The Psychologists Podcast

Miss Diagnosis MINISERIES Ep. 2: What Does an "Assessment" Involve?

October 15, 2021 Julia Strait Season 2 Episode 2
The Psychologists Podcast
Miss Diagnosis MINISERIES Ep. 2: What Does an "Assessment" Involve?
Show Notes

I sort of get what an assessment is...what all is involved? How are you going to learn my story?
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Last time I introduced you to psychological assessment. Now what, exactly, does that entail?

Today I get into the ingredients of psych assessment:

Record Review
Interviews
Observations and
Testing

This segment covers the R and the I...What kinds of records do we look at, and why? Who do we interview, and what kinds of questions do we ask?

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Look for polls and comment on posts on my Instagram @drjuliatx as we go through the series. I want to know what you want to know!
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I'm Julia Strait, and I'm a licensed psychologist specializing in comprehensive, trauma-informed, neurodiversity-inclusive, collaborative psychological assessment. You can find me...

  • on Instagram @drjuliatx
  • at the private practice where I work: https://steppingstonetherapy.org/strait/
  • at Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/julia-strait-webster-tx/444237
  • on the Psychology Today blog, This Emotional Mind: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/emotional-mind
  • on Amazon, with an anxiety book for teens (adults can use it too :)): https://www.amazon.com/Panic-Attacks-Workbook-Teens-psychology/dp/1648766137