Collaborative therapeutic assessment is such a cool thing. So often, testing and evaluation is viewed as a critical, deficit-based process (“You’re going to tell me I’m crazy!?”). Megan and I have a great conversation about how to use therapeutic assessment as an intervention tool to support clients rather than a punitive or scary experience.
Cool Things Mentioned in This Episode
- In Our Clients’ Shoes: Theory and Techniques of Therapeutic Assessment (affiliate link)
- Collaborative / Therapeutic Assessment: A Casebook and Guide (affiliate link)
- Therapeutic Assessment website
About Dr. Megan Warner
About Dr. Jeremy Sharp
Jeremy Sharp, PhD is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and has grown to include five other clinicians. He earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, Jeremy specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.
As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow testing services in their practices. Jeremy lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.