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Feedback Informed Treatment in Practice

| July 2, 2015
Feedback Informed Treatment in Practice

From Scott Miller’s Top Performance Blog Though feedback is imperative to improvement, it is not an end in itself. The idea of feedback is to give direction to a therapist to develop a plan of action for deciding their future professional development and to keep monitoring it to see if it yields results. MyOutcomes®, provides […]

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Measuring the Therapeutic Alliance

| June 24, 2015
Measuring the Therapeutic Alliance

It is a proven fact that one of the major reasons that clients drop out of therapy is a reported problem with the therapeutic alliance. It is for this reason that alliance is termed  “the soul of therapy” and a “therapist’s best friend”. Clearly measuring alliance should be a therapeutic imperative. MyOutcomes® can help with […]

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‘I Didn’t See That Coming!’: How a Feedback System Transforms Therapy

| June 12, 2015
‘I Didn’t See That Coming!’: How a Feedback System Transforms Therapy

An article by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S., details the client feedback experiences of Dr. Jason Seidel, PsyD, founder and director of the Colorado Center for Clinical Excellence. Seidel has been using a client feedback system to inform his method of treatment in private practice since 2004. This, according to him, ”involves routinely and most importantly formally soliciting feedback […]

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My Intuition Says That PCOMS EBP (Evidence-Based Practice) is The Best

| June 6, 2015
My Intuition Says That PCOMS EBP (Evidence-Based Practice) is The Best

Why using PCOMS EBP is the best way forward in psychotherapy! Most people are familiar with the thalidomide disaster of the early 1960s. Thalidomide, a drug developed in Germany and marketed as a treatment for morning sickness, had been distributed in numerous countries. It was scheduled to be released in the United States as soon […]

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FIT eLearning – An Introduction to Feedback-Informed Treatment

| May 27, 2015
FIT eLearning – An Introduction to Feedback-Informed Treatment

FIT eLearning: On online solution designed to help practitioners take their practice to the next level The era of average is over! To succeed you have to be a cut over the rest… even in behavioral health services.This demands you be on top of technology as well as all the latest development in your field. […]

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Introducing “Email PCOMS”

| May 15, 2015
Introducing “Email PCOMS”

Email PCOMS – An innovative way to capture client feedback Based upon the valuable suggestions and feedback from our clients, MyOutcomes introduced remote client access in its May 2014 release. For remote access to the ORS (such as when therapy is conducted via phone) the provider can now give their clients access to the ORS […]

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Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy – Reach your pinnacle of success

| May 5, 2015
Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy – Reach your pinnacle of success

How to reach your pinnacle of success in therapy? Should therapists continually seek training in order to be able to make any significant difference to their client’s outcomes and reach their pinnacle of success as a therapist? What role do training and experience actually play in therapy? Being a therapist is not easy! It involves […]

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Is a video the best method to explain the benefits of Measuring Outcomes?

| April 27, 2015
Is a video the best method to explain the benefits of Measuring Outcomes?

Video will soon be 90% of Internet traffic. 1 Video is the most effective website initiative.2 Do you include video on your website?  Video is a very effective way to relay information about your practice and connect with visitors.  Many experts predict that video will continue to grow in popularity and sites that do not utilize […]

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Predicted Change in a Client Feedback System

| April 22, 2015
Predicted Change in a Client Feedback System

Researchers have found that providing clinicians with feedback about client progress relative to the norm can improve outcomes for clients. Clinicians can use this vital information as a training tool and to improve their responsiveness to a lack of clinical change.

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Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 2)

| April 15, 2015
Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 2)

Our last blog highlighted two reasons why therapists benefit when they get ahead of the evidence-based outcomes measurement curve. In an incisive and insightful article from 2011, Tony Rousmaniere, PsyD, suggested that measuring outcomes increases awareness, maximizes feedback, and helps make therapists better at what they do. He also noted that by embracing outcomes measurement, […]

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