Tag: Improving your Practice

ORS/SRS Forms – Too Simple to be Valid?

ORS/SRS Forms – Too Simple to be Valid?

| June 8, 2014

Are ORS/SRS forms too brief and simple to be valid? The history of science adequately illustrates that whenever there is any shift in paradigms, there tends to be, for a variety of reasons, resistance to the change that the new paradigm heralds. One notable point of resistance focuses upon the new tools or the modification […]

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The Calling

The Calling

| October 13, 2013

How to administer effective therapy? Why does one become a therapist? Certainly it isn’t for the wealth. Nor is it for the fame. A friend of mine doesn’t call her behavioral healthcare practice work; instead, she sees it as a “calling.” And that is probably the best word that captures the motivation for most therapists. […]

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Achieving Clinical Excellence

Achieving Clinical Excellence

| April 16, 2013

Everywhere, mental health practitioner are being asked to do more with less; less money, less time, and less support. Are you prepared for the challenging times ahead? Consider joining us, this May in Amsterdam, for the International Achieving Clinical Excellence Conference. Learn how to respond to the new demands, as well as grow professionally, in […]

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PCOMS — The Four Secrets of Success

PCOMS — The Four Secrets of Success

| March 14, 2013

The Art and Science of Becoming a Better Therapist PART 5 (PCOMS) A webinar series by Dr. Barry Duncan Friday, March 22 at 1PM EST PART FIVE in “The Art and Science of Becoming a Better Therapist” webinar series. Dr. Duncan shares the secrets he has learned about how to successful implement the Partners For Change […]

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Basis 24 and MyOutcomes

Basis 24 and MyOutcomes

| February 8, 2013

Basis 24 and MyOutcomes: Tools to Help Clinicians Achieve Higher Client Success Rates During the last two decades, the approach towards psychotherapy has been undergoing dramatic changes. Terms like evidence-based treatment and feedback informed treatment are used to summarize the philosophical shift towards a therapeutic practice that emphasizes the client’s experience and perception of the […]

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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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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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Worst Practices – Highly Annoying Therapists

Worst Practices – Highly Annoying Therapists

| October 10, 2012

You’ve no doubt heard about the seven habits of highly effective people. Now it’s time to learn about the 12 habits of highly annoying therapists, compliments of Dr. John Grohol, CEO and founder of Psych Central. His enumeration of the dirty dozen annoying bad habits of therapists includes: Showing up late for the appointment. Eating […]

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