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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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970-420-7919


Episodes

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 #40: Three Holiday Action Items for Your Practice

12/18/2017
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Hello and happy holidays! I’m banking on the hope that you’ve decided to take a little time off to work ON your business this holiday season instead of simply working IN your business. It’s important to take stock once or twice a year and make sure that everything is running smoothly and efficiently. For us, that means things like revising ... Read More The post TTP #40: Three Holiday Action Items for Your Practice appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.

Duration:00:13:52

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

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