In this article, two complimentary and interwoven approaches to Rorschach interpretation are described. The first, a more structural approach, emphasizes test responses, the response process, and test rationales. Theorists with this emphasis focus primarily on the structural features of a test record?the scores and their interrelations. Interpretations drawn from the structural features of a ... [Show full abstract] record themselves tend to have a structural emphasis. A second approach, referred to as experiential, is more subjective and phenomenological. Based on the examiner's empathy, this approach is applied to other aspects of a Rorschach protocol such as content of responses and the testee's more spontaneous and off-handed comments. Each of these interpretive approaches must be given its due and integrated with interpretations drawn from the other.