Erika Martinez is a classically trained neuropsychologist who shifted her practice so that she’s doing exactly what she wants without the part that many of us hate – writing full reports. We talk all about how she has changed her assessment approach to fit her population – high achieving teenagers and millennials.
Cool Things Mentioned in This Episode
- Beck scales
- Kristen Neff’s self-compassion scales
- Pearson webinars on assessment
- Brene Brown’s new website: www.courageworks.com
- Tara Brach’s website and her book, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha (affiliate link)
- Session 10 w/ Megan Warner
- Scientist-Practitioner book series from Academic Press
About Dr. Erika Martinez
Erika Martinez, Psy.D., a Florida licensed psychologist and certified educator, specializes in the assessment and treatment of a variety of mental health conditions in young adults. Using her expertise in neuropsychological testing, she helps others explore life’s challenging areas and brainstorm solutions using their personal strengths. With greater self-awareness and confidence, they are able to move forward and lead personally and professionally rewarding lives.
Dr. Martinez provides psychotherapy to high-achieving teenagers and professional millennials facing quarter life crises, relationship meltdowns, and existential dilemmas which can present as a myriad of symptoms including: anxiety, destructive behaviors, self-sabotage, depression, loneliness, burn out, poor self-esteem, shame, and impaired social skills. She previously worked in graphic design, human resources, and community mental health. Prior to entering private practice, she worked in secondary and university public education settings for a decade helping parents and educators better understand and serve students with AD/HD, Giftedness, and learning disorders. You can find her at www.envisionwellness.co and @envisionwellnessco on Instagram & Pinterest.
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 psychological testing services in their practices. Jeremy lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.
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