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Psychological Evaluation

Psychological evaluation includes individual interviews, sometimes family interviews, questionnaires, intellectual, and personality testing.

  • When to use psychological evaluation:
  • To clarify Diagnosis
  • For treatment planning
  • For educational and occupational planning
  • To identify strengths
  • Tests given:
  • Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale IV (WAIS-IV)
  • Bender Gestalt Test of Visual Motor Integration
  • Wide Range Assessment of Memory & Learning II (WRAML II)
  • Woodcock Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities III (WJIII Cognitive Abilities)
  • Amen's Brain System and ADD Checklists
  • Barkley's ADHD Questionnaires
  • House Tree Person (HTP)
  • Kinetic Family Drawing (KFD)
  • Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
  • Rorschach
  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory II (MMPI-II)
  • Validity Indicator Profile (VIP)