Did you know that your handwriting is almost as specific to you as your DNA? Whether you are Hillary Clinton, Miley Cyrus or Robin Williams - your handwriting tells on you. Your intelligence, humor, sense of self, ability to work with others, and innate potential is all there in your handwriting.

Launch video: Linda Larson's Thoughts on Graphology

Personnel Screening:

Because it is expensive to hire the wrong person (putting them on the books requires adding recruiting expenses, basic salary, employment taxes' benefits; space to work in, and office equipment to work with), if the new employee does not work out, there is a significant financial loss.

How to ask for a sample; Layout of the application for of writing based samples based upon the specific needs of the client and further interview and the dynamic of office interaction.

Team Assessment & Compatibility:

Interactive styles; communication ability; dealing with stress and stated responsibilities.

Vocational Analyses:

What job is the right one for you:

  • Information Career style
  • Data Career style
  • Organizational Style
  • People Career Style
  • Thing Career
  • The Independent Career Style
Personal Analyses:

An insight that can provide deep insights and penetrating revelations many levels; as well as compatibilities and what may motivate their behavior.

Investigation Assessments:

What motivates a person to commit a crime; how might they respond to anger or rejection; where might they run to once the crime is committed; anonymous or threatening letters; potential for honesty, violence and pathology.

Jury Screening:

A handwriting specialist can determine who will be predisposed to a verdict of guilt, innocence, or waver, hanging the jury. Additionally, the handwriting specialist can determine the compatibility of the jury, legal counsel ,and how they might unconsciously respond to the client or witnesses.

Articles and Lecture topics:

“Writing and Aging"
“Criminal Writing”
“Using Graphology and Criminal Investigations”
“Graphology as a Jury Screening Tool”
“Motivations Identified Through Handwriting”
“Self-destructive and Suicidal Tendencies in Writing”
“Handwriting Analysis, 'Industry’s Most Misunderstood Tool'”
“Ethics and Graphology”
“The Writing of People with Eating Disorders”
“Turning Negatives into Positives in Analysis”
“Anger in Writing”
“Self-Esteem From a Graphological View”
“Pathology in Handwriting”
“Talking to Teenagers and Children about Their writing”
“Graphology and Conflict Resolution”
“Addiction and Writing”
“Handwriting and Early Memories”
“The Symbolism of Signatures”


"Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior in Children and Teens”
“A Graphological View of Eating Disorder”

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Macy's ; Bullock's; McWhorter's Stationary; Flax Art Supplies; Borden's; JB Scotch; Mount Blanc Pens; Sunrise Realty; Police and Sheriff Departments; West Valley Junior College; High School Graduation Parities; various radio, television and news paper Interviews; private parties.

Questioned Documents
Anonymous Letters
How does handwriting analysis (graphology) work?

Your handwriting is specific to you. The forms, pressure, spacing and movement of your script is as individual to you as your fingerprints. Handwriting can actually be consider “brain writing” because it is the neurological impulses that determine the individuality of the script.

What does handwriting analysis reveal?

Your writing identifies your potential, resistance, temperament, weaknesses, compatibility and vocational aspirations.

How is it used?

Handwriting analysis is used for behavioral assessment, jury screening, investigation profiling, vocational guidance, compatibility, self knowledge, and insight through misleading surface impressions.

Who uses it?

Attorneys, investigators, investigative journalists (for the New York Times, Dun's Review, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal), law enforcement, therapists, business owners, teachers, dating services and more.

Is it like astrology or palm reading?

There is no comparison to handwriting analysis and these studies. The findings of handwriting are based on documented empirical research. Since 1981 graphology (handwriting analysis) has been categorized amongst the other credible social sciences, by the Library of Congress.

Is there more than one approach to analyzing handwriting?

There are many approaches to handwriting analysis, and basically if you are good at what you do, you end up with a similar assessment than do the other methods. There is gestalt, trait stroke, and individualized form methods such as the psychogram and Wittlich and Moretti methods, and eclectic approaches.

Is handwriting analysis an art or a science?

Graphology is a blend of both worlds. Writing can be specifically measured and assessed, but it is also an intuitive process. Spacing and movement have been scientifically researched and are able to be specifically analyzed to personality aspects.

Does handwriting change?

Yes. Writing muscles become mature around the age of eighteen, making the writing forms more stable. As the character of the writer changes, so does the writing. Stress, illness, medication, drugs and age can also impact writing. These aspects, however, are mostly superficial. The basic structure of the writing remains.

Can printing be analyzed?

Printing, print-script and non-English writing are easily analyzed – by the capable analyst. There are basic tenets in graphology, which include rhythm, movement, form, spacing and symmetry. These aspects show up universally in writing.

Do you have to be licensed to analyzed writing?

There are certification processes by various groups. Typically, they are reasonably strenuous tests, over-viewed by a number of knowledgeable analysts. To date, there is no licensing.

Is handwriting analysis legal?

Handwriting analysis falls under the category of public behavior, according to the EEOC. Because it does not expose age, sex, religion, handicaps, or race, it is a non-bias hiring tool. It does define behavior and aptitude ofr any particular job.

Where does on go to learn handwriting analysis?

Correspondence schools are numerous, as are individual teachers.

How does someone find a qualified handwriting analyst?

There are various venues. Handwriting Associations, the phone book yellow pages, the internet. The most important thing to evaluate to Graphological Certification by established organizations.


Per usual, your reports are EXCEPTIONAL.

I hereby declare that I want to help you get your skill noticed in the world and will do ANYTHING to make that happen.

Linda, I cannot tell you how PROUD I am to know you professionally, and personally. Your work is exemplary. But then, I knew that from day 1.”

Andrea Dodd,
Co-Founder and CEO

Freelancing Business Institute.

In 1977, Linda began studying graphology with Dorothy Hodos, one of the founders of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF). It was from Dorothy than she learned the fundamentals of handwriting theory, and took the Psychogram and Criteria course work.

She then went on to study with Dr. Erika Karohs, learning a variety of methods of analysis. Linda also received degrees in Psychology and Marriage and Family during this time, sponsored by Dr. Karohs.

Linda was certified by the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, in 1984, and became a life time member of the organization. in 1986 she passed her Professional Certification with the American Association of Hand-writing Analysts (AAHA). She received a Life Time Teaching Credential; a Continuing Education Certification from the Association of Licensed Investigators; certification in Scientific Content Analysis Interrogation and was also Court Qualified in California in Document Examination.

Over the nearly 35 years Linda has been a graphologist, she has worked closely with police and sherrif departments on investigations; private investigators, screened potential employees for privately owned companies; screened candidates for jury selection, and given lectures all over the US.

Linda has written two monographs: "Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior in Children and Teens", and "A Graphological View of eating Disorders - A Working Paper".

She has been featured in many articles for media publications; appeared on television and radio; worked at Trade Shows and spoken before Navy personnel and Development. She also teaches classes in Graphology.

Linda's philosophy about graphology is: "Read everything you can, take every course you can, and share what you learn with other handwriting analysts."

Linda has been the National Ethics Chair of AHAF, The National Vice President of AHAF, the Chapter president of the Northern Ca Chapter of AHAF.