Psychological evaluation

Two separate but related components of psychological evaluations are Tests and Assessments.

I use  both type of tools which is helping me to see the full picture of a person's strengths and limitations. Testing involves the use of formal tests such as questionnaires, or checklists often described as "norm-referenced "tests which means the tests have been standardized so that test-takers are evaluated in a similar way, no matter who are they.

A psychological assessment may include numerous components such as tests or surveys, interview information or medical records. One of the assessment techniques which I mainly use is a clinical interview.

 

I know from my experience that psychological evaluation may be very intimidating, and sometimes tiring, but at the end it's something designed to help you.

 

Below you will find the list of psychological and cognitive tests in which I am proficient.

  • Intelligence tests :

The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS),

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children ( WISC-R)                                            

Raven's Progressive Matrices (RPM)

  • Personality tests

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI),

Cattel test

  • Cognitve tests:       

Benton Visual Retention Test (BVRT),

Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test (Bender-Gestalt Test),                                               

Graham- Kendall Memory Test,

Wisconsing Card Sorting Test (WCST),

Conner's Continuous Performance Test (CPT II)             

  • Projective tests:     

Sentence Completion Test, Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)

  • Others:                     

Semi- structured Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS)