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Where has all the psychotherapy gone?

| August 18, 2014
Where has all the psychotherapy gone?

Why is psychotherapy seeing less and less people every year? In their research paper released in 2010, the American Psychological Association (APA) revealed some disturbing trends seen over a period from 1998 to 2007. They found that there was a significant increase in the use of only medication for the treatment of mental disorders and […]

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What is feedback, and why do we need it in therapy?

| August 12, 2014
What is feedback, and why do we need it in therapy?

What is feedback and Why do we need feedback in therapy? Being associated with an organization that focuses so much on evidence based therapy I naturally got inquisitive about how did all this start? I mean who coined the term feedback, why and how was it used initially, how much is it being used in […]

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Measuring Outcomes in Therapy – The Client is the King

| August 3, 2014
Measuring Outcomes in Therapy – The Client is the King

“Measuring outcomes in therapy based on what the client has to say and his perception of the improvement caused by the treatment is what matters most” Time and again a question surfaces, asking what works in achieving successful outcomes in therapy? A growing list of researchers, including Dr. Scott D. Miller, are convinced that it […]

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FIT eLearning- Improve outcomes and achieve excellence in your practice using PCOMS

| July 22, 2014
FIT eLearning- Improve outcomes and achieve excellence in your practice using PCOMS

Limited Time Offer- FIT eLearning Sneak Peak Ready to take your FIT practice to the next level? FIT eLearning needs 50 people from diverse professional backgrounds to complete the first six lessons and provide some formal feedback on their experience. Are you ready to try a new and accelerated way to learn and implement Feedback […]

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Ensuring Success in Therapy

| July 13, 2014
Ensuring Success in Therapy

What is PCOMS and how does outcome measurement ensure success in therapy? An article titled “Misjudged counselling and therapy can be harmful” published recently in The Guardian stated the results of a government funded study conducted by AdEPT (Adverse Effects of Psychological Therapies). According to the analysis of outcomes of psychotherapies the study found that […]

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Using MyOutcomes® and Feedback Informed Treatment to create a culture of continuous performance improvement

| July 4, 2014
Using MyOutcomes® and Feedback Informed Treatment to create a culture of continuous performance improvement

This webinar will help you use MyOutcomes to facilitate a culture of continuous performance improvement through Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT). Specifically you will learn how: MyOutcomes‘ session feedback signals facilitate therapist self-evaluation Data from the SRS and ORS can be used to inform and direct clinical supervision Analysis of data helps practitioners discover the qualities, personal […]

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An eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience

| June 24, 2014
An eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #2 of 6 (1:55 min.) An eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience The eye-opening lesson on the value of training and experience is it has long been known that professional training and discipline don’t make much of a difference to outcome. What about experience? Surely, years […]

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Creating Psychotherapists for the 21st Century, Part I

| June 15, 2014
Creating Psychotherapists for the 21st Century, Part I

Enhance the therapist’s effectiveness by bringing the client’s voice into therapy To paraphrase William Gibson, the future has arrived, but it has yet to reveal itself. Relative to the beginning of the 20th century, our current century sees us with a much clearer idea of what mental health is, what it can be, and what […]

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ORS/SRS Forms – Too Simple to be Valid?

| June 8, 2014
ORS/SRS Forms – Too Simple to be Valid?

Are ORS/SRS forms too brief and simple to be valid? The history of science adequately illustrates that whenever there is any shift in paradigms, there tends to be, for a variety of reasons, resistance to the change that the new paradigm heralds. One notable point of resistance focuses upon the new tools or the modification […]

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PCOMS at Your Convenience

| June 2, 2014
PCOMS at Your Convenience

Join Heart and Soul of Change’s affordable online training program that provides 24/7 support and tells you everything you wanted to know about implementing PCOMS into your practice. Einstein once said, “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” The world around us is constantly changing. In order to keep up with […]

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