A Psychological Assessment involves the planned use of interviews (generally semi-structured) and specific psychometric assessments (tests) to answer questions highlighted in a referral. I find that questions are typically around teasing out complex diagnoses, helping clarify symptoms/coping style/personality, or, specifying the types of therapy and… Read More »
When videogame developer Satoshi Tajiri was a young boy, he enjoyed collecting small insects around the grassy areas near his home. There was a vivid memory of his first close look at a captive tadpole, seeing its coiled insides through its translucent skin, perceiving the… Read More »
Psychoanalysis, starting with the theory that not all of our behaviours are under our conscious control and exploring the unconscious can help to improve human functioning, did not fix everyone. But it’s one of the first interventions that seemed to have lasting positive impacts in… Read More »
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