Check out this pre- and post- test for measuring the effects of therapy. Participants rated each item on a scale of how true/relevant it is for them. (This is out of Yalom’s text: Existential Psychotherapy.)
I communicate openly with my loved ones.
I appreciate the beauty of nature.
I have a sense of personal freedom.
It is important to me to be liked by everyone.
I obtain much pleasure from life.
I communicate honestly and frankly.
I do only those things I really want to do.
I live in the present rather than in the past or future.
I have moments of deep serenity.
I stand up for my own personal rights.
I have a sense of psychological well-being.
I communicate openly with my friends.
I feel I have something of value to teach others about life.
I am able to choose what I want to do.
My life has meaning and purpose.
Religious / spiritual beliefs have much significance for me.
How neat?? I imagine there could be such a wide range of reactions!