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Teach Them to Fish Instead

| May 27, 2019
Teach Them to Fish Instead

In education, we focus on mastery of a skill, rather than the psychological experience of using that skill. When skill development is associated with a tool, we assume that skillset mastery leads directly to tool engagement. A reasonable assumption given that avoiding doing things that don’t reinforce our sense of competence is normal. We can […]

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The Era of Average is Over!

| April 21, 2019
The Era of Average is Over!

An RCT reporting reliable and clinically significant change instills a high degree of confidence in the results. So why does strictly adhering to a manualized EBP, with multiple published RCT’s in top tier journals, often fail to translate into even noticeable improvements in clinical settings? Experience suggests that the real world is more heterogeneous than […]

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Within The Therapist Lies The Key

| March 4, 2019
Within The Therapist Lies The Key

“The establishment of a therapeutic alliance can be a daunting task, even for those therapists who are generally successful…” For some time now, it has been well-established that the alliance between the therapist and the client plays a significant role in predicting successful therapeutic outcomes. A strong alliance is predictive of successfully achieving therapeutic goals, […]

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Collecting client feedback from your phone

| February 27, 2019
Collecting client feedback from your phone

Try our new MyOutcomes Mobile App, the perfect clinical tool to help you manage and support patient outcomes conveniently, securely. MyOutcomes Mobile brings a truly native experience to your mobile device, supporting both Android and Apple iOS. Every day, all over the world, providers of talk therapy services use MyOutcomes to measure session by session outcomes […]

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On Becoming an Optimal Human Being

| January 8, 2019
On Becoming an Optimal Human Being

“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.” Abraham Maslow Clients come to therapy with varying issues, perceived goals, perspectives, expectations, and degrees of motivation. Capricious degrees of internal and external resources also arrive with each client. Regardless of how a client initially shows up, becoming an optimal human […]

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Prove Me Wrong: Hope Keeps You Alive

| December 10, 2018
Prove Me Wrong: Hope Keeps You Alive

“Where there’s life, there’s hope”. We enter therapy because our hope in something we value is waning; A relationship, unplanned loss or a specific troubling issue in our lives. Our life energy is low and we yearn for something more.

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Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy – Reach your pinnacle of success

| November 5, 2018
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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I Can See Clearly From High Up On a Rocky Mountain Top

| October 6, 2018
I Can See Clearly From High Up On a Rocky Mountain Top

How therapists can attain their summit by regularly taking client feedback The other day, I told my wife that the two most important things I learned in graduate school were: 1) how little I know; and that 2) I had doomed myself to a life of perpetual student-hood. Put another way, every time I reached […]

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MyOutcomes Latest Innovations Revealed

| September 21, 2018
MyOutcomes Latest Innovations Revealed

For more than a decade, MyOutcomes® has consistently proven itself to be the natural partner of agencies, organizations and clinicians seeking to use client feedback to track and improve treatment outcomes. Taking the responsibility of this alliance seriously, MyOutcomes® has remained at the for front of technological and scientific advancements by working closely with leaders […]

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What is FIT Deliberate Practice and Why Should You Apply it to Your Therapeutic Practice?

| August 8, 2018
What is FIT Deliberate Practice and Why Should You Apply it to Your Therapeutic Practice?

Dr. K. Anders Ericsson (1993) described Deliberate Practice as “activities that have been found most effective in improving performance.” According to Dr. Scott Miller, Founder and Director of the International Center for Clinical Excellence (ICCE), FIT Deliberate Practice is the key to improving effectiveness as a psychotherapist. The factor that separates the best from the […]

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