To ensure the most accurate and comprehensive evaluation, please follow these instructions closely as you prepare for your assessment:
Gather all relevant medical records, including hospitalizations, therapy or counseling notes, medication lists, and any prior diagnoses.
If you've had any prior assessments or evaluations, please provide copies of those as well.
For veterans, include any service medical records or documentation of incidents/events during service that may be pertinent to your claim.
Timeline of Events:
Prepare a brief timeline highlighting key events, symptoms' onset, and any significant changes in your health or mental state. This will help provide context to your records and our assessment.
Medication and Treatment:
List all current and past medications, including dosages and the prescribing doctor.
Note any side effects or reasons for stopping a particular medication. Include details of other treatments or interventions you've tried, such as therapy, counseling, or alternative treatments.
Personal Statement (Optional):
Consider writing a brief personal statement describing how your condition affects your daily life. Include challenges faced, activities you've had to give up, or any changes in personal or work life.
Questions and Concerns:
Prepare any questions or concerns you might have about the assessment process. We're here to help and want you to feel comfortable and informed.
Ensure you have contact information for any healthcare professionals you've seen, in case we need to reach out for further information or clarification.
As your assessment is online, ensure you have a stable internet connection.Test your camera and microphone to ensure clarity during the assessment. Choose a quiet, well-lit space where you can talk freely and without distractions.
On the Day:
Be prepared to discuss your history in depth. Honesty is crucial; please be open about your experiences and symptoms. Ensure you're in a comfortable environment where you feel safe and at ease to discuss personal matters. Set aside adequate time so you're not rushed and can complete the assessment without interruptions.
Remember, the objective of this assessment is to gain a detailed understanding of your unique situation. The more thorough and accurate the information you provide, the better equipped we'll be to advocate on your behalf. We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to assisting you.
Thank you for considering Purple Heart Behavioral Health LLC for your assessment needs. We believe in complete transparency, especially when it comes to the services we offer and their associated costs.
Here's a breakdown of our fee structure:
We genuinely appreciate your trust in our expertise. By understanding the costs upfront, we hope to make the process smoother and more comfortable for you. If you have any questions or need further clarification on any point, please don't hesitate to reach out.
The Purple Heart Behavioral Health Team.
When it comes to understanding the intricate tapestry of a veteran's psyche, Dr. Angela Kenzslowe stands in a league of her own. Having been enlisted in the Army then later trained by the Army to become a psychologist, she brings an unmatched depth of insight to the table, blending the rigors of military life with the nuances of psychological care.
Having been shaped by the very institution that our heroes serve, Dr. Kenzslowe possesses a first-hand understanding of the military ethos, its challenges, and its impact on an individual's mental well-being. This dual expertise ensures that she not only sympathizes with the unique mental health challenges faced by veterans but deeply empathizes with them, grounding her approach in genuine lived experiences.
In comparison to civilian psychologists with no military background, Dr. Kenzslowe's approach is enriched with a cultural competency that only someone familiar with the military landscape can offer. While a psychologist who is solely a veteran might connect on the level of shared service experience, Dr. Kenzslowe's Army-backed psychological training ensures that she can bridge the gap between those experiences and actionable, therapeutic insights.
Choosing to work with Dr. Kenzslowe is choosing a professional who sees beyond the uniform, understanding both the pride and the pressures of military service. It's about opting for a uniquely tailored assessment experience, one that recognizes the valor of our servicemen and servicewomen and addresses their needs with the utmost care and expertise.