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Andrea B. Ackerman, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist
19634 Ventura Blvd., Suite 325
Tarzana, CA 91356
Phone: (818) 713-1006
Email: andiackerman@aol.com

Cost: Full fee $190 per hour; complete psychoeducational assessment approx. $3000. (Fee can be spread out); Blue Shield provider; will fill out insurance forms for any other insurance; fee must be paid first, then client can await reimbursement from insurance provider if approved. Also specializing in assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, young adults and families with an emphasis on individuals with AD/HD, developmental, behavioral, learning and/or social/emotional difficulties (depression, anxiety, OCD).


Anita Herrera-Hamilton, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified Neuropsychologist, PSY 21241

Director, Hamilton NeuroCog Performance (NCP)
3020 Old Ranch Parkway #328
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Website: ahhamilton.com

Cost: Full fee $150 per hour for assessment, $200 per hour for report writing/interpretation; Comprehensive neuropsychological exam: $1500 – 2000. Complete psychoeducational assessment approx. $1500-1800. (Fees can be spread out); Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Cigna provider; Dr. Hamilton is also contracted with the Providence/St. Joseph Healthcare Network. Our office will fill out insurance forms for any other insurance; fee must be paid first, then client can await reimbursement from insurance provider if approved.

As a board certified neuropsychologist, Dr. Hamilton specialties include neuropsychological exam, traumatic brain injury (e.g., concussion, moderate/severe), neurological conditions (epilepsy, dementia), ADHD, developmental, behavioral, learning and/or social cognition difficulties. Psychotherapy specialties include sports psychology, athletes with a history of trauma and/or chronic distress, anxiety management among BIPOC professionals. 


David Allen, Ph.D Clinical Psychologist
California Graduate Institute 1145 Gailey, Suite 305
Westwood, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 443-8916
Email: Dallen.phd@verizon.net

Cost: $125 per hour, no insurance accepted
*Offers psychological evaluation and testing services for learning disorders and ADHD.


Nicole Brown, Psy.D.
Learning Dynamics
22837 Ventura Blvd. #200
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Phone: (310) 855-3276
Email: info@learningdynamicsinc.org
Website: learningdynamicsinc.org

Cost: Sliding scale, some insurance accepted


Susan Cozolino Psy.D.
9107 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 215
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: (310) 592-7299
Email: scozolino@earthlink.net
Website: www.susancozolino.com

Cost: $2500 for a comprehensive evaluation; does not accept insurance, but will provide student with invoice that includes info/codes to submit to insurance.


Family Psychological Services
30423 Canwood Street Suite 138
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Phone: (818) 707-7366

Cost: Accepts most insurance.


Carrie Hastings, Psy D.
Engage Therapy
650 Hampshire Road Suite 104
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: (805) 497-0605
Email: info@engagetherapy.com

Cost: full psychological, neuropsychological, or psychoeducational battery approx. $3750, partial battery (based on particular area of concern) approx. $2000; does not accept insurance.


Esther Marron, PsyD, ABSNP
Licensed Psychologist, PSY 21818
Board Certified School Neuropsychologist
28494 Westinghouse Place, Suite 304
Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (310) 808-5642
Email: emaron@dresthermarron.com
Website: www.dresthermarron.com

Cost: Accepts most insurance. Fees vary according to type of assessment needed.


Julie Morris, Ph.D Clinical Psychologist
Has offices in Calabasas and West Side
Phone: (310) 850-7985
Email: jmassessments@gmail.com

Cost: $2600 for complete assessment; does not accept insurance but is willing to work with students based on their financial limitations.
*Assessment for learning disabilities and ADHD.


Asal Nejad, PsyD and Amy M. Schonfeld, PhD
Golden State Neuropsychology
4766 Park Granada, Suite 202
Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: (805) 379-4939 or (818) 518-1057
Email: admin@goldenstateneuro.com
Website: goldenstateneuropsychology.com

Cost: Comprehensive neuropsychology assessments. Call for rates. Superbill provided for insurance reimbursement as appropriate.


Roxanna Rahban Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist #25245
6333 Wilshire Blvd #414
Los Angeles, CA 90048
15720 Ventura Blvd #606
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: (310) 930-5033
Email: RahbanAssessments@gmail.com

Cost: Accepts insurance plans for Blue Shield, Aetna, and HealthNet for Neuropsychological, Psycho-Educational, and Psychological Assessments.


Phil Sayegh, Ph.D., MPH
Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCLA Department of Psychology
Associate Clinic Director, UCLA Psychology Clinic
Licensed Psychologist (PSY26717, California)
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Phone: (424) 259-2381
Email: sayeghpsychology@gmail.com

Cost: Does not accept insurance.


Emin Gharibian, Psy.D.

Verdugo Psychological Associates
2930 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA 91214
Phone: 818-253-1161
Email: drgharibian@verdugopsych.com
Website: verdugopsych.com

Cost: Does not accept insurance but can provide a "superbill" to claim out of network benefits with their provider.
ADHD or Learning Disability Evaluation for accommodations at Pepperdine: $1500-2000
ADHD or Learning Disability Evaluation for accommodations for standardized tests (LSAT, MCAT, BAR, GRE, GMAT): $2500-$3000. Full neuropsychological battery for accommodations due to brain injury: $3500.


Shina Halavi, Ph.D.

The Neuro Scene
11040 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 430
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: (310) 845-6316
Email: shina@TheNeuroScene.com
Website: www.TheNeuroScene.com
Instagram: @TheNeuroScene

Specialize in Neuropsychological Evaluation for Head Injury/Concussion, Medical/Neurological Conditions, and ADHD or Learning Disability for adults, teens, and children. Provide neuropsychological evaluation to receive accommodations for school or for standardized tests (LSAT, BAR, MCAT, GRE, GMAT, SAT). Superbill provided for clients to submit to their insurance provider for reimbursement.


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