After the diagnostic evaluation, do you offer therapy sessions?
Dr. Gutierrez is a diagnostician only. He will however refer the patient to a therapist, generally within the vicinity
of where you live.
What is the youngest age at which a child can be evaluated?
Two (2) years of age.
Do you accept insurance? If so, what type?
Yes, we do accept insurance. Click HERE for a listing of all the insurances we accept.
What is included in a diagnostic evaluation?
The diagnostic evaluation is broken into three appointments. First appointment - Initial Consultation. Second appointment - Psychological/Analytical Testing, based off the consultation from the first visit. The third appointment - results from the Psychological and Screening Tests will be shared. For more in-depth details, please click HERE .
Do I need a referral from my doctor?
No. A doctor referral is not required to be seen by Dr. Gutierrez.
How long does the diagnostic evaluation take?
The diagnostic evaluation is broken into three appointments. The first two appointments can last anywhere between two (2) to four (4) hours.
At the third appointment, Dr. Gutierrez will discuss the results. Our office tries to have the patient complete all three appointments within a month.
What languages do you speak?
Dr. Gutierrez and his office staff are fluent in both English and Spanish.
Do you evaluate adults?
Yes. Dr. Gutierrez does evaluate adults, as well as children and adolescents.
What do I need to bring to my first appointment?
1) Patient's insurance/Medicaid card
2) Patient's Social Security card
3) ID card (if patient is a child/adolescent, we require the parent/guardian's ID card)
4) If the child/adolescent is adopted, bring the signed adoption papers
5) If you have legal custody of the child/adolescent, bring the signed court papers
6) Your completed new patient packet (patients who complete their paperwork first, will be seen first)
Dr. Charles E. Gutierrez, Ph.D.