My mission is to brighten the light, warm the heart, and enhance the health of my clients, colleagues, and community.

Current Perspective Assessment

Ryan J. Hulbert, Ph.D.

Below is a list of items that describe people.

According to your experience in about the last 30 days

mark 3 if the item is almost always true for you

mark 2 if the item is often true for you

mark the 1 if the item is sometimes true for you

mark 0 if the item is rarely true for you.



Answer the following questions as follows: Rarely True = 0      Sometimes True = 1      Often True = 2      Almost Always True = 3

1. Feel grateful
0 1 2 3

2. Feel resentful
0 1 2 3

3. Feel clear minded
0 1 2 3

4. Feel confused
0 1 2 3

5. Feel contentment
0 1 2 3

6. Feel overwhelmed
0 1 2 3

7. Eager to be with people
0 1 2 3

8. Avoid people
0 1 2 3

9. Show sense of humor
0 1 2 3

10. High degree of seriousness
0 1 2 3

11. Feel confident
0 1 2 3

12. Feel worry
0 1 2 3

13. Feel enthusiasm
0 1 2 3

14. Feel bored, restless
0 1 2 3

15. Can take criticism well
0 1 2 3

16. Hold grudges
0 1 2 3

17. Feel compassion toward others
0 1 2 3

18. Feel judgmental
0 1 2 3

19. Feel hopeful
0 1 2 3

20. Feel discouraged easily
0 1 2 3

Score =



Current Perspective Score

+30
      Very Healthy
+20 
      Healthy
+10
     Normal
  0
     Low Normal
-10
     Unhealthy
-20
    Very Unhealthy
-30




About The Author

Ryan J. Hulbert Ph.D.

Ryan J Hulbert, Ph.D., graduated from Brigham Young University, and received his doctorate in clinical/community psychology from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. In 1986, he completed a research fellowship at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium where his fascination with the role of time perspective in human functioning began.

Dr. Hulbert served as a staff psychologist and Director of Research at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute in Cherokee, Iowa between 1988 and 1993. He was the Chief Psychologist of BPA Behavioral Health for 8 years, and was the Clinical Services Administrator for the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections from 2001-2009. In 2010, he assisted with the initial program development for the Management & Training Corporation’s Correctional Alternative Placement Program (CAPP), in Idaho.

He is the author of several articles in professional journals, has presented numerous workshops, and is the author of the books, The Sun Is Always Shining, Drivers’ Ed for the Brain, and Growth Rings: Becoming the person you were meant to be.

He is the founder of EPIC Psychological Services, with “EPIC” being an acronym for “Empowering People in Communities.” His professional mission is to lighten the darkness, warm the hearts, and increase the agency of his clients, colleagues, and community. He views his strengths as compassion, creativity, and enthusiasm, in working with others to enhance health and reduce human suffering through increasingly effective, accessible, and cost effective methods.

He and his wife, Theresa, have 5 sons, 2 daughters, 4 daughters-in-law, 1 son-in-law, and a growing number of grandchildren.