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 spirituality may impact your work in this area. Here are a few other topics that came up during our chat:

  • What types of clergy evaluations can we do?
  • What does the battery look like?
  • How might one pursue or get referrals for these evaluations?
  • Challenges involved with clergy evaluations

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About Dr. Andres Chou

Dr. Andres Chou is an assistant clinical professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. In the School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy, he teaches graduate courses on psychological testing and assessment. Dr. Chou is also a clinical supervisor at Fuller’s training clinic, Fuller Psychological and Family Services, where he trains doctoral students in psychotherapy and personality assessment.

Additionally, Dr. Chou runs a private practice where he specializes in counseling with individuals experiencing relational, spiritual, and cultural concerns, especially Asian-American issues. He also provides psychological evaluations for ADHD, adoptions, career/vocational guidance, clergy ordinations, and pre-field international aid workers/missionaries. He is passionate about technology and is available to provide consultation to mental health professionals looking to update technology for their practices as well as just “nerding out” on tech discussions.

Dr. Chou can be reached at www.andreschou.com.

About Dr. Jeremy Sharp

I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and grew to include 12 licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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