SYMPTOM CHECKLIST

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					SYMPTOM CHECKLIST
Name:______________________________ Date:_____________________________

Reason for seeking assessment/treatment: _____________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________

Please check any of the concerns or symptoms listed below that you are currently experiencing: ___ marriage/relationship problems ___ difficulties with family ___ difficulties with friends ___ school problems ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ step-family problems divorce issues serious physical illness (self or family) health concerns (self or family) fatigue/low energy death of family member or friend anxiety/worry/nervousness panic attacks
reluctant to leave home or familiar neighborhood

___ loss of interest in previous activities ___ recurrent flashbacks ___ episodes of lost time, unexplainable actions ___ trouble with memory or concentration ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ confusion much fantasy or daydreaming hyperactivity/attention problems headaches/stomach aches sexual problems sexual identity concerns identity concerns feelings of unreality obsessive thoughts/excessive fears unusual thoughts or perceptions excessive energy impulsive decisions or actions difficulty trusting others low self-esteem avoidance of conflict withdrawn, isolating

perfectionism guilt/shame feelings trouble sleeping depressed mood/sadness suicidal thoughts self-injury eating habits

___ spending habits ___ concerns about behavior/habits/compulsions ___ concern about alcohol/drug use ___ concern about lying or dishonesty with others ___ anger/irritability ___ mood swings ___ loss of temper/outbursts ___ aggressive/violent behaviors ___ physical abuse of self (current or past) ___ verbal/emotional abuse (current or past)

___ shy/uneasy around others ___ fear of failure ___ fear of disapproval ___ need to please others and be liked ___ difficulty saying “no” to others or asserting self ___ difficulty making independent decisions ___ feelings of futility/loss of hope ___ loss of joy in living ___ physical abuse of others ___ other ________________________________

1. Please rate the overall level of stress that you feel is currently pressing on you, including life changes, work, family, and finance. (Circle appropriate number) 1 minimal comment: 2 3 moderate 4 5 extreme

2. Please describe how your concerns or symptoms are interfering with: a. your quality of life and inner well-being:

b. your relationships:

c. your work/school:

d. your health

3. In thinking about your network of friends, family, etc., how would you rate the amount of helpful social support currently available to you. 1 none 2 3 some, but not adequate 4 5 adequate

4. As a result of therapy or assessment, what specific results or changes do you wish to see happen:

5. If you have had any previous counseling or therapy, please tell us what you found helpful and what you found not helpful: