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Come check it out as Dr. Jeremy Sharp covers everything you need to know to start or grow psychological assessment services in your private practice. We talk about finances, marketing, time management, self-care, technology, and life as a mental health practitioner. Jeremy chats with successful clinicians who share their experiences in testing and private practice to give you straightforward ideas for building thriving assessment services. Dr. Sharp is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in psychological and neuropsychological testing. Over the past seven years, he has grown the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling from a solo practice to a multi-clinician clinic with over 1000% revenue increase. http://www.thetestingpsychologist.com

Come check it out as Dr. Jeremy Sharp covers everything you need to know to start or grow psychological assessment services in your private practice. We talk about finances, marketing, time management, self-care, technology, and life as a mental health practitioner. Jeremy chats with successful clinicians who share their experiences in testing and private practice to give you straightforward ideas for building thriving assessment services. Dr. Sharp is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in psychological and neuropsychological testing. Over the past seven years, he has grown the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling from a solo practice to a multi-clinician clinic with over 1000% revenue increase. http://www.thetestingpsychologist.com
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Come check it out as Dr. Jeremy Sharp covers everything you need to know to start or grow psychological assessment services in your private practice. We talk about finances, marketing, time management, self-care, technology, and life as a mental health practitioner. Jeremy chats with successful clinicians who share their experiences in testing and private practice to give you straightforward ideas for building thriving assessment services. Dr. Sharp is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in psychological and neuropsychological testing. Over the past seven years, he has grown the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling from a solo practice to a multi-clinician clinic with over 1000% revenue increase. http://www.thetestingpsychologist.com

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Episodes

TTP #56: Summer Cleaning for Your Practice

6/4/2018
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Let’s talk about spring cleaning for your practice. Sure, it’s summer – but summer is when many of us have free time to actually step back and take stock of things (if you don’t have that free time, that’s tip number one – create time on your schedule to review your practice!). Today I’m talking about a few quick tips ... Read More The post TTP #56: Summer Cleaning for Your Practice appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:16:19

TTP #55: Dr. Robin Peterson – All About Dyslexia Assessment

5/28/2018
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Dr. Robin Peterson has been researching dyslexia and other learning disorders since she was in graduate school. As a grad student, she worked closely with Bruce Pennington and co-authored many chapters in the second edition of his book (Diagnosing Learning Disorders, Second Edition), and she’s now an official co-author on the third edition coming out in January 2019. We covered ... Read More The post TTP #55: Dr. Robin Peterson – All About Dyslexia Assessment appeared first on The...

Duration:01:05:12

TTP #54: Cecilia Briseno – Immigration Hardship Evaluations

5/21/2018
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I’m so fortunate to be talking with Cecilia Briseno today all about immigration and hardship evaluations. I actually knew very little about these evaluations, so this was an illuminating experience for me. It was also just so touching to hear how these evaluations are close to Cecilia’s heart and carry on her family’s legacy of giving back. Here are just ... Read More The post TTP #54: Cecilia Briseno – Immigration Hardship Evaluations appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:01:01:22

TTP #53: Quick Tips on Building an Email List

5/14/2018
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Email marketing. What does that even mean? I’m still not exactly sure, but I do know that we had a phenomenal response to our last email blast, so I think email marketing is important to talk about. I’m presenting a case study of sorts today to give you an idea of how to start building and utilizing an email list ... Read More The post TTP #53: Quick Tips on Building an Email List appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:18:29

TTP #52: Dr. Ben Lovett – Research-based Testing Accommodations

4/30/2018
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Dr. Ben Lovett is back and talking all about his book, Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities. He has a stellar command of the research in this field from having done it himself and reviewed so much of it while writing the book. Here are a few things that we talked about: When to have individuals take medication (or not) ... Read More The post TTP #52: Dr. Ben Lovett – Research-based Testing Accommodations appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:01:08:18

TTP #51: Getting Feedback About My Own Kid

4/24/2018
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I get a little more real in this episode after having a less-than-positive experience at my kids’ teacher conferences recently. Being on the other side of a feedback session got me thinking about all the parents and families we sit with, and how difficult it is to hear that a child or family member is struggling. Cool Things Mentioned in ... Read More The post TTP #51: Getting Feedback About My Own Kid appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:15:45

TTP #50: Dr. Ellen Braaten – All About Processing Speed

4/2/2018
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Dr. Ellen Braaten literally wrote the book on processing speed. Her latest book, Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up, talks all about processing speed – what it is, how it manifests in real life, and what to do to help kids with it. Today’s conversation was packed with good info. Here are a few things we touch on: What exactly ... Read More The post TTP #50: Dr. Ellen Braaten – All About Processing Speed appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:56:50

TTP #49: Medical Necessity and Pre-Authorization for Testing Services

3/29/2018
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Today I’m talking all about the elusive “medical necessity” guidelines and what it takes to get pre-authorization for testing services. Many insurance companies, when they ask for pre-authorization, are just looking for a concrete rationale to support the testing. The more details you can give, and the more clearly you can explain the link between a client’s symptoms, how testing ... Read More The post TTP #49: Medical Necessity and Pre-Authorization for Testing Services appeared first...

Duration:00:26:17

TTP #48: Jeremy Zug – How to Bill Insurance for Testing Services

3/19/2018
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Jeremy Zug knows insurance billing. In my search for a biller who really understand psych testing, he and his wife Kathryn really stood out above all the others. Today he talks with us about the nuances of insurance billing for psych/neuropsych testing. Here are just a few things we discuss: Can you bill two 90791’s? Which codes can you bill ... Read More The post TTP #48: Jeremy Zug – How to Bill Insurance for Testing Services appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:53:46

TTP #47: Dr. Rachel Johnson – Assessment in the Corporate World

2/26/2018
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Rachel and I have been good friends for going on 15 years now, and until today I had very little idea of what her job actually looks like. She sat down with me to talk all about what it means to be an I/O psychologist and do assessment in the corporate world. Rachel is super humble, but she’s worked with ... Read More The post TTP #47: Dr. Rachel Johnson – Assessment in the Corporate World appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:01:02:04

TTP #46: Dr. Serena Enke – Specializing in Bariatric Evaluations

2/18/2018
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I’ve known Serena for about 15 years now, and I was so excited to have her on the podcast to talk all about specializing in bariatric evaluations. When I caught up with Serena several months ago and learned that she was doing them in private practice, I knew she’d have a highly precise, research-informed system for doing these evals. Today, ... Read More The post TTP #46: Dr. Serena Enke – Specializing in Bariatric Evaluations appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:48:56

TTP #45: Dr. Brenna Tindall – Sex Offenders, Forensics, and Criminal Justice Evaluations

2/12/2018
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Could you sit in the same room as someone accused of murder? Determine competency of a 10-year-old child? Take a thorough history of sexually explicit crimes? This is Dr. Brenna Tindall’s life. She’s here today talking all about assessment in the criminal justice system. Here are just a few things that we get into: Where to get referrals and how ... Read More The post TTP #45: Dr. Brenna Tindall – Sex Offenders, Forensics, and Criminal Justice Evaluations appeared first on The Testing...

Duration:00:54:55

TTP #44: Dr. Ben Lovett – Rethinking ADHD Assessment

2/5/2018
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Guess what? All those cognitive measures you’re administering during ADHD assessments aren’t really necessary. At least from the perspective of accommodations request reviewers like Dr. Ben Lovett. Dr. Lovett talks with us today about his role as a consultant for standardized testing companies and provides his thoughts on what actually defines ADHD from an assessment standpoint. I think you’ll find ... Read More The post TTP #44: Dr. Ben Lovett – Rethinking ADHD Assessment appeared first...

Duration:00:43:35

TTP #43: 3 Ways You’re Losing Money (and What to Do About It!)

1/29/2018
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Have you ever wondered why you’re making less money than you should be? Does this thought ever run through your mind: “I did six evals last month…where did all that money go?” Have you ever thought about closing your testing practice because it just wasn’t lucrative enough? We’ve all been there. I certainly have. The first time I actually looked ... Read More The post TTP #43: 3 Ways You’re Losing Money (and What to Do About It!) appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:29:21

TTP #42: New Year’s Marketing Roundup

1/22/2018
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Hello and happy New Year to all of you! Today I’m doing a rundown (or roundup) of all of my favorite marketing practices. As testing folks, we offer a service that is different than therapy and thus requires slightly different marketing efforts. Some of the things I talk about include: Which professions are best suited for face-to-face marketing (and which ... Read More The post TTP #42: New Year’s Marketing Roundup appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:37:12

TTP #41: The Best Episodes of 2017

12/31/2017
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Hello and welcome to the LAST episode of 2017! Thank you all SO MUCH for being part of the Testing Psychologist journey over the last year! What started as a vague desire to “teach more” has now grown into more than I could ever imagine – a full year of podcasting, nearly 15,000 downloads, a Facebook Community of 500+ folks, and ... Read More The post TTP #41: The Best Episodes of 2017 appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:28:26

TTP #39: Dr. Cathy Lord – All About Autism Spectrum Assessment

12/11/2017
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If you haven’t heard of Catherine (Cathy) Lord, you’ve most likely used one of her instruments in your assessments. She’s been researching and developing assessment methods for autism spectrum disorder for about 40 years, and she is co-author of both the ADI-R and the ADOS (and ADOS-2) – two “gold standard” tools for assessing ASD symptoms. I talked with Cathy ... Read More The post TTP #39: Dr. Cathy Lord – All About Autism Spectrum Assessment appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:50:26

TTP #38: Dr. Jacobus Donders – How to Write Better Reports

11/20/2017
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In the late 1990’s, Jacobus Donders was seeing a lot of neuropsych reports that didn’t really say much. So he decided to gather some of the top psychologists and neuropsychologists to literally write the book on effective reports. Published in 2014, Neuropsychological Report Writing details the “right” and “wrong” way to write reports across several settings. Dr. Donders spent an ... Read More The post TTP #38: Dr. Jacobus Donders – How to Write Better Reports appeared first on The...

Duration:01:01:20

TTP #37: Dr. Molly McLaren – All About Emotional Support Animal Evaluations

11/13/2017
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Emotional support animal (ESA) evaluations are gaining in popularity as more individuals seek to bring animals into apartments, dorms, and onto airplanes. Our very own Dr. Molly McLaren took some time to talk with me today about her exploration of ESA evaluations. Some things we cover are: What does the research say about animals as a “treatment” for emotional concerns? ... Read More The post TTP #37: Dr. Molly McLaren – All About Emotional Support Animal Evaluations appeared first on...

Duration:00:34:43

TTP #36: 5 Quick Tips for Marketing Your Testing Practice

11/6/2017
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Today I’m coming at you with 5 simple tips for marketing your testing practice. I often get asked how to connect with other practitioners, how to get started in a brand new city, and many other marketing questions. Give this one a listen to get the answers to those questions and a few more! This is the third of three ... Read More The post TTP #36: 5 Quick Tips for Marketing Your Testing Practice appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:12:28