SPECIALIST PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS
Therapy always begins with an assessment of the presenting issues but a specialist assessment is a little different: They explore a very specific concern in isolation using more formal, evidence based testing methods.
All specialist assessments are carried out by highly trained Clinical psychologists and are tailored to the individuals needs
An assessment can be a standalone activity, that ends with a report being written outlining the findings of the assessment, along with advice and a set of recommendations. Alternatively, it can be followed by a course of therapy, where the recommendations are worked through with a therapist. Essentially an assessment is about gaining an understanding of the difficulties, whereas a course of therapy uses this understanding to help an individual work through their issues.
Specialist assessments can be carried out for specific issues.
Some of the assessments we offer are;