Teaching at Therapeutic Assessment Immersion Course

At an Essential Concepts and Skills Training workshop co-sponsored by the Therapeutic Assessment Institute and the Society for Personality Assessment, I will be co-leading role play breakout groups in which participants will practice the essential skills of therapeutic assessment. I will also be teaching about writing therapeutic stories for adults. The workshop will take place in Austin, Texas from June 4 through June 8, 2012.

Presentation on Therapeutic Neuropsychological Assessment

On March 30, 2012, I presented to the members of the Center for Collaborative Psychiatry, Psychology, and Medicine on therapeutic neuropsychological assessment. My topic was “Getting In Clients’ Shoes via Psychological Tests: A Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment Case Discussion.”

Chaired Two Panels at Chicago SPA Meeting

At the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting in Chicago from Mar 14-18, 2012, I chaired two panels. Stephen E. Finn and I co-chaired a panel titled “Getting in Clients’ Shoes via Psychological Tests: A Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment Case Discussion.” We were pleased that this panel was very well-attended and the audience participated in a lively discussion about the case we presented. I also chaired a symposium panel on “Using and Teaching the Written Word … Read more

Will Chair Two Panels at 2012 SPA Meeting

My proposals were accepted to chair two panels at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting in Chicago from Mar 14-18, 2012. Stephen E. Finn and I will co-chair a panel titled “Getting in Clients’ Shoes via Psychological Tests: A Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment Case Discussion.” I’ll also be chairing a symposium panel on “Using and Teaching the Written Word in Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment: Reports, Letters, and Stories.”

Report from the International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods in Tokyo

At the XXth International Congress of Rorschach and Projective Methods in Tokyo, Japan from July 16-20, 2011, I co-presented with J.B. Allyn a session titled “Rorschach Trauma Index, Timeline, and Therapeutic Story: Bridge into a Young Woman’s World.” I also chaired the session “Assessment Techniques 1: Baum-Drawing Process, Stein Sentence Completion, Wartegg Drawing Completion, and Story Stem Assessment.” In addition, I was pleased to be selected as a delegate to the International Rorschach Society Assembly … Read more

Presented Sessions at 2011 SPA Meeting

At the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting in Boston from March 9-13, 2011, I co-presented the workshop “In Your Client’s Brain: Cognitive Testing in Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment.” I also chaired the paper session “Making a Difference: The Power of Metaphor in Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment.” The paper I presented was “Metaphor and the Brain.”

Presented Sessions at 2010 SPA Meeting

At the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting in San Jose, CA from March 26-28, I co-presented with JB Allyn the workshop “ A Complicated Diagnosis: Collaborative Therapeutic Neuropsychological Assessment.” I also chaired the paper session “Choosing the Right Words: Verbal and Written Feedback in Therapeutic Assessment.” The paper I presented was “Anticipating the Assessment Results: ‘I Think I Might be Borderline.’”