These tests assess for cognitive and socio-emotional functions. They can help identify ADHD, cognitive impairments, social functioning, or other issues for academic or psychotherapy purposes. The test instruments I use include the WAIS-IV, MMPI-2RF, Woodcock-Johnson, and more.
CBT is a highly effective, scientifically sound and proven treatment that helps people fight distorted negative or irrational thoughts through challenging these thoughts. If you have or are receiving this treatment you may have been given homework to record certain thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. CBT is a straightforward practical approach to therapy that is very commonly used today.
Person centered therapy involves building trust within a therapeutic relationship so the client can feel safe, un-judged, and understood. Carl Rogers invented this type of Humanistic therapy in the 40’s and it's still used effectively today (after much evolvement) to help clients. This type of therapy involves validation, empathy, and much more.
Psychodynamic Therapy and psychoanalysis help clients get a deeper understanding of themselves and their pasts through introspection. This kind of therapy was rooted by one of the fathers of psychology, Sigmund Freud. Since Freud much progress has been made and it is effectively used today.