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Measuring the Therapeutic Alliance just got easier

| January 17, 2020
Measuring the Therapeutic Alliance just got easier

With the release of  V19, MyOutcomes has vastly increased the capacity of the PCOMS Measures to serve as a helpful cross-cutting outcome and alliance measure in settings with people with lots of different problems or who are seeing lots of different professionals. First, we have made it possible to edit, “The Therapist”s Approach is/is not a […]

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MyOutcomes Bells and Whistles

| January 10, 2020
MyOutcomes Bells and Whistles

When people decide not to subscribe to MyOutcomes, often it’s because it’s too expensive or they don’t need all the bells and whistle‘s.  We have created a solution. A standalone app you download from the App Store or Google Play. A simple step towards collecting client outcome and session rating results and using the realtime feedback, […]

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The Era of Average is Over!

| December 21, 2019
The Era of Average is Over!

An RCT reporting reliable and clinically significant change instills a high degree of confidence in the results. So why does strictly adhering to a manualized EBP, with multiple published RCT’s in top tier journals, often fail to translate into even noticeable improvements in clinical settings? Experience suggests that the real world is more heterogeneous than […]

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The Path to Successful Implementation Winds On

| August 13, 2019
The Path to Successful Implementation Winds On

Interpreting MyOutcomes Data Having completed the first step in implementing the Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) system and the MyOutcomes software into your organization, you are probably feeling ready to begin the next step. After all, you and your staff have been using MyOutcomes for several months. You now find your coffers filled with FIT data. […]

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The Mobile Approach to ORS/SRS Rescoring

| July 7, 2019
The Mobile Approach to ORS/SRS Rescoring

  It is inevitable that at least one of your clients will want to, at least one time, revise their ORS (Outcome Rating Scale) and/or SRS (Session Rating Scale) score. The mechanisms for doing this in the web application are probably familiar to most folk. What you may not be aware of is that there […]

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The Student Who Knew Too Much

| June 20, 2019
The Student Who Knew Too Much

In the course of any day, I talk with dozens of our customers. It isn't uncommon for me to be asked about the benefits of our FIT eLearning program, especially in respect to introducing it into the already busy lives of graduate students and interns.

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Teach Them to Fish Instead

| May 27, 2019
Teach Them to Fish Instead

In education, we focus on mastery of a skill, rather than the psychological experience of using that skill. When skill development is associated with a tool, we assume that skillset mastery leads directly to tool engagement. A reasonable assumption given that avoiding doing things that don't reinforce our sense of competence is normal. We can […]

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Within The Therapist Lies The Key

| March 4, 2019
Within The Therapist Lies The Key

“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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Collecting Client Feedback from Your Phone

| February 27, 2019
Collecting Client Feedback from Your Phone

Try our new MyOutcomes Mobile App, the perfect clinical tool to help you manage and support patient outcomes conveniently, securely. MyOutcomes Mobile brings a truly native experience to your mobile device, supporting both Android and Apple iOS. Every day, all over the world, providers of talk therapy services use MyOutcomes to measure session by session outcomes and […]

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On Becoming an Optimal Human Being

| January 8, 2019
On Becoming an Optimal Human Being

“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.” Abraham Maslow Clients come to therapy with varying issues, perceived goals, perspectives, expectations, and degrees of motivation. Capricious degrees of internal and external resources also arrive with each client. Regardless of how a client initially shows up, becoming an optimal human […]

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