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Is there a mental-health ‘Holy Grail’?

Is there a mental-health ‘Holy Grail’?

| May 28, 2014

Advancing Outcome Informed Therapy Video Series Video #1 of 6 (2:17 min.) There is no such thing as a mental-health ‘Holy Grail’. As simple as it sounds, most therapists get into the therapy business because they want to help people. And most have a deep desire to become better at what they do. So how […]

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Lessons learned from a decade of listening to clients

Lessons learned from a decade of listening to clients

| October 29, 2012

Therapists can get important cues only by listening to clients The governing principle behind Client-Directed, Outcome-Informed (CDOI) therapy is simple: clients, not clinicians, are the chief agents behind their own psychological transformation and, as such, must be regarded as full partners in the treatment process. Still, it’s incredible what acknowledging and effectuating this truth can […]

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Feedback-Informed Treatment: A New Meta-Analysis

Feedback-Informed Treatment: A New Meta-Analysis

| April 24, 2012

Scott Miller had an excellent article on his Top Performance Blog where he discusses the meta-analysis completed by Michael Lambert and Kenichi Shimokawa on Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT) which will appear in the second edition of his book, Psychotherapy Relationships that Work (Oxford University Press). He points out these important results: In reviewing studies specific to the ORS and SRS, the […]

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