We know that this process can be confusing and anxiety-provoking, but we will make it as easy and smooth as possible.
Everything we do will be online, so you won’t need to miss work or get a babysitter. First, you will fill out a detailed questionnaire, explaining your story, your symptoms and what brings you to need a report. If it is appropriate, our psychologist will send you some psychological tests (also online).
After you’ve filled everything out and returned the completed tests, you and I will do some clinical interviewing – meeting on a video call so I can get to know you and understand your situation. We may meet once, we may meet several times, it depends on many factors, but the price is the same. Our psychologist will evaluate your tests while we do our interviews. I will meet with her to finalize the clinical information and then I will need 5 business days to write up the report. I will send a copy to your lawyer and to you for review and send out a signed final copy when it is done.
The report costs $2000 and that is inclusive of everything, the meetings, the testing, the interview and the report with revisions. When we open your file, you will pay a $500 deposit and the report will be released to you upon payment of the remaining $1500. Our reports cost this much because they are very thorough, accurate and complete and you will have it in hand 5 business days after completing the paperwork, testing and interviewing.
If you would like to start the process, I will email you an invitation to my client portal. That is where you will find the forms that you need to fill out. Please answer all the questions in as much detail as you can, so I can write a rich and powerful psychological report for you. Share all your symptoms and how you are feeling emotionally. There is a space there for you to tell me your story.
The Client Portal is totally confidential, and no one has access to it unless you sign a release form.
After you fill out the paperwork, you will likely receive between one and three emails from us that have Hecht Ribas Assessment in the subject. These emails will link to psychological tests to evaluate your diagnosis and your clinical symptoms. Having testing in your report that validates your clinical symptoms makes the report much stronger. It is important that you are open and honest so that we have the information we need to write the clearest report possible. We can do some tests in English or Spanish and more languages are becoming available all the time.
The next step is the interview with me. We will meet online in my virtual office here https://doxy.me/claudiaribaslcsw. No need to download software or create an account. Just use a browser on a computer or device with a camera and microphone.
After we finish the interview, it will take me five business days (not holidays or weekends) to write your report. I will then send a copy for you to review, and we will do as many revisions as necessary (I don’t charge by revision). Then, after you approve the report, I will send a copy to your lawyer and work hand in hand with them, doing as many revisions as necessary, until the report is perfect.
If you’d like to begin the process now, please email or text me your full name and email address and we can get started.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out by email, text or phone.
We’re here to help and we care.