Specialty Pre-Surgical Psycholocial Evaluations
PRE-SURGICAL BARIATRIC SURGERY
PRE-OP PLASTIC SURGERY COUNSELING
Medical Requirements for Bariatric Surgery
Pre-operative bariatric psychological assessments
Emotional counseling to prepare for plastic surgery
And /or emotional weight loss counseling for teenagers , adults and families
In therapy and evaluation we will discuss the emotional affects of weight loss, weight loss surgery and weight loss maintenance.
The Psychological Evaluation includes:
Rosenberg’s Self-Esteem Scale
Body Image Checklist
Becks Depression Inventory
Beck Depression Inventory®
To assess depression.
Beck Depression Inventory: You can assess depression with the Beck Depression Inventory®—II (BDI®–II), which is in line with the depression criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders—Fourth Edition (DSM–IV).
Depression Inventory: In line with the depression criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders— Fourth Edition (DSM– IV), this inventory allows for early identification of symptoms of depression. It includes items related to a child's or adolescent’s negative thoughts about self, life and the future, feelings of sadness and guilt, and sleep disturbance.