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ALEXITHYMIA

ALEXYTHMIA SCREENING TESTS


Online alexithymia tests are tools designed to provide an initial assessment of one's level of alexithymia. It's important to note that online tests cannot replace a thorough evaluation by one of our team members.


ADULT AUTISM ASSESSMENT

 

Our partner site, Adult Autism Assessment, was developed to give people access to screening tests and assessment information so that they can get the clarity they need to understand themselves and live a genuine, thriving life.


Here are two widely used online alexithymia tests that you can start with:

Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20)

  • Highly reliable

  • Measures feeling identification, feeling description and externally-oriented thinking

Online Alexithymia Test

  • 15 minutes to take test

  • Provides visual results in 7 areas

We will contact you after you complete the test so you have a chance to review your results with us.

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ALEXITHYMIA


Do you struggle to recognize and express emotions?


Do you feel a bit confused whenever a friend asks "How are you?"

 

Are you uncomfortable around others who are processing their emotions?

Do you prefer to "live in your head?"

If you answer is "I think so" to most of these you, are probably in the right place.


WHAT IS ALEXITHYMIA?

Alexithymia is a condition characterized by challenges in identifying, understanding, and expressing emotions. Individuals with alexithymia may find it difficult to recognize their own feelings…

A photo of neurodiverse expert and therapist, Colleen Kahn. Colleen sees clients with Neurodiverse Couples Counseling Center and is here to support you on your journey.
7 SIGNS OF ALEXITHYMIA

  1. Difficulty Identifying Emotions: Individuals with alexithymia may struggle to label and identify their own emotions accurately. This can make it challenging to communicate their feelings to others. 

  2. Limited Emotional Vocabulary: A restricted emotional vocabulary is a common sign of alexithymia. Expressing nuanced or complex emotions may be…

THERAPEUTIC APPROACH TO ALEXITHYMIA

At our counseling group, our therapists adopt a compassionate and individualized approach to working with clients experiencing alexithymia. We understand that each person's journey is unique, and our goal is to create a supportive environment that fosters emotional exploration and growth.

We employ a range…

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