Everyone has their own way of understanding and creating meaning in their lives. Personal memories, interpretations, assumptions - all of these are inextricably linked to each and every moment of life, and form a unique perspective that only the individual truly understands. Furthermore, people are in a constant state of development and change. How, therefore, can therapists make accurate assessments? Illustrated with case material, this volume provides practical guidelines for using innovative constructivist methods within the counselling context. An overview chapter introduces constructivist theory and assessment, and distinguishes it from more traditional approaches. The following chapters describe assessment tools and offer illustrations to aid practitioners administer, score and interpret them.