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Autism Assessments at Sentier

Sentier Psychotherapy offers diagnostic assessments with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by a licensed masters level clinician for clients aged 16+. These assessments do not replace psychological testing and are not comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations.

Autism Assessments at Sentier are intended to screen for ASD when clients have symptoms that are possibly affecting their ability to access full functioning at work, school, and in relationships. Autism Assessments at Sentier can also provide diagnostic clarity if an existing diagnosis does not seem to capture their full experience. This can also be a supplement to existing therapeutic treatment.

What This Is:

  • Diagnostic Assessment that specifically screens for Autism.
  • A diagnostic assessment that screens for Autism may also reveal additional diagnoses or comorbidities.

What This Is Not:

  • Psychological or neuropsychological testing
  • IQ testing
  • Assessment for learning disabilities

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Further evaluation may be required by some educational institutions and workplaces or for disability benefits and/or academic accommodations.

An Autism Assessment at Sentier occurs in four parts:

  • Preparation for the appointment, including the completion of a battery of various inventories, assessment forms, and answering client history questions for the intake. Therapist will review all of these materials prior to the Autism Assessment Intake appointment.
  • Meeting #1 with the therapist to complete the Autism Assessment Intake appointment. This may include additional assessments as well as an interview of the client and/or the client parent/guardian.
  • Meeting #2 with the therapist for the Interpretation session to discuss outcomes of the Autism Assessment.
  • Meeting #3 with the therapist for goal setting to help the client determine next steps.

Mary Devorak, MS, LMFT is a Masters level therapist at Sentier who provides Autism Assessments. Mary commonly works with folks with neurodivergence in the therapeutic setting. If a client desires to establish ongoing therapy with the therapist for their Autism Assessment, that may be an option based on Mary's caseload and availability as well as client needs.


Diagnostic Assessment/Intake Appointment: $250
Interpretation Session: $160
Goal Setting and/or Termination Session: $160

Sentier Psychotherapy is an out of network provider with many insurance companies which means that we do not bill insurance companies directly. Your Autism Assessment may be eligible for reimbursement through out-of-network benefits, medical/flex spending or health care savings accounts. Health insurance plans and benefits vary. If you are interested in using your health insurance for this Assessment, please call your insurance provider to inquire about reimbursement for out-of-network counseling services. Sentier will provide you with a receipt at the end of each session which you can submit to your insurance company for out-of-network coverage/reimbursement. Sentier can also submit some claims electronically for client reimbursement; please ask when you contact us for scheduling.

Please see our Questions page for a list of questions to ask your insurance provider when calling to ask about out of network insurance coverage.

To schedule an Autism Assessment at Sentier, contact our Client Care Coordinator at or call 763-913-8261.