The ADHD Dilemma: Where To Go From Here?

The number of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has grown exponentially in the last few decades. In 2016, a staggering 9.4% of children in the United States had been diagnosed with some form of ADHD (Predominantly Inattentive, Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive, or Combined Presentation) (Danielson et al., 2019). Despite years of psychological and clinical […] Continue reading

Self-Care During Times of Crisis

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist During times of widespread uncertainty and distress, difficult emotions and underlying concerns we struggle with are likely to emerge. Remember that seeking counseling is an effective way to manage the current distress, and as a psychologist in Tampa, Florida I am here to help. I offer evidence-based counseling for […] Continue reading

ADHD Testing: What to Expect

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist At Interface Consulting and Psychological Services, we are dedicated to providing evidence-based ADHD testing in Tampa, Florida for all ages. For some children, adults, or teens, ADHD is diagnosed after a brief visit with a physician, such as a primary care physician. As I have mentioned in other posts, […] Continue reading

Learning Disability Testing and Evaluations

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist We are committed to providing trusted learning disability testing in Tampa, Florida because we know the value in doing so. From 2017-2018, the number of individuals receiving services under the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) was 14% of total public school enrollment (National Center for Education Statistics, 2019). […] Continue reading

Barriers to Career and Employee Engagement

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist Understanding Career Engagement Career engagement is imperative in developing your career and reaching higher levels of performance. First, let’s set an agreed upon definition of career engagement. Career engagement means to experience being ‘stretched’ and capable of successfully meeting expectations in paid and unpaid work (Neault & Pickerell, 2006). […] Continue reading

Finding the Right Psychologist for Therapy or Testing

Sometimes searching for the right service or provider can be more overwhelming than you anticipated. As a Tampa psychologist in practice for several years, I know the difficulties some clients have faced in seeking services. Have you recently tried to search for a mental health provider, like a psychologist, only to find that you are […] Continue reading

Committing to and Investing in Your New Year’s Resolution

By Dr. Irma Campos, Licensed Psychologist With the new year comes a long list of resolutions, goals, and aspirations. New Years’ resolutions are often well-intended and can lead to effective change with the appropriate goals, mindset, behavioral strategies, and environmental supports. When it comes to human behavior, change is not always simple. This is why […] Continue reading

The Other Side of Emotional Intelligence

Overview The next dimension of emotional intelligence focuses on others, and it is social competence (see Bradberry & Greaves, 2009). Social competence encompasses social awareness and relationship management. I’ll focus on social awareness in this post, which is essentially being attuned to others’ emotional responses. Engage in the Moment In order to attend to others’ […] Continue reading

The Last (But Not Least) Emotional Intelligence Domain: Relationship Management

Overview These last few weeks, I have reviewed emotional intelligence. I have reviewed personal competence (self-awareness and self-management). And last week I reviewed one facet of social competence (social awareness). The final facet of social competence is relationship management. It answers the question “What do I do with awareness I have of the social situation?” […] Continue reading