Who Do We Help? 2019-10-25T17:16:22+00:00

Who do we see at Encompass?

Our staff are skilled in providing services to a broad age range, from children, to adults, to seniors.

Our focus at Encompass is on individuals who have sustained some sort of injury or disruption to their brain. We provide assessment and treatment for the following conditions.

Injury

We specialize in helping individuals who have sustained injury to their brain due to:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • Sports Concussions

  • Cycling Accidents

  • Falls

Brain injuries can have a pronounced impact on daily life, at any level of severity. At Encompass, we assess how your brain has been affected by your injury. With this information, we can assist in getting you back to work, back to school and enjoying other pursuits, in a way that is meaningful and manageable.

Illness

Managing neurological disorders and illnesses can be daunting for anyone. We work with individuals who have suffered a variety of illnesses, including:

  • Stroke

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.

  • Encephalitis and Meningitis

  • Epilepsy

  • Major Neurocognitive Disorders (Dementias) and Suspected Cognitive Decline

We help assess the impact of these conditions on your thinking skills, behaviour and day-to-day functioning. Knowing more about how the illness has affected you and your abilities is critical. With this information, we can guide you to appropriate treatments, therapies and supports that optimize functioning and improve overall quality of life.

Developmental concerns

If you are a parent who has concerns about your child’s development and learning ability, we can help. Often it can be hard to judge what is normal for a child. Consultation with an expert can provide valuable insights into the specific issues, offering a path forward. At Encompass, we are skilled in assessing and treating the following developmental concerns:

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Intellectual Disability

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Behaviour Challenges

  • Communication Disorders

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Motor Disorders

  • Tic Disorders (including Tourette Syndrome)

We can help to clarify what is going on for your child and make recommendations about what to do next in terms of treatment interventions and schooling supports.

Mood & anxiety

Problems with depression, increased sadness, irritability, anxiety and nervousness have a very pronounced impact on you and your loved ones. These feelings often become overwhelming, making it difficult to effectively function at work, at school and in your home and community. Seeking psychological help can make a significant difference in dealing with these challenges.

  • Anxiety

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Adjustment Disorder

  • Mood Disorders

  • Pain Disorder

Highly skilled in diagnosing mental health conditions, we offer a range of psychological treatments, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution Focused Treatment. We also work closely with other professionals in the community to ensure an effective circle of care.

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