Tampa Psychologist Dr. Michael Bishop
Results Oriented Therapy & Assessment for Children, Adolescents, and Teens. School Psychologist License #SS-859
Dr. Bishop is a school psychologist in Tampa offering sophisticated solutions for complex problems including learning disabilities, mood and behavioral disorders that impact school performance or quality of life. Dr. Bishop provides scientifically based, results oriented treatment to select clients with tangible, measured results. Treatment interventions employed by Dr. Bishop are among the most effective, scientifically supported techniques available.
Services Offered / Issues Addressed:
- Academic Challenges
- Clinical Evaluations / Assessments
- Gifted Placement Testing
- Learning Disabilities Testing
- ADHD & Behavioral Challenges
- Therapy / Counseling
A leader in the field of behavioral change, Dr. Bishop's success is testament to his ability to instill long lasting change in his clients. Under Dr. Bishop’s leadership, adolescents and teens have been featured on Nightline, Good Morning America, and in The Washington Post while his views on behavioral change and clinical issues have been profiled by national news publications.
Dr. Bishop is prepared to work with your child to overcome a wide range of issues that effect overall functioning and quality of life. Whether you are looking to change problematic behaviors, eliminate depressive symptoms or anxiety, or simply improve your child’s study habits in order to achieve the highest level of school success possible, treatment options provided by Dr. Bishop are an attractive choice for discerning parents.
Successful people tend to invest their money wisely, and there is no better investment than one which improves your child’s academic progress or psychological well being. Finding the best psychologist in Tampa for your child’s individualized needs may seem like a daunting task. This post addresses the question: How can I find the best child psychologist in Tampa, and how can I be sure the psychologist is qualified to meet my child’s specific needs?
In most states including Florida, the term "psychologist" is a protected title. Only individuals licensed in Florida may refer to themselves as psychologists or school psychologists and may describe their reports or services as "psychological" (more)
A psychologist can help your child improve their grades in several ways. A proper assessment can determine several factors hindering academic achievement. Sometimes adjustments can be made such as the psychologist writing a letter to the school to require unlimited testing time, a reader, or other necessary accommodations. I have been able to make recommendations to testing boards which resulted in students being able to take tests such as the SAT and GRE with extra time allowed and with the utilization of a reader.
Another important part of analyzing a child’s study habits includes learning more about their unique learning style. This can provide useful information about which study strategies might be the most effective. For example, if a child is a strong auditory learner, they might benefit from recording their class notes on a digital recorder instead of writing notes in class (more)
Child psychologists can help students learn to regulate their study behaviors and achieve their academic goals through teaching systematic self monitoring skills. Systematic self monitoring involves self regulation of study behaviors and encourages obsessive focusing on specific study behaviors to reach an identified goal.
One of the tenants of self regulation is the notion that goals are effective in directing activities. Students can be taught to become self regulated learners by acquiring specific strategies that are successful for them and that enable them to increase their control over their own behavior (more)