Recent TCTS presentations

Evaluating Shame with the Thurston Cradock Test of Shame (TCTS)

Guest lecture, Advanced Personality Assessment class, University of Denver, Denver, CO

April 25, 2022

Using the Thurston Cradock Test of Shame (TCTS) to mine for "psychotherapeutic gold"

Julie Cradock O'Leary, Ph.D.

Workshop, Colorado Assessment Society, Denver, CO

April 22, 2022

“I think it slowly builds on your skin and you can’t get out of your head that you failed at something”: Scrambling to engage defenses against shame

Julie Cradock O'Leary, Ph.D.

Case discussion, Society for Personality Assessment Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

March 12, 2022

When Shame Eclipses Hope: Finding, Holding, and Building Hope When Your Client Cannot

Julie Cradock O'Leary, Ph.D.

Case discussion, Society for Personality Assessment Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

March 11, 2022

Using the Thurston Cradock Test of Shame (TCTS) in Therapeutic Assessment: From Administration Through Assessment Intervention Session

Julie Cradock O'Leary, Ph.D.

Webinar, Therapeutic Assessment Institute, virtual

December 6, 2021

Ghost in the Graveyard! Run, run run!: Discovering the hiding places of defenses by using the TCTS with children and adolescents

Symposium, Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment Conference, virtual

October 1, 2021

Special considerations when using the TCTS with children and adolescents

Julie Cradock O'Leary, Ph.D.

Using the TCTS to help sort out diagnostic questions in a combined neuropsychological/personality Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment

Melinda Kulish, Ph.D.

"Tell me why my child is bad.": Using the TCTS to foster increased emotional attunement in parents with difficult children

Tara McKelvy Parker, Ph.D.

No shame in sight: When the TCTS helps in unexpected ways                           

Diane Santas, Ph.D.

Family shame dynamics in hikikomori: Integrating TCTS protocols of an adolescent and his parents

Julie Cradock O'Leary, Ph.D.

Paper as part of a symposium, Collaborative and Therapeutic Assessment Conference, virtual

October 1, 2021

"I don't know the ending": The TCTS illustrates uncertainty and tentativeness in the face of affect. 

Julie Cradock O'Leary, Ph.D.

Paper as part of a symposium, Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment Conference, virtual

September 24, 2021