Five Simple Evaluations to Add to Your Practice

Five Simple Evaluations to Add to Your Practice

Dr. Jeremy Sharp Growing Your Practice Leave a Comment

Not all assessment has to be complicated. While full neuropsych or psych evals definitely have their places, there are many types of assessment that only require an interview and a single testing measure. If you’re considering adding assessment to your practice, these types of evaluations can be done quickly, utilizing common measures that most of us learn extensively in graduate school. They …

Staying Within Your Scope of Expertise

Staying Within Your Scope of Expertise

Dr. Jeremy Sharp Ethics Leave a Comment

The American Psychological Association’s Ethics Code clearly states that we do not practice outside our scope of expertise. Sounds simple, right? The trouble is that psychological testing is such a broad field that it’s really easy to find yourself outside your scope of expertise. I was definitely a generalist when I started out, assessing both adults and children for a variety …

How to Make Time for Writing Reports

How to Make Time for Writing Reports

Dr. Jeremy Sharp Time Management Leave a Comment

The ONE complaint I hear from practitioners doing testing is, “I’m always behind on reports!” I’d say this is the main downside to an assessment-based practice. Over the years at times when I’ve been particularly buried, I think to myself, “This is just like grad school…HOMEWORK. ALL. THE. TIME.” Sound familiar? Making time for writing reports should be a top …

Four Reasons to Add Assessment to Your Practice

Dr. Jeremy Sharp Uncategorized Leave a Comment

I LOVE testing and evaluation. But my practice wasn’t always assessment-focused. I maintained a full therapy practice with testing “on the side” for a couple of years before switching over entirely. Now I can’t imagine doing anything different. If you’re considering adding assessment services, go for it! Here are four great reasons to do so: There’s a much lower likelihood of …

Three Ways to Finance Testing Materials

Dr. Jeremy Sharp Finances Leave a Comment

I remember when I had to ask my wife for permission to spend $8,000 on testing materials. The local university had recently changed their policy on prescribing ADHD meds such that ALL students seeking meds were required to undergo a full evaluation first, and I was fortunate to be a top referral source. Prior to that, I’d gotten by with borrowing from …