Intake Form

Today's Date

First Name

Last Name

Nickname (if any)




Address 1

Address 2





Home Phone

Other Phone

Email Address (Please be aware that if you are using your work email, your employer does have the right to access your email account and could read your emails)

What experience do you have with email?

What platform is your computer on?

If other, please specify

What type of Internet access do you have?

Do you use anti-virus and spyware programs? Please specify.

In Case of Emergency

Who should be contacted?

Relationship to client:

Home phone

Work phone

Intake/Background Information

Have you ever been in treatment with a therapist or counsellor in the past?

If so, when were you treated and for what problems?

What was the result of this treatment?

Are you being treated by a therapist, psychotherapist or counsellor now?

Are you experiencing any 'negative' feelings or 'symptoms' at this time, eg: feeling anxious, depressed, sad, angry, frustrated etc?

How serious would you say these feeling are?

What have you already tried for this problem?

Have you tried anything else that did help?

If 'Yes' what DID help?

Are you currently taking any psychotropic medication (eg. anti- depressants or anxiety medication)?

Have you taken any psychotropic medication in the past?

Please list all medications you are now taking, including dosage. Please include prescription, over-the-counter, herbal, homeopathic medications and nutritional supplements

How often do you drink alcoholic beverages?

How often do you use recreational drugs?

Have you ever been hospitalised for drug or alcohol abuse, a suicide attempt, 'nerves' or other mental health concern?

If 'Yes' please give dates and circumstances

If you are married or have a 'significant other' or long-term partner, how long have you been together?

Please describe your relationship

If you have any children please list their names and ages

Who lives in the household with you? (Please include name and relationship)

Do you have any brothers or sisters?

If so, where are you in the sibling order?

Where do your siblings live and how do you get along with them?

Are your parents alive?

If so, how do you get along with them?

Do you have in-laws?

If so, how do you get along with them?

How much education have you completed?

If other, please state

If you are a student, please complete the following 2 questions

Which school do you attend, how are your grades and how do you like school?

If you are in college or university, what subject(s) are you studying?

Are you happy with your current job/career?

If not, why?

What jobs have you done in the past and how did you like them?

How many times have you moved jobs in the past year?

Have you ever been arrested or convicted of a crime?

If 'Yes' please explain

It would be helpful to know about your family or origin, what your childhood was like, and anything else about what your family and life were like when you were growing up (If your past history includes abuse of any type please include this)

Were you ever physically or sexually abused as a child?

If so, by whom?

Are you being physically or sexually abused now?

If so, by whom?

Have you ever felt in the past like harming yourself or somebody else?

Do you have those feelings now?

Have you ever harmed yourself?

Is there anything else I should know?


I have read and completed this form truthfully and accurately to the best of my knowledge.
I have also read Geoff T Cox's Informed Consent document.

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