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PCOMS Therapist Survey

PCOMS Therapist Survey

| April 1, 2016

Examining the Influence of Feedback Orientation and Feedback Environment on Clinician Processing of Feedback from Client Outcome Measures. Dear Readers of the Effective Therapist Blog, My name is Logan Rife and I am a doctoral candidate in the Collaborative Program in Counseling Psychology at The University of Akron. As a student, my use of the […]

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PCOMS – A Clinical Measuring Tool

PCOMS – A Clinical Measuring Tool

| March 10, 2016

“PCOMS will remain a clinical measuring tool embedded in the complex interpersonal process called psychotherapy” Have you ever wondered how we can tell that therapy works or whether clients are satisfied with their services? Many clinicians and mental health organizations are asked these questions and have few answers about how to show that they are […]

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Can a wheel draw in more clients? – Therapist Marketing Tip #1

Can a wheel draw in more clients? – Therapist Marketing Tip #1

| February 10, 2016

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

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

| June 6, 2015

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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Introducing “Email PCOMS”

Introducing “Email PCOMS”

| May 15, 2015

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

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

| April 27, 2015

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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One Small Step for MyOutcomes, One Giant Leap for Therapists

One Small Step for MyOutcomes, One Giant Leap for Therapists

| April 3, 2015

Detecting early change in therapy predicts success! One question debated in evolutionary science is whether change occurs gradually over long periods of time or do dramatic events bring about dramatic changes in short periods of time? Resolving this question isn’t simple as an incomplete geological record provides evidence for both. Given that these two explanations […]

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Engage your website visitors immediately before they disappear! – Therapist Marketing Tip #3

Engage your website visitors immediately before they disappear! – Therapist Marketing Tip #3

| March 28, 2015

After describing how most visitors scan websites according to an “F” pattern, Therapist Marketing Tip #2 recommended taking advantage of this well-established behavior in the design and layout of your site. Does your current homepage defy or fail to capitalize on the “F” pattern? Are you considering a redesign as a result? If the answer […]

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Fear is only HIPAA Deep

Fear is only HIPAA Deep

| March 6, 2015

MyOutcomes Partners with Compliance Helper In an age of alarming events that seem to occur with unnerving regularity, I have done my best to avoid being an alarmist. On the other hand, I have no qualms about being a realist. Being a realist is not the same as being an alarmist. A realist is someone […]

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Creating Psychotherapists for the 21st Century, Part I

Creating Psychotherapists for the 21st Century, Part I

| February 20, 2015

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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