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ORS & SRS Telehealth Support

| March 27, 2020

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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Simple Elegance, Not Simple-mindedness

| February 12, 2020

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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Beyond The Cloud: The Unsung Player in Data Security

| August 12, 2016

Anyone unaware of the importance of securing personal data in the high-tech world of the 21st century has either been studying with some yogi in a cave in the Himalayas, living in a shack in the Canadian wilderness or has been lost in the Australian Outback since…well, since, at least, the turn of the century. […]

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PCOMS – A Clinical Measuring Tool

| March 10, 2016

“PCOMS will remain a clinical measuring tool embedded in the complex interpersonal process called psychotherapy” Have you ever wondered how we can tell that therapy works or whether clients are satisfied with their services? Many clinicians and mental health organizations are asked these questions and have few answers about how to show that they are […]

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Average Intake SRS – Great addition for Deliberate Practice!

| December 30, 2015

Scott elaborates on why and how the Average Intake SRS is important. Improving SRS scores are associated with much better outcomes, about 50% better outcomes.

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Before and After the ORS and SRS – A new reporting feature

| December 16, 2015

Overview on ORS and SRS – A new reporting feature Scott explains why we have gotten rid of the feedback messages we used to have in earlier versions, and why the signals have been changed from hands to simple dots. The earlier algorithm was an initial attempt made a decade ago to help therapists understand the […]

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Measuring the Therapeutic Alliance

| June 24, 2015

It is a proven fact that one of the major reasons that clients drop out of therapy is a reported problem with the therapeutic alliance. It is for this reason that alliance is termed  â€œthe soul of therapy” and a “therapist's best friend”. Clearly measuring alliance should be a therapeutic imperative. MyOutcomes® can help with […]

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Face to Face or Remote Counselling? MyOutcomes Client Level Access

| February 27, 2015

Whether face-to-face counselling is the best way to treat patients, or newer, technology enabled techniques like tele-psychiatry or web-based counselling (remote counselling) can work just as well is an ongoing debate. But one thing that can be said without a doubt and substantiated with facts, is that the popularity of telephone and web-based talk therapy […]

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Conducting PCOMS guided Recovery Groups- Closing the Resource Gap in Psychotherapy

| February 5, 2015

Conducting PCOMS guided Recovery Groups model is built on three key concepts: recovery, group therapy, and CDOI therapy. At whichever level of community one wishes to consider, there is a growing demand for mental health services that isn't being matched by an equivalent accessibility to mental health services. This disparity between the need for services […]

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MyOutcomes’ Apt App

| January 29, 2015

“MyOutcomes’ apt app can be easily downloaded onto any number of electronic devices a client might use” It is my recollection that when the first computers began appearing in the business world and the health professions, they were promoted as reducing paperwork and saving time. Of course, they really did neither. Software tended to be […]

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