As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Dragstedt provides mental health screenings and comprehensive psychological assessments, utilizing industry-standard psychological testing materials. He conducts cognitive assessments, personality and emotional / behavioral testing, and consults on complex cases, referred by attorneys, physicians, and government agencies. Examples include custody evaluations, parenting assessments, psychosexual evaluations, and mental health assessments. Whether confidential or court-ordered, psychological testing, clinical interviewing, and analysis are provided with sensitivity and respect. Dr. Dragstedt has been established as an expert witness, and provides in-court testimony when necessary.
Dr. Dragstedt also works with children, teens, and adults who suspect that an undiagnosed attention deficit, learning disability, or adult ADHD may be interfering with their ability to learn and perform academically. Having worked in the Hillsborough County Public Schools, Dr. Dragstedt also understands the needs of gifted students, and provides private gifted / AGP testing in his Tampa office.
With expertise in complex trauma response, PTSD, family dynamics, and multicultural psychopathology, Dr. Dragstedt aims to create a complete diagnostic image for each individual, rather than simply reporting test data and choosing from a symptom checklist. Recommendations are then targeted toward the individual’s personal strengths, needs, and values.
Dr. Dragstedt works with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds, often utilizing interpreters for languages such as Chinese, Spanish, and American Sign Language. Given his experience in testing for emotional distress and culturally-bound phenomenon, Dr. Dragstedt is often chosen for evaluations of psychological symptoms which could be relevant for purposes of immigration, as well as diagnostic clarity and treatment planning.
Dr. Brian Dragstedt is available for consultations, training, and seminars for corporate events. He also consults with physicians, attorneys, and therapists, providing diagnostic impressions for treatment planning, risk assessment, and other clinically-relevant purposes.
If you would like to schedule a free phone consultation regarding psychological testing, feel free to call the office: 813-344-HEAL (4325), or click the schedule now button.