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

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

| May 21, 2018

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

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

| April 15, 2015

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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Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 1)

Measuring Evidence Based Outcomes: What’s in it for Therapists? (Part 1)

| March 27, 2015

The overwhelming consensus among industry leaders is that tracking, measuring, and reporting psychotherapy outcomes will be the norm, and even standardized, in the future. The health and wellness industry is all about results. Medical patients now routinely ask about the track records and success rates of those treating them and, over time, the clients of […]

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The Hap-Happiest Season of All?

The Hap-Happiest Season of All?

| December 12, 2012

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”, but your billing through the holiday season can cause you some fear. Hearts are a-glowing amidst much mistletoeing – and your client bookings are slowing. It’s the hap-happiest season of all, but your clients don’t call – they’re spending all their time and money at the mall.

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We Dare You Not to Laugh: Providing Feedback

We Dare You Not to Laugh: Providing Feedback

| December 4, 2012

Do clients hesitate in providing feedback to their therapists? Most clients have a hard time expressing how they really feel about the therapeutic process — their progress or lack of it, as well as their sense of connectedness to the therapist. But this certainly isn’t a problem in the clip below:

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Times Are Always Changing –  Therapy Outcomes

Times Are Always Changing – Therapy Outcomes

| November 20, 2012

Times are always changing, and professions with them. One of the most persistent and pervasive of recent developments in the world of work has been the trend toward implementing meaningful measurements. As budgets shrink and competition grows, organizations of all kinds are asking: “How do we know we’re being effective? And who in our organization […]

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Superhero Referrals – Therapist Marketing Tip #7

Superhero Referrals – Therapist Marketing Tip #7

| November 15, 2012

Our last therapist marketing tip pointed out you how you should consider adding a newsletter sign-up form to your website.  As this video reveals, you could gather numerous addresses but not immediately get new clients. That is because efforts like building your email list should be considered a long-term marketing effort.  You need to continue […]

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Track your cumulative career development by collecting outcome data

Track your cumulative career development by collecting outcome data

| November 6, 2012

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series – Client outcome data Video #6 of 6 (2:06 min.) Most therapists assume that they’re getting better over time. It’s really difficult to know this for sure unless there’s some type of measurement. When it comes to therapy the most effective measurement is the client themselves. No one has […]

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Therapists let us in on the best advice they’ve ever received…

Therapists let us in on the best advice they’ve ever received…

| November 5, 2012

Margarita Tartakovsky, associate editor at Psych Central, recently wrote an article on the best advice therapists have ever received. Here’s what some top therapists had to share:

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Take your website to the next level – Therapist Marketing Tip #6

Take your website to the next level – Therapist Marketing Tip #6

| October 25, 2012

Last week’s Therapist Marketing Tip #5 suggested you take an impartial look at the copy on your website.  If it doesn’t effectively connect and inform those who are visiting you may want to consider some changes. You could edit the content, to make it easier to read and more effective at answering the questions most […]

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