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Feedback-Informed Treatment, explained by Scott D. Miller in under five minutes

| February 27, 2021

Did you know that clinicians who routinely obtain feedback on the progress and the status of the relationship with their individual clients have outcomes that are much better, and dropout rates that are much less, that Treatment As Usual (TAU)? In fact, numerous studies actually confirm this. In the research literature that process is known […]

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Free Resource Reveals the True Path to Better Results

| January 10, 2021

Humility! Turns out it’s more than just a common quality of highly effective therapists, humility is actually a prerequisite! Studies confirm “professional self-doubt” is not only a strong predictor of both alliance and outcome but actually a prerequisite for acquiring therapeutic expertise. Speaking specifically to the field of psychotherapy in, Humility: The paradoxical foundation for psychotherapy expertise, the authors, Hook, Watkins, […]

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Feedback Informed Treatment in Group Settings

| November 23, 2020

The heart of Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT) is using information generated though routine monitoring of the therapeutic relationship and progress in treatment to adjust service delivery. With MyOutcomes® the standard Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) is used to measure progress reported by group members. To monitor the quality of the alliance, the Group Session Rating Scale (GSRS) […]

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Struggling to administer the ORS and SRS in remote sessions?

| October 10, 2020

I do not know of any other time in modern history where the need for access to mental health care in the world has been greater and, with the constraints of mitigation, harder to access. It’s no wonder this year’s World Mental Health Day campaign is Move for mental health: let’s invest. In the announcement, Dr Tedros Adhanom […]

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Does Documentation Improve Treatment Outcomes?

| June 11, 2020

“I know we can help you successfully collect outcome data, the trick is learning to use that data to inform and improve care”, a phrase I often repeat during implementation consultations. That being said, just being able to successfully collect outcome data seems to have become the unofficially minimum standard. Believe me, I get it, just having […]

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How do we achieve excellence as therapists?

| January 5, 2017

The 2017 Advanced FIT Intensive Training will be held in Chicago, Illinois (USA) from March 9th – March 11th 2017. If you’ve read the books, completed FIT eLearning, watched the FIT Webinar series or attended a one or two day introductory workshop and want to delve deeper in your understanding and use of the principles […]

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Feedback Informed Treatment in Practice

| July 2, 2015

From Scott Miller's Top Performance Blog Implementation of Feedback Informed Treatment Though feedback is imperative to improvement, it is not an end in itself. The idea of feedback is to give direction to a therapist to develop a plan of action for deciding their future professional development and to keep monitoring it to see if […]

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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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FIT and fitting the approach to the client

| October 10, 2014

“Fitting the approach to client involves responding to each individual client’s experience. Getting feedback is at the core of this approach” I am a long standing fan of Scott Miller and his work. We share an appreciation of the enormous contribution that Milton Erickson made during his long and productive lifetime and of the heritage […]

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