Psychological Assessment

The CHG team of psychologists have the expertise and experience to conduct psychological assessments to assist in the management of work injuries and responses to psychological trauma.

What is a psychological assessment?

A psychological assessment is undertaken by considering information gathered from multiple sources, including reviewing available clinical records and a structured clinical interview regarding medical and personal history. The Psychologist is then able to conduct a range of assessments depending on the individual’s presentation and reason for the referral. Assessments may include; personality, intelligence, and vocational interests and abilities.

Why use a psychological assessment?

A psychological assessment can be used to:

  • Assist with providing a diagnosis and the level of dysfunction associated with this diagnosis 
  • assess a particular area of high or low functioning
  • identify suitable employment options or factors that should be considered in employment 
  • assess psychological fitness for work 
  • determine the appropriate type of treatment 
  • assess treatment outcomes 
  • determine whether a person is at risk of suicide, or is a risk to others.

To find out more, contact the CHG Consultancy Team on (08) 8352 9800 or email us.

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