize the tests given to your child.

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OBSERVATION.

TESTING.

WRITING.

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Schedule a call for your child's assessment.

Comprehensive Psychological Assessment

You will receive:

● answers to your specific questions● a clear report of who your unique child is● step-by-step tips to use at home● recommendations tailored to your child‘s behavioral and educational needs● completed psychological evaluation (digital copies)● several recommendations to community providers for additional services● 6+ hours of interviews, observations, & collecting information● 4+ hours of scoring, writing reports, & any additional edits

starting at $300.00 per hour


Here's what others have to say...

“Dr. Turner's workshop was interesting and packed with practical, relevant information, and strategies that parents could use right away. Parents left feeling they had something tangible to work worth. Definitely a win for our families!”

Dr. Lori Johnson

PsychologistPsyD

Aimee Alling

School Director
Big Sur Charter School

Alisha Sweyd

Marriage & Family TherapistLMFT, CFRC, CCTP