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Papers/Publications Concerning Collaborative Psychological Assessment


Ackerman, S. J., Hilsenroth, M. J., Baity, M. R., & Blagys, M. D. (2000). Interaction of therapeutic process and alliance during psychological assessment. Journal of Personality Assessment, 75, 82-109.


Aldea, M. A., Rice, K. G., Gormley, B., & Rojas, A. (2010). Testing perfectionists about their perfectionism: Effects of providing feedback on emotional reactivity and psychological symptoms. Behavior Research and Therapy, 48, 1194-1203.


Becker, E., Gohara, Y. Y., Marizilda, F. D., & Santiago, M. D. E. (2002). Interventive assessment with children and their parents in group meetings: Professional training and storybook feedback. The Humanistic Psychologist, 30, 114-124.


Engelman, D. H. & Frankel, S. A. (2002). The three person field: Collaborative consultation to psychotherapy. The Humanistic Psychologist, 30, 49-62.


Fischer, C. T. (1970). The testee as co-evaluator. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 17, 70-76.


Fischer, C. T. (1972). Paradigm changes which allow sharing of results. Professional Psychology, 3, 364-369.


Fischer, C. T. (1978). Collaborative psychological assessment. In C. T. Fischer & S. L. Brodsky (Eds.). Client participation in human services (pp. 41-61). New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books.


Fischer, C. T. (1985/1994). Individualizing Psychological Assessment. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Purchase Book


Fischer, C. T. (1994). Rorschach scoring questions as access to dynamics. Journal of Personality Assessment, 62, 515-525.


Fischer, C. T. (2000). Collaborative, individualized assessment. Journal of Personality Assessment, 74, 2-14.


Fischer, C. T.  (2001). Collaborative exploration as an approach to personality assessment. In K. J. Schneider, J. F. T. Bugenthal, & J. F. Pierson (Eds.), The handbook of humanistic psychology: Leading edges in theory, research, and practice (pp. 525-538). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Fischer, C. T. (Guest Editor). 2002. Humanistic approaches to psychological assessment. The Humanistic Psychologist, 30, 3-236.


Fischer, C. T. (2006). Qualitative psychological research and individualized/collaborative psychological assessment: Implications of their similarities for promoting a life-world orientation. The Humanistic Psychologist, 34, 347-356.


Fischer, C. T. (2006). Phenomenology, Bruno Klopfer, and individualized/ collaborative assessment. Journal of Personality Assessment, 87, 229-233.


Gorske, T. T. (2008). Therapeutic neuropsychological assessment: A humanistic model and case example. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 48, 320-339.


Gutierrez, P. M., Brunner, L. A., Olson-Madden, J. H., Breshears, R. E., Homaifar, B. Y., Betthauser, L. M., Staves, P., & Adler, L. E. (2009). Consultation as means of veteran suicide prevention. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40,586-592.


Handler, L. (1995). The clinical use of figure drawings. In C. Newmark (Ed.), Major psychological assessment instruments (pp. 206-293). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.


Handler, L. (1997). He says, she says, they say: The consensus Rorschach. In J. R. Meloy, M. W. Acklin, C. B. Gacono, J. F. Murray, & C. A. Peterson (Eds.), Contemporary Rorschach interpretation (pp. 499-533). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Handler, L. (1999). The assessment of playfulness: Hermann Rorschach meets D. W. Winnicott. Journal of Personality Assessment, 72, 208-217.


Handler, L. (2006). Therapeutic assessment with children and adolescents. In S. Smith & L. Handler, (Eds.), Clinical assessment of children and adolescents: A practitioner’s guide (pp. 53-72). Mawah, NJ: Erlbaum & Associates.


Harrower, M. (1956). Projective counseling--A psychotherapeutic technique. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 10, 74-86.


Hilsenroth, M. J., Ackerman, S. J., Clemence, A. J., Strassle, C. G., & Handler, L. (2002). Effects of structured clinical training on patient and therapist perspectives of alliance early in psychotherapy. Psychotherapy: Theory/Research/Practice/Training, 39, 309-323.


Hilsenroth, M. J., & Cromer, T. D. (2007). Clinician interventions related to alliance during the initial interview and psychological assessment. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 44, 205-218.


Hilsenroth, M. J., Peters, E. J., & Ackerman, S. J. (2004). The development of therapeutic alliance during psychology assessment: Patient and therapist perspectives across treatment. Journal of Personality Assessment, 83, 331, -344.


Holigrocki, R., Crain, R., Bohr, Y., Young, K., & Bensman, H. (2009). Interventional use of the Parent-Child Interaction Assessment-II enactments: Modifying an abused mother’s attributions to her son. Journal of Personality Assessment, 91, 397-408.


Jobes, D. A. (2006). Managing suicidal risk: A collaborative approach. New York: The Guilford Press.


Jobes, D.A., Wong, S.A., Conrad, A.K., Drozd, J.F., Neal-Walden, T. (2005). The collaborative assessment and management of suicidality versus treatment as usual: A retrospective study with suicidal outpatients. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 35, 483-497.


Lillie, R. (2007). Getting clients to hear: Applying principles and techniques of Kiesler’s Interpersonal Communication Therapy to assessment feedback. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, and Practice, 80, 151-163.


Luborsky, L. (1953). Self-interpretations of the TAT as a clinical technique. Journal of Projective Techniques, 17, 217-223.


Michel, D. M. (2002). Psychological assessment as a therapeutic intervention in patients hospitalized with eating disorders. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 33, 470-477.


Noy-Sharav, D. (1991). Assessing adoptive parents using a combined individual and interaction procedure. In E. Hibbs (Ed.), Adoption: International perspectives (pp. 73-90). London: International Universities Press.


Ougrin, D., Ng, A. V., & Low, J. (2008). Therapeutic assessment based on cognitive-analytic therapy for young people presenting with self-harm: Pilot study. Psychiatric Bulletin, 32, 423-426.


Ougrin, D., Ng., A. V., & Zundel, T. (2009). Self-harm in young people: A therapeutic assessment manual. London: Hodder-Arnold.


Purves, C. (2002). Collaborative assessment with involuntary populations: Foster children and their mothers. The Humanistic Psychologist, 30, 164-174.


Society for Personality Assessment. (2009). Pioneers of collaborative assessment. The Humanistic Psychologist, 30, [DVD collection with 4 discs.] Falls Church, VA: Society for Personality Assessment. Order DVD


Tharinger, D. J., Christopher, G., & Matson, M. (in press). Play, playfulness, and creative expression in therapeutic assessment with children. In S. W. Russ, & L. N. Niec (Eds.), An evidence-based approach to play in intervention and prevention: Integrating developmental and clinical science. New York: Guilford.

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