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How do I Engage in Psychotherapy Online?

How do I Engage in Psychotherapy Online?

| October 25, 2017

Living in this constantly evolving world requires adaptation in digital technology for efficiency. Using paper and pencil are long gone- they take enormous amount of time as opposed to working on a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. Keeping and utilizing piles of paper are now unnecessary and inefficient, as technology allows you to keep all […]

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How to Track Your Progress in Therapeutic Practice?

How to Track Your Progress in Therapeutic Practice?

| September 5, 2017

Overwhelmed? Running out of time? Throughout your entire lifetime, there are numerous goals that might seem too far-fetched for you to achieve but in reality, once you break these goals by assigning responsibilities and tasks down in smaller portions, you could essentially be on your way to attain your various goals. Similarly, there are a […]

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Therapist Marketing Tip #11:  Word of Mouth and Your Practice

Therapist Marketing Tip #11: Word of Mouth and Your Practice

| July 26, 2017

Studies have shown that around 90 percent of word of mouth is off-line, rather than on-line. This is surprising because all the hype right now is around the explosion of social media. This means a therapist should be focused on gaining positive off-line word of mouth. If properly harnessed off-line word of mouth is an […]

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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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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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Introduction to the new features in MyOutcomes Version 14 therapy assessment tool

Introduction to the new features in MyOutcomes Version 14 therapy assessment tool

| December 1, 2015

In the clip below from a recent live client consultation with Dr.Scott D. Miller, MyOutcomes VP, Cindy Hansen familiarizes us with the new reporting features available in Version 14 of MyOutcomes® therapy assessment tool. Changes in the therapy assessment tool Include: A Scatter Plot where the clinicians can see their client’s status on a single […]

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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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Simple Elegance, Not Simple-mindedness

Simple Elegance, Not Simple-mindedness

| December 22, 2013

How MyOutcomes’ simple web-based tool helps therapists achieve greater efficacy and success in therapy I always enjoyed introducing my students to the concept of a good scientific theory, because it was an opportunity to introduce Ockham’s razor. I have always felt an affinity with William of Ockham and his argument that the best explanation was […]

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Polaris-MH and MyOutcomes

Polaris-MH and MyOutcomes

| February 25, 2013

The Polaris-MH is a NIH funded web tool that addresses the needs of the outcome-based paradigmatic shift in psychotherapeutic goals. The Polaris-MH is a questionnaire that measures three domains: Subjective Well-Being, Symptoms and Functional Disability. Functional Disability is comprised of three subscales: social, vocation and personal. Symptoms measures seven areas: depression, anxiety, somatization, phobias, PTSD, […]

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International Trends – Measurable Outcomes

International Trends – Measurable Outcomes

| December 20, 2012

One of the most persistent and pervasive of recent developments in the world of work has been the trend toward implementing meaningful measurements.  Organizations are asking “how do we know we’re being effective?  Measuring and reporting is now the norm in virtually all sectors; business, politics and health sciences, especially those that receive public funds. […]

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