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Face to Face or Remote Counselling? MyOutcomes Client Level Access

| February 27, 2015
Face to Face or Remote Counselling? MyOutcomes Client Level Access

Whether face-to-face counselling is the best way to treat patients, or newer, technology enabled techniques like tele-psychiatry or web-based counselling (remote counselling) can work just as well is an ongoing debate. But one thing that can be said without a doubt and substantiated with facts, is that the popularity of telephone and web-based talk therapy […]

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Creating Psychotherapists for the 21st Century, Part I

| February 20, 2015
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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Can a wheel draw in more clients? – Therapist Marketing Tip #1

| February 10, 2015
Can a wheel draw in more clients? – Therapist Marketing Tip #1

Drew McLellan wrote an excellent article called “Build your digital footprint in a hub and spoke model”. He suggests that every business needs a hub that all their online and offline content point back to. He explains how using a hub/spoke model will increase your visibility on the web. Studies show over 70% of people […]

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Conducting PCOMS guided Recovery Groups- Closing the Resource Gap in Psychotherapy

| February 5, 2015
Conducting PCOMS guided Recovery Groups- Closing the Resource Gap in Psychotherapy

Conducting PCOMS guided Recovery Groups model is built on three key concepts: recovery, group therapy, and CDOI therapy. At whichever level of community one wishes to consider, there is a growing demand for mental health services that isn’t being matched by an equivalent accessibility to mental health services. This disparity between the need for services […]

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MyOutcomes’ Apt App

| January 29, 2015
MyOutcomes’ Apt App

“MyOutcomes’ apt app can be easily downloaded onto any number of electronic devices a client might use” It is my recollection that when the first computers began appearing in the business world and the health professions, they were promoted as reducing paperwork and saving time. Of course, they really did neither. Software tended to be […]

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MyOutcomes: A clinician’s best friend

| January 22, 2015
MyOutcomes: A clinician’s best friend

How does MyOutcomes model the true clinical population? When trying to identify and measure any latent variable, two critical factors will play a major role. The first is sample size. The larger the sample size, the greater the variance and, therefore, the greater the likelihood of extracting the variable. An additional benefit of having a large […]

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PCOMS: The Science Behind MyOutcomes

| January 14, 2015
PCOMS: The Science Behind MyOutcomes

Dr. Barry L. Duncan, director of the Heart & Soul of Change Project, gets into the science that forms the backbone of MyOutcomes’ web-based tool. Partners for Change Outcome Management System or PCOMS as it is commonly known is a continuous monitoring and feedback model that has shown increased efficiency in randomized clinical trials (RCTs). […]

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Web Based Outcome Management System for Children and Families

| January 5, 2015
Web Based Outcome Management System for Children and Families

How can therapists make therapy children friendly and improve results? Psychotherapy with children is similar to work with adults, but there are some very important differences, differences that are important to how we interpret the treatment research literature. Unlike adults, children rarely see themselves as needing therapy, thus, most treatment referrals tend to be made […]

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The Old Guard in the 21st Century

| December 15, 2014
The Old Guard in the 21st Century

“For therapists who wish to help their clients achieve practical outcomes in therapy, MyOutcomes is the perfect partner to help insure their success” For the last 30 years or so, a move to engage clients in therapy as participants in the therapeutic process rather than simply being recipients of therapy has been in progress. The […]

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Can We Be Technically Secure in Our Technological Security?

| December 7, 2014
Can We Be Technically Secure in Our Technological Security?

http://www.aspectinsurance.co.uk “For Technological Security, MyOutcomes uses encryption for storage of client data as well as for transmitting data to and from their customers” Technological advances typically bring improvements in the way humans can live. They also bring new threats pertaining technological security and anxieties. The domestication of the horse allowed our ancestors to travel greater […]

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