148: How to Request a Fee Increase from Insurance Panels

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Did you know that you can negotiate raises with insurance panels? It’s completely doable and something that you should be doing at least once a year. Today’s episode is all about how to negotiate and ideas that will help you score that fee increase that you’ve always wanted. Here are just a few things I cover: When to ask for …

145: Learning at Home w/ Rachel Kapp & Steph Pitts from the Learn Smarter Podcast

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Rachel and Steph from the Learn Smarter podcast are back! As educational therapists who’ve been working the front lines over the last few months, they have quite a bit of experience and knowledge to share around online learning, appropriate expectations for kids during this time, and navigating the conflict that will inevitably come up as stress runs high in families. …

144: Credentialing with Insurance Panels

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To take insurance or not to take insurance? Such a big question! But it also conceals the complexity of the process. Once you decide to “take insurance,” there are many steps between deciding and actually billing your first insurance claim (and getting paid for it!). Join this insurance mini-series to learn the ins and outs of credentialing, billing, and getting …

143: Clergy Evaluations w/ Dr. Andres Chou

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Dr. Andres Chou, an active member and resident comedian of the Testing Psychologist Community, is here today talking with me about clergy evaluations. Andres and I had a wonderful conversation about these evaluations and what it takes to make them a part of your practice. We also got into some deeper layers of spirituality and how your own views on …

142: Finding and Hiring Another Testing Psychologist

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This episode is for all of you who are thinking about hiring another psychologist in your practice to handle testing. A few episodes ago, we talked about finding a psychometrist. Bringing on another psychologist is similar but certainly has its own nuances. Here a few things that I cover today: How do you know when it’s time to hire another …

141: Child Custody Evaluations w/ Dr. Chris Mulchay

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Dr. Chris Mulchay is here today speaking with me all about child custody evaluations. Many of you may recognize Chris from his role as a co-moderator of the Testing Psychologist Community on Facebook, so you won’t be surprised that he brings extensive knowledge and a down-to-earth style to this conversation. Here are a few things that we cover: Definitions and …

140: TextExpander for Testing Psychologists

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Oh, TextExpander. The software, the myth, the legend. If you haven’t heard of TextExpander by now, get ready to be amazed. TextExpander is a software program that allows you to create text shortcuts that automatically, instantly expand into pre-defined pieces of information, paragraphs, images, or documents. I use TextExpander to write emails, write reports, sign reports, fill out forms, and …

139: Assessment Supervision w/ Dr. Jordan Wright

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Dr. Jordan Wright is back to talk about yet another of his specialties: assessment supervision. We talk through Jordan’s model of assessment-based assessment supervision, touching on each part of the assessment process and how supervisors can continually assess their supervisees’ skill level along the way. This episode is chock full of useful nuggets, including… Why Jordan initially assumes that everyone …

138: Adopting a CEO Mindset in Your Testing Practice

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Did you know that you’re a CEO? You might call yourself something different…maybe “Founder,” “Owner,” “Director,” or even “President.” But when it comes down to it, you’re the CEO of your business whether you think of yourself that way or not. The trouble is that most of us start our practices with our “clinician” hats firmly in place, with little …