First, why are Intake forms important?
- The Intake provides any necessary information that the therapist may need to know to effectively assess an issue and address with a personalized treatment plan.
- Because different issues and ailments vary from person to person, treatments will vary as well. What may be an effective treatment plan for one person may not be as effective for another. The Intake forms is the blue print of how to build a healthier structure.
- The Intake forms provides information to the therapist as to what focus areas to concentrate on. It allows you to take an active role in your own treatment plan and develop a priority of what needs focus.
- The intake gives the therapist an idea of any contraindications to avoid during the treatment. Many times the intake will reveal any allergies that you may have as well as any accidents or injuries you have suffered in the past that the therapist needs to know about.