Usually called a biopsychosocial assessment, an assessment is typically conducted by therapists and counselors at the beginning of therapy, assesses for biological, psychological and social factors that can be contributing to a problem or problems with a client. It's considered a holistic assessment, looking at a client on all different levels, including education and work history, family and marriage difficulties, and medical issues to better identify an individuals needs.

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