Counseling refers to resolving specific problems involving life
circumstances and relationships. psychotherapy refers to facilitating changes in characteristic
patterns of thinking, behavior, or dealing with emotions.
Some people identify their own needs, others seek help from a psychologist because they have been
referred by people or agencies for a specific purpose, such as
court-ordered or physician-recommended evaluations.
evaluations are conducted for a specific purpose. To measure cognitive
or neuropsychological functioning, as well as personality
characteristics and psychological functioning.