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Atlanta Psychological Testing Services

Thriveworks Atlanta offers a full range of psychological testing and assessment services for your needs.

What is psychological testing and assessment?

Psychological testing is the method psychologists and therapists use to objectively evaluate the behavior of their clients. It’s often used as an accompaniment or precursor to therapy. But it can also be offered as a standalone psychological service.

Here are just a few of the areas psychological testing can measure:

  • Aptitude
  • Emotional functioning
  • Personality

Psychological testing can be used to determine eligibility for mental health services and accommodations for standardized tests (such as SAT, ACT, etc.). It’s also sometimes used in court to determine if a person is fit to stand trial.

Is there a difference between testing and assessment?

You will sometimes hear the two terms used interchangeably, but there is an important distinction between them. Testing refers to the actual written or computer-based tests that evaluate a person’s behavior or personality. An good example of a psychological test is an IQ test.

Psychological assessment, on the other hand, refers to the combined approach of evaluating an individual’s behavior. Assessment might include testing, clinical interviews, and other methods.

Who can benefit from psychological testing and assessment?

Psychological testing and assessment covers such a broad range of applications, it has a practical use for just about anybody.

What are the different types of psychological testing and assessment?

There are too many to list them all here, but here are just a few:

  • IQ testing
  • Personality testing
  • ADHD testing and assessment
  • Learning disabilities assessment
  • Educational testing

Psychological testing and assessment helps us help you

One important use of testing and assessment is to prepare you for therapy. The results can help determine your therapeutic goals and serve as a roadmap for your treatment. It helps your therapist evaluate your strengths as well as any areas you would like to improve.

The word “test” often triggers anxiety, but psychological testing doesn’t have stressful. Our friendly staff is committed to making you feel welcome when you visit our comfortable offices. Our goal is to ensure your experience with psychological testing is a positive and productive one.

Ready to schedule an appointment or need more info? Please feel free to call us at 404-719-4233.
 
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