Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

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| Editors: Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Todd K. Shackelford

Smith, Steven R.

  • Steve SmithEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_2033-1

Steven R. Smith is an Associate Professor of clinical psychology in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology at UC-Santa Barbara. His research and clinical interests generally include therapeutic personality and neuropsychological assessment (Archer and Smith 2014; Gorske and Smith 2008; Smith et al. 2015; Smith 2007b), diversity issues in assessment (Chang and Smith 2014; Smith and Krishnamurthy 2018), clinical sport psychology, and psychotherapy with men and boys.

Early Life and Educational and Occupational Background

Dr. Smith was born in 1972 and was raised in Arkansas and Tennessee. He earned his BA in psychology and criminal justice from Beloit College in Wisconsin before completing a preprofessional traineeship at the Devereux Foundation near Philadelphia. He earned his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Arkansas in 2001 and completed his predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard...

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  1. Archer, R. P., & Smith, S. R. (Eds.). (2014). Personality assessment (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.Google Scholar
  2. Chang, J., & Smith, S. R. (2014). An exploration of how Asian Americans respond on the personality assessment inventory. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 6(1), 25–30.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Gorske, T. M., & Smith, S. R. (2008). Collaborative therapeutic neuropsychological assessment. New York: Springer.Google Scholar
  4. Smith, S. R., & Handler, L. (Eds.). (2007). The clinical assessment of children and adolescents: A practitioner’s handbook. Mahwah: Erlbaum.Google Scholar
  5. Smith, S. R., & Krishnamurthy, R. (Eds.). (2018). Diversity-sensitive personality assessment. New York: Routledge.Google Scholar
  6. Smith, J. D., Eichler, W. E., Norman, K. R., & Smith, S. R. (2015). A pragmatic multiple baseline study of a therapeutic model of assessment for psychotherapy consultation. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97, 261–270.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. Smith, S. R. (2007a). Making sense of multiple informants in child and adolescent psychopathology: A guide for clinicians. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 25, 139–149.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Smith, S. R. (2007b). Integrating neuropsychology and personality assessment with children and adolescents. In S. R. Smith & L. Handler (Eds.), The clinical assessment of children and adolescents: A practitioner’s guide. Mahwah: LEA.Google Scholar
  9. Smith, S. R., Baity, M. R., Knowles, E. S., & Hilsenroth, M. J. (2001). Assessment of disordered thinking in children and adolescents: The Rorschach perceptual-thinking index. Journal of Personality Assessment, 77, 447–463.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Christopher J. Holden
    • 1
  1. 1.Appalachian State UniversityBooneUSA