Psychological Testing and Evaluation Services
Clinical Psychologists & Psychiatrists located in Southlake and Flower Mound, Texas
Discover Clarity and Tailored Care with Psychological Testing
Are you grappling with the complexities of mental health issues such as depression or anxiety? Psychological testing is a powerful tool that not only identifies the root causes of your struggles but also guides you toward a personalized path to wellness. At Dr. Messina & Associates in Southlake, Texas, and Flower Mound, Texas, our compassionate team specializes in providing comprehensive psychological testing services for individuals of all ages.
Psychological Testing Q & A
What is Psychological Testing?
What Mental Health Conditions Can Psychological Testing Help Diagnose?
At Dr. Messina & Associates, our team utilizes psychological testing to diagnose a wide array of common conditions, including:
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Panic Disorder
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Separation Anxiety Disorder
- Disruptive Mood Regulation Disorder
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Learning Disabilities and Academic Problems
If you’re experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you may also benefit from psychological testing.
Schedule an appointment today with our friendly team to experience the first step in your mental health care.
Is Psychological Testing Always the Same?
Types of Psychological Tests
A psychological assessment begins with a review of your school, medical, and employment records. Subsequently, a clinical interview is conducted. During this interview, you’ll answer a series of questions about your symptoms, lifestyle, and overall quality of life. Your responses provide insight into your thought processes, reasoning abilities, and social interactions.
Psychological testing encompasses both direct evaluation of various abilities and the completion of questionnaires or surveys during an in-office appointment. Each test adheres to standardized procedures, meaning your responses are assessed using established guidelines. These tests are meticulously crafted by qualified researchers to effectively measure specific traits or disorders. This comprehensive evaluation aids in achieving an accurate diagnosis and determining the most suitable treatment.