Psychological Assessments

Psychological assessments help to explain your child’s / teen’s behaviour in a various areas, e.g. cognitive, social-emotional, memory, learning, planning and organization.

 It involves observing and evaluating your child / teen’s functioning through the administration of specific psychologically reliable and valid tests of his/her developmental, behavioural, academic, psychological, neuropsychological and personality functioning .

 

Some common reasons to administer psychological assessments include:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioural concerns
  • Concentration difficulties / Inattention/ Hyperactivity
  • Depression / sadness/ low mood
  • Emotional concerns/ self esteem concerns
  • Learning difficulties
  • Being bullied or being a bully
  • Trauma
  • Exposure to domestic violence