Raja David, Ph.D., is the co-editor of a special issue of the national online journal The T.A. Connection discussing Assessment Intervention Sessions.  Dr. Dave is acknowledged by the journal’s editor for proposing this special issue.  He also wrote one of the articles, “Tapping Into the TA Well: Examples of Assessment Interventions Sessions in the Literature.”  Here is a link to the journal issue: TA Connection 3-2

Dr. David is the Director of Clinical Training and an Assistant Professor at The Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University.  Dr. David is available for training and consultation about T.A.

Also, the American Psychological Association and the Society for Personality Assessment are providing a free two hour webinar about Therapeutic Assessment, “How Therapeutic Assessment Works: Theory and Techniques,”  by the primary developer of T.A., Stephen Finn, Ph.D.  The event is on Dec. 10, from 11:00 to 1:00 CST.  This event requires, however, an account with APA.

About TA:  Therapeutic Assessment is a paradigm in which psychological testing is used to help people understand themselves better and find solutions to their persistent problems. Therapeutic Assessment differs from traditional psychological assessment, whose main goal is to diagnose disorders, plan treatments, and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions; Therapeutic Assessment can serve all these purposes as well, but its primary goal is to facilitate positive changes in clients.  (From the website therapeuticassessment.com)


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