PSYCHOLOGICAL / PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT

 

We are often aware we are experiencing difficulties in life, but it is hard to pinpoint the cause of our distress. A comprehensive psychological or psychodiagnostic evaluation allows us to identify specific problems that you are experiencing, how they developed, and what function they serve. It also helps us identify personality traits that might contribute to difficulties you may be experiencing.

Our unique personality impacts how we perceive ourselves and others, which in turn influences relationships. However, we are not always aware of the makeup of our personality structure or how it impacts our lives. By identifying our personality traits, strengths and weaknesses, how we interact with others and how we perceive ourselves can allow us to act in a way that enhances personal growth and improves relationships.

I conduct a comprehensive psychological and personality assessment which involves: a clinical interview, structured diagnostic assessment, collateral information from treatment providers and/or family members, a review of medical/academic records, as well as standardized test measures. This information is then compiled into a report that outlines one's background, testing results, diagnostic impressions, and specific recommendations that address any issues that are identified.