August 17, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Suhr Writes Book on ‘Psychological Assessment: A Problem-Solving Approach’

A book by Dr. Julie Suhr, Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training, on “Psychological Assessment: A Problem-Solving Approach” was published by Guilford Press in 2015.

Psychological Assessment book coverThis authoritative clinical reference and text provides a complete guide to conducting empirically based assessments to support accurate diagnoses and better clinical care. The book builds crucial skills for gathering and interpreting data for specific assessment purposes. It also presents more advanced ways to integrate information from tests, interviews, observations, and other sources, within a biopsychosocial framework that fully addresses the needs of each client. Particular attention is given to accounting for potential biases that affect every stage of the decision-making process. User-friendly features include case examples, advice on writing reports and giving feedback to clients, and a detailed sample report.

Suhr is also Associate Editor for two journals: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology and Psychological Assessment.

Suhr’s current research interests include the effects of psychological (non-neurological) variables on neuropsychological performance and aspects of executive functioning in individuals with various neurological conditions. She has taught graduate courses in personality assessment, intellectual assessment, and clinical neuropsychology, and supervises clinical assessments in the training clinic as part of the doctoral training program in clinical psychology.

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