Experts in Evaluating and Treating PTSD


What is PTSD

What exactly is PTSD? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a complex psychological condition that can significantly impact daily life. Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, it is crucial to differentiate PTSD from other disorders with similar symptoms. At Chicagoland Neuropsychology, our team of skilled clinicians specializes in providing objective evaluations to diagnose PTSD and develop personalized treatment plans accurately. We understand the profound effects of past emotional traumas and strive to create a warm and respectful environment for our patients. Discover the benefits of an accurate diagnosis and how neuropsychological testing can empower you to take real action toward healing. Seeking help for such personal experiences is challenging. We hope you’ll consider reaching out to us today with any questions you may have.

Living With PTSD

Living with PTSD can be a daily struggle, affecting various aspects of life, including relationships, work, and overall well-being. It is not uncommon for individuals with PTSD to experience symptoms such as painful recollections, nightmares, flashbacks, hypervigilance, and avoidance of triggering situations. However, the nature of these symptoms can sometimes overlap with other mental health conditions, leading to misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment. At Chicagoland Neuropsychology, our experienced doctors understand the unique challenges faced by those with PTSD and are here to provide the objective evaluation you need.

Differentiating PTSD from Other Disorders

It is essential to recognize that PTSD can often be misdiagnosed as other disorders, such as depression, anxiety disorders, or even attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). These misdiagnoses can lead to ineffective treatment plans that fail to address the underlying trauma. Our team of clinicians specializes in distinguishing between PTSD and other conditions with similar symptoms. Through comprehensive neuropsychological assessments, we can pinpoint the specific cognitive, emotional, and behavioral patterns indicative of PTSD, ensuring an accurate diagnosis.

The Benefits of an Accurate Diagnosis

Receiving an accurate diagnosis is the first step toward effective treatment and healing. By correctly identifying PTSD, our doctors can tailor treatment plans specifically to address the unique needs of each patient. This personalized approach increases the chances of successful outcomes and gives individuals the tools necessary to regain control over their lives. Understanding the underlying factors contributing to PTSD allows for targeted interventions, including evidence-based therapies, medication management, and lifestyle modifications.

Promoting Self-Understanding and Empowering Action

At Chicagoland Neuropsychology, we believe that accurate diagnosis extends beyond treatment planning. Neuropsychological testing provides a comprehensive assessment of cognitive abilities, emotional functioning, and social skills, which promotes self-understanding and empowers individuals to take real action toward healing. Through these assessments, our team helps patients gain insight into their strengths and weaknesses, allowing for the development of effective coping strategies and personal growth. This holistic approach encourages lasting change and fosters a sense of empowerment in our patients.

Respectful Approach to Past Emotional Traumas

We recognize that past emotional traumas are deeply personal and challenging to discuss. Our doctors understand the sensitive nature of PTSD and create a warm and respectful environment for every patient. Our team is dedicated to building trust and providing a safe space where individuals feel comfortable sharing their experiences. With compassion and empathy, we guide our patients through the assessment process, ensuring your emotional well-being throughout the journey.


If you or a loved one is struggling with the effects of PTSD, Chicagoland Neuropsychology is here to help. Our team of experienced clinicians specializes in objective evaluations to accurately diagnose PTSD and develop tailored treatment plans. We understand the profound impact PTSD can have on daily life, and we are committed to providing a warm and respectful environment for our patients. Take the first step towards healing and reclaiming your life. Taking the first step is hard. Please know that we will walk with you on the journey toward relief.