Free Self Assessment

You should use this short screening test to help determine if you need to seek my help for the emotional and physical management difficulties you may be having.


Instructions: The items below refer to how you have emotively felt during the past twelve months or maybe longer. Please determine whether each question is a TRUE or FALSE reflection of how you believe you have been experiencing life.


Important To Note: You may wish to use this information here to bring along to our future therapeutic counselling meetings. If you answer TRUE to one or more of these questions, then contact me as I will help you to understand more why you feel as you do, but also help you to change and manage your emotions in a healthier and more balanced way.


The Questions:

  1. I don’t show my emotions outwardly about things that upset me. But then when I do I seem to express my emotions wrongly in some way.

  2.  I still get high/low emotionally when I think of the bad things people did to me in the past.   

  3. Waiting in line, or waiting for other people, really annoys me.

  4. I lose my temper easily.

  5. I often find myself having heated arguments with the people who are closest to me.

  6. I sometimes lie awake at night and think about the things that upset me during the day, I physically shake.   

  7. When someone says or does something that upsets me, I don’t usually say anything at the time, but later spend a lot of time thinking up the verbal replies I could and should have made. 

  8. I find it very hard to forgive someone who has done me wrong. 

  9. I get angry with myself when I lose control of my emotions. 

  10. People really irritate me when they don’t behave the way they should, or when they act like they don’t use their common sense.

  11. If I get really upset about something, I have a tendency to feel physically sick later, or have a dizzy spell, headache,  upset stomach or some other physical ailment

  12. People I've trusted have often let me down, leaving me feeling angry, betrayed and/or low in mood

  13. When things don’t go my way, my mood feels low and or I get angry, anxious or I feel all of these.

  14. I've been so angry and or anxious at times I couldn't remember things I said or did

  15. After arguing with someone, I can feel sad, low in mood and or hate and or get angry with myself.

  16. When feeling wound up, I often blurt out things I later regret saying or say nothing and feel anxious,angry and/or low.

  17. I've noticed some people are afraid of my bad temper and its then I get a tight feeling in my stomach.

  18. When I get angry, frustrated or hurt, I comfort myself by eating or using alcohol or other drugs.

  19. When someone hurts or frustrates me, I want to get even and or ignore them.

  20. I've got so angry at times that I've become physically violent, hitting other people or breaking things.

  21. Sometimes I feel so hurt and alone I feel like harming myself.

  22. I’m a really angry person, and I know I need help learning to control my temper and angry feelings because it has already caused me a lot of problems and cost me a lot of money replacing the things I've broken.


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