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Within The Therapist Lies The Key

Within The Therapist Lies The Key

| March 16, 2016

“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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The Addictions of William Shakespeare, Benjamin Rush & Robert Palmer

The Addictions of William Shakespeare, Benjamin Rush & Robert Palmer

| November 19, 2015

“Today, a working definition of addiction usually includes physical and psychological dependence, as well as destructive behaviors” By writing “The Effects of Ardent Spirits Upon Man,” Benjamin Rush created the foundation upon which the Temperance Movement was built. He also played a critical part in initiating the shift in how society viewed its relationship to […]

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Feedback in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Feedback in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

| November 4, 2015

The use of the ORS and SRS to facilitate better outcomes in mental health services Parents and family members are usually the first to notice if a child has problems with emotions or behaviour. Some children are not fortunate enough and have to deal with a childhood that is filled with displeasure, aversion, distrust, and […]

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Feedback Informed Treatment Webinar Series- Fall 2015

Feedback Informed Treatment Webinar Series- Fall 2015

| September 11, 2015

Register Now for the Feedback Informed Treatment Webinar Series Fall 2015 As you’re no doubt aware, clinicians around the world are being asked to collect and report treatment outcomes. Outcome measurement is becoming an integral part of healthcare reform and, in many instances, required for reimbursement.   The Webinar will include: The Empirical Basis for […]

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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

| June 12, 2015

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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Face to Face or Remote Counselling? MyOutcomes Client Level Access

Face to Face or Remote Counselling? MyOutcomes Client Level Access

| February 27, 2015

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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MyOutcomes’ Apt App

MyOutcomes’ Apt App

| January 29, 2015

“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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A Guide to Becoming a Feedback Informed System of Care

A Guide to Becoming a Feedback Informed System of Care

| November 20, 2014

‘Your 10 Steps to Success’ Our clients around the world have proven MyOutcomes’ client driven, feedback-informed approach significantly enhances service effectiveness and leads to a reduction in the overall cost of treatment; But if you can’t get your service providers to embrace a feedback informed system of care, implementation of any outcomes measurement will be […]

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Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

Therapists need their clients’ help just as clients need theirs

| September 7, 2014

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #5 of 6 (2:14 min.) Therapists need client feedback in order to increase therapy effectiveness Research has proven that systematic formal client feedback can improve results dramatically – sometimes doubling treatment effectiveness. Did you know that a major study on client feedback led to the national adoption of standards […]

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I Can See Clearly From High Up On a Rocky Mountain Top

I Can See Clearly From High Up On a Rocky Mountain Top

| April 6, 2014

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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