A professional assessment provides you with valuable information about yourself, your issues, and your environment. It takes place over two sessions and is conducted by a licensed professional. At the end of the process you will receive a written document that summarizes the findings of the assessment.
Is Assessment Right For You?
If you agree with any of the following statements then a professional assessment may be right for you.
I want to know if I have a diagnosable mental health condition (e.g., Bipolar, Borderline, ADHD, etc.).
I want a second opinion on a mental health diagnosis that I was given.
I am concerned about thought or behavior patterns and would like to understand their origin and meaning.
I am concerned about interpersonal patterns in my life and would like to understand my personality.
I am looking for a new career and want to find something that matches my interests and experiences.
Assessments classify and label problems to help you find better ways to address them.
Assessments help you understand how your problems compare with the general population.
Assessments provide insight into how your problems evolved and persisted over time.
Assessments enable you to set concrete goals for change, improvement, and growth.
Assessments explain how evironment, family, culture, and context influence your situation.
Assessments translate interests and experience into occupational terms.
Assessments involve gathering and interpreting information about you. In the first session, you will be interviewed about your problems or situations, your current environment, your family and cultural background, your personal history, and your treatment history. Between sessions, you may be asked to complete online inventories or questionnaires. In the second session, your counselor will provide you with a document that contains an interpretation of your data. They will walk through the document with you and help you think about how best to use it.
Call us at 919-285-3136 to set up a professional assessment or schedule your appointment online.