Freedom First Psychological Services, PLLC
Dr. Alicia Mahler
Licensed Psychologist  

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Services

Assessment

Comprehensive assessment and evaluation services are available with Dr. Mahler to address the following areas of concern:



Common reasons that you may seek a psychological or educational evaluation include:
  • You or your child are engaged in mental health treatment and your therapist/psychiatrist have recommended a psychological evaluation to clarify diagnoses
  • You have concerns about your child and would like a comprehensive assessment to diagnose/evaluate for ADHD or Autism
  • Your child is experiencing behavioral or social issues at school and/or home and the reason is unknown
  • You feel your child exhibits symptoms of inattention or hyperactivity
  • You have concerns about your child's social skills, communication, development, obsessive interests, and/or repetitive behaviors
  • You believe your child may be gifted and would benefit from pursuing special programming in school
  • You or your child are entering into college and need updated documentation of your previous Learning Disability or ADHD diagnosis to apply for college accommodations
  • You or your child are experiencing difficulties in college courses and feel you may benefit from accommodations
  • You are concerned about symptoms/feelings you are experiencing while pregnant or after giving birth and would like identify whether these symptoms are a normal reaction or indicative of postpartum depression
  • You are required to have a mental health evaluation for a court proceeding
Therapy and Counseling Services
Therapy and counseling treatment services are available to assist individuals and/or families in managing a wide array of conditions or life situations. Our therapists have clinical experience and expertise in an array of conditions/situations, including the following:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders/stress management
  • Anger management 
  • Children's behavior problems at home or school
  • Family relationships
  • Parenting concerns/behavior management assistance
  • Autism Spectrum
  • ADHD
  • Emotional concerns
  • Coping with life changes/situations
  • Grief
  • Couples/marriage counseling
  • Trauma/PTSD


See the About Us page for more information on the experience and expertise of our clinicians. Please note that therapy services are available in American Sign Language (ASL) with Joanne Knauer, LCSW-R.


Please contact us to inquire about the availability of any additional types of any evaluation services. We will do our best to meet any specific needs you may have for an evaluation based on the purpose and your particular situation.

Please also contact us for additional information and availability in regards to the above intervention/therapy services.