How to Outsource in a Testing Practice

TTP #27: How to Outsource in a Testing Practice

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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 …

How to Conduct a Knockout Feedback Session

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

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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 …

When & How to Expand Your Testing Practice

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

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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 …

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Assessment

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

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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 …

How to Fix It When You Mess Up

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

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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 …

How to Hire and Train Psychometricians

TTP #21: How to Hire and Train Psychometricians

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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 …

Insurance Billing for Psychological Testing

TTP #20: Insurance Billing for Psychological Testing

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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 …

Gifted and Twice Exceptional

TTP #19: Dr. Aimee Yermish – Assessment with Gifted and Twice Exceptional Individuals

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As a grown up gifted kid herself, Dr. Aimee Yermish definitely “gets it.” She coupled her lifetime of personal experience with a doctorate in psychology to build a highly successful practice working primarily with gifted and twice exceptional individuals. Here are just a few things I learned while talking to Aimee: Giftedness can be viewed as a cultural experience, and it is …

Abundant private practice

TTP #18: Allison Puryear – Build an Abundant Testing Practice

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Allison Puryear has built three successful private practices from the ground up, in THREE DIFFERENT CITIES. Oh, and she also took two maternity leaves over the past few years. This woman knows how to grow a thriving practice. Allison shares her thoughts on networking (even for introverts), marketing, wrapping your mind around charging your full fee, and finding a niche …