FindingStone Counseling Center
4450 North 12th Street
Suite 210
Phoenix, Arizona 85014


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All families are under stress to one degree or another.  Stress is what makes families grow, parents mature, and children blossom.  But is this stress too much?  With your family, take the following test to see where you rank.  The results of your test are entirely yours.  We do not store any results.  Once you refresh your screen, the choices are lost.

Simply click on the appropriate button then, when you have answered all of the questions, click the Total button.  You can print this form and manually apply the values shown to the right for each answer. Never




1. We often talk about our feelings.

2. It seems like we argue a lot.
3. I know what's important to my kids.
4. (For couples) Sometimes marriage is disappointing.
5. (For single parents) I'm comfortable being single.
6. The kids get upset when we argue.
7. We have enough money for the important things.
8. We have conflicts about how much to spend and on what.
9. Work is important, but family is our top priority.
10. We don't listen enough.
11. (For couples) We both feel good about our roles as parents.
12. (For single parents) My kids are upset when I date.
13. (For couples) Our relationship is strong.
14. It seems as if someone's always mad at someone else.
15. (For single parents) The kids like my choice of dates.
16. Too much work is getting to me.
17. Tension in our house is rare.
18. (For single parents) Being single has been very hard for me.
19. The kids are doing well in school.
20. There's never enough time.
21. Everyone in the family has a job, and does it without being nagged.
22. (For couples) We argue about who should do what with the kids.
23. We eat together every day.
24. It's impossible to get the kids to do anything around here.
25. Vacations together turn out well
26. I've been called in to school to discuss my child's behavior.
Totals for odd-numbered questions:
Totals for even-numbered questions:

What Your Scores Mean

wpeF1.gif (7622 bytes) 33 & greater for odd-numbered questions:
17 & less for even-numbered questions
Congratulations!   Your family has good skills and attitudes, which help you handle life's stresses.   This makes your home life rich and satisfying.

25-32 for odd-numbered questions:
18-24 for even-numbered questions:
You have a strong start.  Try practicing your good skills and positive attitudes more in order to create even more harmony at home.

18-24 for odd-numbered questions:
25-32 for even-numbered questions:
You're probably under many stresses.  Look carefully at these questions and think about ways to improve your score.

17 & less for odd-numbered questions:
33 & greater for even-numbered questions:
Taking action now is very important for your family's health and happiness.

For a complimentary initial consultation, print the results of your stress test and bring it with you.

Last revised: Friday, September 07, 2007