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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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United States

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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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English

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970-420-7919


Episodes

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


TTP #35: 5 Quick Tips for Billing Testing Services

10/30/2017
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Today I’m coming to you with a few simple tips to improve the billing in your testing practice. Bad billing can get you down and ultimately tank your practice. When you’re doing testing, it’s particularly important to have your billing services tightened up. This is the second of three in the “5 Quick Tips” series – be sure to stay ... Read More The post TTP #35: 5 Quick Tips for Billing Testing Services appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:12:05


TTP #34: 5 Quick Tips for Getting Reports Done

10/23/2017
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This question comes up all the time in the Facebook group and with my consulting clients: “How do I get my reports done faster?” Today I’m talking all about ways to get reports done more quickly and efficiently. I’m giving you five quick tips that you can implement nearly immediately to get reports done a little faster. This will be ... Read More The post TTP #34: 5 Quick Tips for Getting Reports Done appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:12:59


TTP #33: Brad Pliner – Why You Need an EHR

10/2/2017
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Today I’m talking with Brad Pliner, CEO and co-founder of TherapyNotes, one of the most popular electronic health records (EHR) for mental health practitioners. We talk all about EHR’s in general along with some of the features that make TherapyNotes particularly useful for testing psychologists. I’ve used TherapyNotes for over five years and definitely learned new things during our conversation ... Read More The post TTP #33: Brad Pliner – Why You Need an EHR appeared first on The...

Duration: 00:49:46


TTP #32: John Clarke – Digital Marketing for Psychologists

9/25/2017
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John Clarke has a lot going on right now. Here’s what John has done within the last two years: grown a thriving, cash-pay practice in a brand new city for the SECOND time in his life, founded Private Practice Workshop to help therapists build their own practices, and most recently unveiled Unconditional Media as a digital marketing company specifically for ... Read More The post TTP #32: John Clarke – Digital Marketing for Psychologists appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:54:29


TTP #31: Jaime Jay – How a Virtual Assistant Can Level-Up Your Testing Practice

9/18/2017
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Jaime Jay is one the most knowledgeable, kind, optimistic, and genuinely joyous individuals I’ve ever met. He has founded more businesses than I can count, and he is a self-proclaimed “biggest hockey fan in the world.” A true renaissance individual. Today, Jaime talks with me about virtual assistants (hint: they’re not robots) and how they can be an asset in ... Read More The post TTP #31: Jaime Jay – How a Virtual Assistant Can Level-Up Your Testing Practice appeared first on The...

Duration: 00:59:38


TTP #30: Furniture and Office Arrangement for Testing

9/11/2017
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Finding the right arrangement of office furniture for a testing practice can be hard. You either have to have a REALLY big office to accommodate the testing table and a sitting area, or be really good at managing small spaces. I talk about both in this episode, from considerations in looking for a testing space and designing your own office, ... Read More The post TTP #30: Furniture and Office Arrangement for Testing appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:27:31


TTP #29: My Preferred Autism Spectrum Battery

9/4/2017
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Today I’m talking all about my preferred battery for assessing autism spectrum disorders. I get a lot of questions in the Facebook group about specific batteries for different referral questions. Knowing of course that batteries will vary depending on the individual, here are the core components of my typical ASD evaluations: A good, solid clinical interview using the ADI-R or ... Read More The post TTP #29: My Preferred Autism Spectrum Battery appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:30:35


TTP #28: How to Manage Difficult Behavior During Testing

8/28/2017
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It’s great to be back in podcasting world! After a 4-5 week break from podcasts, I’m happy to return and be talking about managing difficult behavior in the testing room. Working primarily with kids means sometimes running into defiance, anxiety, hyperactivity, or just silliness while testing. I learned a lot in grad school about administering and scoring tests with kids, ... Read More The post TTP #28: How to Manage Difficult Behavior During Testing appeared first on The Testing...

Duration: 00:27:16


TTP #27: How to Outsource in a Testing Practice

7/17/2017
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After FIVE YEARS of doing everything myself in private practice, I finally took the leap to start outsourcing some of the administrative tasks. Since then, the practice’s annual revenue has literally doubled. When we first start out in private practice, it’s really easy to take on everything because we don’t believe others could do the tasks as well, because we ... Read More The post TTP #27: How to Outsource in a Testing Practice appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:35:16


TTP #26: Dr. Karen Postal – How to Conduct a Knockout Feedback Session

7/10/2017
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Dr. Karen Postal is a veritable rock star in the neuropsych world. In addition to an appointment at Harvard Medical School and serving as president of the AACN, she has developed a research program that directly informs her clinical practice from day to day. Today she talks with me all about her book, Feedback that Sticks…, the culmination of over 80 interviews ... Read More The post TTP #26: Dr. Karen Postal – How to Conduct a Knockout Feedback Session appeared first on The Testing...

Duration: 01:28:24


TTP #25: When & How to Expand Your Testing Practice

6/26/2017
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It was 2011, and I suddenly found myself with TEN TIMES the assessment referrals that I typically received in a month. I decided almost overnight that I needed to hire someone else, but I definitely made mistakes along the way. Today I’m talking all about how to grow your practice into a group testing practice with multiple clinicians. Growing as ... Read More The post TTP #25: When & How to Expand Your Testing Practice appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:19:37


TTP #24: Dr. Dustin Wahlstrom & James Henke – All About Q-interactive

6/19/2017
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If you haven’t heard of Q-interactive by now, you’re missing out on a true game changer for psychological testing. I feel really lucky to have two of the main guys from Q-interactive on the show with me today. We talk through a lot of information that will help you figure out if it could be helpful to use Q-interactive in ... Read More The post TTP #24: Dr. Dustin Wahlstrom & James Henke – All About Q-interactive appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 01:04:36


TPP #23: Dr. Bryn Harris – Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Assessment

6/12/2017
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Warning: I ask a lot of dumb questions during this interview. Thankfully, Dr. Bryn Harris is not only incredibly knowledgeable about culturally and linguistically responsive assessment, she’s also really kind. Dr. Harris has specialized in bilingual assessment, clinically and academically, for many years. She shares her knowledge today on topics like: What is culturally and linguistically responsive assessment? What are some ... Read More The post TPP #23: Dr. Bryn Harris – Culturally...

Duration: 00:44:17


TTP #22: How to Fix It When You Mess Up

6/5/2017
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Have you ever been meeting with a client or family for feedback and see that they are just not happy with what they’re hearing? How about been on the phone with someone who’s upset about their bill? What about staring at your phone with anxiety because you have five unreturned voicemails? Well, in today’s episode I talk all about those ... Read More The post TTP #22: How to Fix It When You Mess Up appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:32:24


TTP #21: How to Hire and Train Psychometricians

5/22/2017
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Having psychometricians in your practice can be an advantage for so many reasons. It frees up more time for you to see clients and work on writing reports, it provides an opportunity for training and supervision, and it allows you to serve more clients. In this solo episode, I talk about our clinic’s process for hiring and training psychometricians so ... Read More The post TTP #21: How to Hire and Train Psychometricians appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:33:20


TTP #20: Insurance Billing for Psychological Testing

5/15/2017
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Today’s episode is a reverse interview that I did for the Insurance Answers podcast on how to bill insurance for testing services. The hosts, Danielle and Katia, were kind enough to share the audio with me so that I could use it here as well. They ask me a ton of great questions about billing, like… How do billing codes ... Read More The post TTP #20: Insurance Billing for Psychological Testing appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration: 00:36:17

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