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ORS & SRS Telehealth Support

| March 27, 2020
ORS & SRS Telehealth Support

No one could have anticipated how our world circumstances would change, and with it our mode of how we operate in it. In order to protect each other, we need to do things differently, and fast. For most, if not all, distance therapy will need to be the norm for some time. In a recent […]

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Telehealth options for Feedback-Informed Practitioners

| March 19, 2020
Telehealth options for Feedback-Informed Practitioners

  To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, governments and health authorities are implementing social distancing measures. Providing face-to-face psychotherapy is not advisable, and everyone is coping with a sudden need to adjust  to phone or web based communication options. In an effort to help with this transition, last weekend FIT Trainer and MyOutcomes Executive Director, […]

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Better Results…with Scott D. Miller

| March 15, 2020
Better Results…with Scott D. Miller

  Recently, therapist and researcher, Scott D. Miller, PhD sat down and shared his personal journey to attain better treatment results. At one point stating “…I wanted to help people. Throughout my training and now 30 plus years as a clinician, I’ve struggled with the deep sense of responsibility that accompanies that objective.” Can you […]

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Does Feedback-Informed Treatment Work?

| March 8, 2020
Does Feedback-Informed Treatment Work?

The truth is, it depends. First, it depends on what you mean by Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT). If you think it means faithfully collecting session data your right, but if all you’re doing is collecting data you’re missing the point and your clients are missing the benefits. Unfortunately just taking the time and resources to implement […]

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What is a Feedback-Informed Practitioner?

| February 20, 2020
What is a Feedback-Informed Practitioner?

 A Feedback-Informed Practitioner is a dedicated professional who uses standardized scales to routinely measure treatment progress and monitor the therapeutic alliance to inform and improve care. The scientific body of evidence in support of this process has lead to professional and regulatory bodies adopting this as a “standard” of care (American Psychological Association Presidential Task […]

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Simple Elegance, Not Simple-mindedness

| February 12, 2020
Simple Elegance, Not Simple-mindedness

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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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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