Dr. Steven Hentoff has over 30 years experience as a clinical psychologist and pediatric neuropsychologist serving the greater Boston and Metro West areas. He works with children (6+), adolescents and adults with a variety of mental health, developmental, neurological and learning issues.
Dr. Hentoff provides a comfortable and private office space where patients and their families can discuss their concerns in a collaborative manner and develop a treatment and /or evaluation plan that best meets their needs. Whether it's a consultation to review the results of a previous evaluation; discussion about the need for a more comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation; or concern about mental health and behavior issues, Dr. Hentoff provides a full range of services to address the varied concerns that bring patients to his office.
Dr. Hentoff specializes in the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of a variety of cognitive, behavioral and psychiatric problems, including:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Executive Function Impairment
Specific Learning Disability (Reading, Math, Written Language)
Nonverbal Learning Disability
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Cognitive Impairment due to head injury, developmental and genetic disorders
Mood Disorder, Depression and Anxiety
In addition, Dr. Hentoff has also had extensive experience working from a cognitive behavioral and collaborative psychotherapy approach to address issues related to:
Anxiety, depression and adjustment difficulties
Bipolar Disorder and Major Mental illness
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Parent Child Conflict
Adolescent adjustment issues
Transition to College
Working in the Context of Community
Dr. Hentoff works closely with families, referring physicians, educational advocates and school systems and is committed to working with individuals in the context of the wider community. His goals are to identify the barriers to successful adjustment and growth, and to provide a road map that allows for a more successful and enjoyable path to their goals.
Dr. Hentoff accepts most major insurance companies including:
Blue Cross Blue Shield Products
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
United Behavioral Health
United Health Care
Please Note: It is important to note that most insurers will not cover testing for purely educational purposes, including the diagnosis of a reading disability. Insurance companies require that there be a medically determined need for evaluation and many managed care policies require that an individual be receiving services from either a psychiatrist or neurologist before they will approve coverage. While Dr. Hentoff would be happy to contact your insurance company, it is recommended that you also call your insurance carrier regarding coverage and authorization policies.
Some policies also have an out of network benefit for services. For those who elect to self-pay for an evaluation, Dr. Hentoff will provide a receipt that may be used to pursue payment through their insurance carrier for out of network benefits. Dr. Hentoff also accepts VISA and Mastercard.