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Q: Where does the evaluation take place?

 

       A: Some evaluations can be completed in your home and some will need to be completed at 3608 Preston Rd., Suite 135, 

             Plano TX 75039 or other locations. An additional charge may be added for travel to additional locations other than the

             office.

 

Q: How long do clinical evaluations take and what do they cost?   Clinical services are charged at $200/hr.
 

       A. Depends on the type of evaluation and the age of the client.  The first session is the Diagnostic Interview and it usually   

             takes about an hour or so and will be $200.  In that session we discuss and agree upon what type of evaluation will be

             performed.  Payment for the evaluation will need to be collected at the end of the initial visit and before any testing is     

             started.  Cash, checks, or electronic funds transfer are accepted forms of payment. 

 

            ADHD evaluations usually take a couple of hours face-to-face with some collateral information needed from parents and   

            teachers. ADHD evaluations are approximately $800-1,200.  A full psychological evaluations range from $1,200-1,600.

            Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluations can range from 2-6 hours depending on age and severity of the client.  ASD

            evaluations run between $1,200-2,000.  

  

            Cognitive assessments can range from 1-3 hours depending on age and severity of the individual.  These assessments from

            from $300-500. 

 

            Individual assessment items or additional assessments will be charged at a rate of $200/hr - including administrative work,

            interpretation and report writing time. 

 

Q: Do I receive a report?
 

       A. Yes.  You will receive a written report and feedback once the evaluation is complete, approximately 3 weeks after the

              testing is finished.  Should you wish to expedite your report, an additional fee of $150 will be added for a 1 week turn-

              around.  

 

Q: Do you file with my insurance?
 

      A. No.  I am not affiliated with any insurance plans.  However, your insurance provider may reimburse you for some or all of

            the testing fee.  You will receive a statement of payment with the proper procedural codes and you can file with your

            insurance. 

Q: How much do forensic evaluations and services cost? Forensic services are charged at a rate of $225/hr.
 

      A: Psychological evaluations that are court ordered or that are needed when people are dealing with court-related matters 

            cost more than the clinical evaluations due to the forensic nature.  There is often more records to review and more   

            collaterals to consult with thus increasing the price. A retainer between $2,500-3,000 is requested depending on the scope

            and case factors. Court appearance fees are an additional charge.

           Child Custody Evaluations are charged with a starting retainer of $8,000 which is due in advance of the child custody

           evaluation being initiated.  Adoption Evaluations are a flat rate of $1,200.  Court appearance fees are an additional charge.

 

          Expert witness and educational case consultation service retainers are based on a discussion with your attorney as to the         

          scope and time commitment.  Retainers usually start between $2,000-3,000.   Appearance fees are an additional charge.

Q: Do you provide therapy or intervention?

       A. No, I only provide evaluation, consultation and court testimony, as needed. 

 

Contact Me

For any questions you have, you can reach me here:

Sandra Dodson Roland Ph.D ABPP

Address:

3608 Preston Rd. Suite 135

Plano, TX 75093

469-575-5093 (phone)

469-925-2823 (fax)

drroland@sandrarolandphd.com 

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