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Clouds, Seeing Both Sides

| November 25, 2014
Clouds, Seeing Both Sides

“The Cloud is a place to store data that is accessible anywhere and anytime, either wirelessly or via more traditional methods for accessing the internet” When I was a child, my parents frequently told me that I had my head in the clouds. I recall one time when they were less than pleased with my […]

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Generals and Psychotherapists: Brethren in Arms

| November 14, 2014
Generals and Psychotherapists: Brethren in Arms

Planning to Achieve Positive Outcomes in Therapy A while back, it was argued that one of the more negative consequences of young people smoking marijuana was the development of amotivational syndrome. It had been observed that pot smoking young people seemed to be apathetic and lackadaisical towards activities we consider to be important e.g. going […]

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Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT)

| November 5, 2014
Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT)

‘Scott Miller with ICCE has championed this common sense approach called Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT)’ …to increase our efficacy in psychotherapy, by asking the client for feedback and responding to this rather than pushing our favourite approach and explaining any lack of response to resistance, or lack of readiness, or secondary gain. Karl Thom said […]

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PCOMS – A Clinical Measuring Tool

| October 31, 2014
PCOMS – A Clinical Measuring Tool

m4s0n501 “PCOMS will remain a clinical measuring tool embedded in the complex interpersonal process called psychotherapy” Have you ever wondered how we can tell that therapy works or whether clients are satisfied with their services? Many clinicians and mental health organizations are asked these questions and have few answers about how to show that they […]

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Feedback-Informed Treatment with Adults who have Sexually Abused

| October 17, 2014
Feedback-Informed Treatment with Adults who have Sexually Abused

‘Improving Outcomes One client at a time: FIT with adults who have sexually abused FIT Trainer Series: Webinar 2 Webinar: Tuesday, Dec 9 at 2:00PM EST’ It is now quite well known that Feedback Informed Treatment using PCOMS is being successfully integrated into agencies and systems of care around the world, but did you know […]

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FIT and fitting the approach to the client

| October 10, 2014
FIT and fitting the approach to the client

“Fitting the approach to client involves responding to each individual client’s experience. Getting feedback is at the core of this approach” I am a long standing fan of Scott Miller and his work. We share an appreciation of the enormous contribution that Milton Erickson made during his long and productive lifetime and of the heritage […]

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Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Practice

| October 3, 2014
Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Practice

‘A Client-Directed Outcome-Informed practice is an effective and efficient way to tailor treatment to meet the individual needs of each client’ CDOI was developed by Drs. Scott Miller and Barry Duncan.  They recognized that “Improving your performance starts with knowing your baseline; that is, determining exactly how effective you really are as a clinician.  In truth, most […]

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Which is more expensive cloud or on-premise purchased CRM

| September 22, 2014
Which is more expensive cloud or on-premise purchased CRM

MyOutcomes: cloud-based HIPAA compliant feedback system Another reason why you should go with MyOutcomes Are you sold on the benefits of evidence based treatment but are not sure whether to go with the conventional pen and paper forms or with the new generation online tools? And in case you are going for an online version, […]

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Resilience Centre and Feedback in Therapy

| September 14, 2014
Resilience Centre and Feedback in Therapy

Measuring the effectiveness of work at the Resilience Centre At the Resilience Centre, we strive to provide an excellent psychological service for people from all walks of life. We are therefore committed to measuring and assessing whether our services are effective in meeting our clients’ goals. One way that we do this is by asking […]

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Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

| September 7, 2014
Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #5 of 6 (2:14 min.) Therapists need client feedback in order to increase therapy effectiveness Research has proven that systematic formal client feedback can improve results dramatically – sometimes doubling treatment effectiveness. Did you know that a major study on client feedback led to the national adoption of standards […]

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