Psychological Testing and Assessment

What are Psychology Tests and Assessments?

Psychological tests play a crucial role in understanding human behavior, cognitive abilities, academic skills, personality traits, and mental health symptoms. These assessments serve multiple functions within the field of psychology. First and foremost, they provide valuable information for self-understanding. Next, if needed, they can provide confirmation of a diagnosis. Finally, counselling planning and educational programming are informed by assessments. 

For example, imagine a person seeking help for anxiety symptoms. The psychologist may utilize standardized tests to evaluate the severity of the anxiety, identify potential underlying causes or triggers, and tailor an appropriate treatment plan accordingly.

Students who are struggling in school receive psychoeducational assessments. The psychologist determines the students cognitive strengths and areas of needs, determines what academic skills are being impacted, and explores the social/emotional needs of the child. Diagnoses of Learning Disabilities, AD/HD, ASD, or other mental health needs may also be identified. The report acts as a road map for parents and teachers to help the student according to their needs.

Another important function of psychological testing is to provide information for career assessments and guidance. Assessments such as interest inventories or aptitude tests help individuals gain insights into their abilities, interests, and values. This can assist in making informed decisions regarding education, career paths, or vocational choices.

 Benefits of Psychological Testing and Assessment? 

 Think of taking a trip; you need to know where you are starting from before identifying your destination or how long you’re likely to stay there. Similarly, psychological tests can serve as a map for guiding clients towards personal growth. They provide a snapshot of one’s current position and identify valuable directions that should be taken based on the client’s goals.

At Eckert Psychology & Education Centre, we pride ourselves on providing the most comprehensive psychological testing and assessment services. Our team of experienced psychologists utilizes state-of-the-art assessment tools, provide clear written reports,  and ensure our clients have a good experience during the whole process.

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Child/Teen Psychoeducational Learning Assessments

Do you see your child coming home after school feeling defeated and discouraged? Stressed and overwhelmed? Are they underperforming? Or are they bored and under-stimulated?

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Behavior Assessments

Parenting is hard, and it can be difficult to admitt that you don't understand certain behaviour from your child, thankfully you are not alone. Our heart at the Eckert Centre is for children, and better equipping parents to manage the struggles their child with special needs is facing. 

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Adult Psychoeducational Learning Disability Assessments in Calgary

Facing challenges in college or the workplace that leave you wondering “what’s wrong with me?” Do you feel you have worked harder than most to achieve success? Or, have you worked hard to succeed with disappointing results?

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Career Assessments

You deserve a career that is meaningful, fulfilling, and motivating. So, whether you are a student deciding on a career path for the first time or someone thinking of changing jobs for the seventh, a career assessment will help you navigate the world of possibilities and reduce career-related dissatisfaction.

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Legal Assessments

The Eckert Centre provides expertise as Educational Psychologists and Child Psychologists when psychoeducational assessment services are required in personal injury lawsuits.   

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Frequently Asked Questions About Assessments

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