Psychological Testing and Evaluation

Psychological testing and evaluation, sometimes called psychological assessment, involves a series of tests that help a qualified therapist determine the cause of mental health symptoms. The goal of this type of testing is to identify the correct diagnosis and provide the appropriate treatment. The underlying cause of the problems someone is facing isn't always clear and tests can help provide clarity for a wide variety of issues. For example, if a child is struggling in school, they may undergo tests for learning disabilities. Evaluations can also help identify things like personality traits, anger management issues, anxiety, depression, interpersonal skills, memory, ADHD and more. If you are interested in psychological tests and evaluation, contact one of TherapyDen’s experts today.

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A neuropsychological assessment is a specialty exam that tests a person's thinking skills such as attention, memory, processing speed, and executive function. After thorough medical record review, in-person interview and testing, I will provide you results about current cognitive skills and possible diagnoses.

— Kristen Wortman, Clinical Psychologist in Oakland, CA

Many older adults experience a degree of change in certain cognitive domains as they age. However, marked changes such as significant memory loss are not a part the normal aging process. If you or someone you care about are experiencing concerning changes in areas such as memory, attention, language, visuospatial skills, and/or executive functioning (i.e., higher-order thinking skills like planning, organizing, and multitasking), it is advisable to schedule an evaluation.

— Natalie Regier, Clinical Psychologist in Bethesda, MD

Quintessential Health provides comprehensive psychological testing for a variety of mental health concerns in children, adolescent, and adult populations. We provide educational and workplace accommodations when necessary.

— Quintessential Health, Clinical Psychologist in ,

Often the symptoms of a psychological disorder are obvious, such as when a child experiences academic and social problems at school, or an adult struggles to maintain personal and professional relationships due to anger issues, but the cause of the problem is not always clear. Psychological testing and evaluation consists of a series of tests that help determine the cause of psychological symptoms and disorders, to determine the correct diagnosis and follow up with the appropriate treatment.

— Jacqueline Santana Sparber, Psychologist in Homestead, FL

Clinical neuropsychological evaluation clarifies the brain-behavior relationship and provides a comprehensive cognitive snapshot of an individual. The evaluation involves a clinical interview, review of records, and testing.

— Marlene Garza, Psychologist in New York, NY

There are so many reasons a person may need to complete psychological testing. Psychological testing allows me to take a deep dive into a person’s psychological functioning. We have decades of research to support the use of different tests to help make good clinical treatment decisions. I specialize in conducting Personality Testing, Diagnostic Clarification, Emotional Support Animal Evaluation, Forensic Evaluations, and Risk Assessments.

— Dr. Angela Webb, Clinical Psychologist in Bonne Terre, MO

I assess for lapses in verbal behavior, adaptive, and communication skills using such assessments as the VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, and AFLS.

— Madeline Frank, Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Seattle, WA

Work in the area of sexual risk management is most effective when it is guided by evidence-based psychological assessments. I am trained in a number of assessment tools that will help us to build an individualized treatment plan to guide our work together. This information can be used to develop strategies for our work or to educate treatment teams (ie. Probation/Parole/Courts) in building effective supervision and treatment plans.

— Brian Finnerty, Licensed Professional Counselor in Collingswood, NJ

If you or a loved one has been referred for psychological testing, you may have some questions about what it is and what to expect. Or maybe you've heard of psychological evaluations and feel you or a loved one should be tested. Whatever the case may be, psychological evaluations help to understand symptoms and behaviors better, clarify the diagnosis, and develop an appropriate treatment plan. Are you looking for a psychological evaluation? Dr. Carolina Raeburn is here to help.

— Dr. Carolina Raeburn, Therapist in Miami, FL

Many clients seek evaluations for ADHD, autism, learning disorders/dyslexia, personality and behavior disorders such as ODD and conduct disorder, developmental delay, giftedness, and emotional disorders such as depression and anxiety.

— Dr. Kristin Edwards, Psychologist in Tampa, FL

We conduct comprehensive psychological testing and evaluation services in Washington State

— Relational Psych, Psychologist in Seattle, WA

I conduct psychological testing for ADHD, anxiety, mood, and autism spectrum disorders. Such evaluations provide objective data to drive treatment considerations. Additionally, psychological testing offers clients an opportunity to better understand themselves and obtain treatment recommendations for an objective professional.

— Anna Hammond, Clinical Psychologist in Naperville, IL

I am trained to use many different testing tools.

— Rayna Houvouras, Mental Health Counselor in Melbourne, FL