Port Moody and Vancouver Psycho-Educational Assessment Clinic:

Dr. Jones provides psychological and psycho-educational assessment to children and adults at the Lifespan Development Group clinics in Port Moody, West Vancouver, and Vancouver.  The goals of the assessment can include diagnosis, understanding of the causes or origins of a problem, and/or identifying supports and treatments that are likely to help you or your loved one function better in some area of their life.


Types of Assessments Offered:

Dr. Jones provides the following types of assessments:

  • Psycho-Educational Assessment: Learning assessment and educational assessment to identify a person’s learning profile and/or learning disabilities
  • Psycho-Legal Assessment: Dr. Jones has been qualified in BC Supreme Court as an expert witness with experience in the assessment of learning disorders
  • Assessment for MCAT / GRE / LSAT / GMAT Accommodations: Dr. Jones provides assessments that qualify clients for testing accommodations on the MCAT, GRE, LSAT and GMAT exams
  • Cognitive Functioning Assessment / Intelligence Assessment: including assessment of verbal and non-verbal reasoning, sequential problem solving, pattern recognition and completion,  visual-spatial and visual-constructive abilities; relating these ability areas to academic, vocational and day-to-day adaptive functioning
  • Comprehensive and Diagnostic ADHD Assessment: including assessment of attention and executive functions
  • Memory Assessment: assessment of memory abilities – for visual vs. verbal information; for meaningful vs. abstract information; recognition vs. recall abilities
  • Neuropsychological Assessment: comprehensive neuropsychological assessments examining cognition, memory, and executive functions
  • Developmental Assessments: comprehensive developmental assessments of your child’s developmental level in motor, speech-language, cognitive, regulation of attention, impulse-control and emotions, executive functions, adaptive functioning  
  • Adaptive Behavior Assessment: assessment of adaptive functioning, including daily living skills, activities of daily living (ADL’s), vocational, academic, social and leisure domains
  • Custom, or Tailored assessments for persons who would like to function better in a specific area of their life


  • Diagnostic Assessments (see below) 
Diagnostic Assessments of Psychological Disorders

Dr. Jones provides diagnostic assessments for specific psychological disorders, including:

  • ADHD Diagnosis: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosis
  • FASD Diagnosis: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis
  • Autism Diagnosis: Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis
  • Developmental Diagnosis: including Intellectual Disability Diagnosis
  • Anxiety Diagnosis: diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression Diagnosis: Diagnosis of Depressive and Adjustment Disorders
  • Somatic Symptom Disorders 
  • Impulse-Control Disorders 
  • Trauma Assessment: diagnosis of trauma-related disorders including P0st-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Personality Disorder Assessment: diagnosis of Personality Disorders


Questions about psychological assessment?  Here is a helpful information page provided by the American Psychological Association.


Assessments can be scheduled Vancouver, West Vancouver, or Port Moody.

Contact Lifespan Development Group at 604-259-1236 or by email at info@lifespandevelopment.ca