About Terry Schmitz

Terry Schmitz is the founder and owner of The Conover Company. Terry has been involved in the development of assessments for both education and corporations for over 30 years. He has developed hundreds of job-specific assessment systems that link to skill building systems.

Online Treatment for Anxiety Management

The Problem The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” Anxiety is a common occurrence in our American culture. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million people in the United States. In fact, it is the [...]

Anxiety and Academic Performance

Recent research studies on anxiety and academic performance suggest that performance is lowered when stress and anxiety are present. This is true for all students; however, the effects of anxiety on performance are increased for students in special education. Test Taking and Anxiety One of the major barriers to academic success is [...]