TTP #73: Dr. Celine Saulnier – Research-Informed Autism Assessment

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Dr. Celine Saulnier has been involved with cutting-edge autism research for over 20 years, with some of the biggest names in the field. She has now transitioned to private practice and consults with groups all over the country about autism and assessment. I should also mention that she’s a co-author for the Vineland! Here are just a few things we …

TTP #71: Dr. Steve Feifer – Learning Disorders Are Not Created Equal

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Dr. Steve Feifer has done it all over the course of his career: clinical work, test development, training, presentations…you name it, he’s done it. We spent some time today talking about all of these roles and much more. Steve and I dive into so many things, like… How a regular psychologist becomes a test developer What are the differences in …

TTP #70: Dr. Jenni Pacheco – RDoC: Research to Guide Diagnosis

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How do we arrive at a certain diagnosis? What are the underlying molecular, neurological, and behavioral components of a given disorder? Well, Dr. Jenni Pacheco and her RDoC team at the NIH are working hard to answer these questions. Join us today as she talks all about RDoC and their highly nuanced, research-driven model of psychological functioning! Cool Things Mentioned …

TTP #67: Dr. Ed Martinelli – Testing In and Out of the University System

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Ever wanted to provide evals for university students? Dr. Ed Martinelli has worked in both the university setting and in a private practice providing evals for university students for nearly 10 years. Today, he’s talking with us about both sides of the coin. Some topics we cover include: Differences between K-12 evals and university/college evals Functional impairment vs. medical diagnoses …

TTP #66: Dr. Dan Miller – School Neuropsychology

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What is school neuropsychology? Dan Miller is here to tell you. He also has many thoughts on current and historical identification of learning disorders. Oh, and he’s written some software to help make report writing more efficient for clinicians. We dive into all of these things and more – check it out! Cool Things Mentioned in This Episode Dan’s School …

TTP #65: What I Wish I Knew #5 – Testing is Expensive!

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I’ve been in so many meetings with other practitioners who say something like, “Wow, you must be making bank doing testing! It’s so lucrative, right?” Not exactly. Insurance doesn’t pay more for testing than therapy in many cases, and we’ve talked all about how you can lose money in a testing practice. Today I’m talking specifically about overhead for testing …

TTP #64: What I Wish I Knew #4 – Write Down Your Processes

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Testing is such an awesome service area – we have specialized knowledge that is hard to come by in the mental health provider world. From interviewing to test battery design to interpretation and report writing, we bring a HUGE skill set to our craft. I learned the hard way that – surprise! – people can’t read your mind. So today …

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TTP #63: What I Wish I Knew #3 – Delegate Early

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We got through grad school and started a private practice because we have a high drive for success and the ability to get things done. But these traits can be a double-edged sword! For me it led to doing way too much for way too long. So today’s episode is an ode to delegating. Cool Things Mentioned in This Episode …