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Struggling to administer the ORS and SRS in remote sessions?

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?

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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Administering the ORS and SRS to Patients Electronically

Administering the ORS and SRS to Patients Electronically

| May 5, 2020

MyOutcomes Mobile is here to help you track and improve client outcomes, anytime, anywhere! MyOutcomes, the first web-based version of the Outcome and Session Rating Scales (ORS & SRS), was launched in 2007 as a simple routine outcome monitoring system. Popularized due to the broad application of the ultra-brief, progress and alliance monitoring tools, today […]

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ORS & SRS Telehealth Support

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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Telehealth options for Feedback-Informed Practitioners

Telehealth options for Feedback-Informed Practitioners

| March 19, 2020

  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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Simple Elegance, Not Simple-mindedness

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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MyOutcomes Bells and Whistles

MyOutcomes Bells and Whistles

| January 10, 2020

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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PCOMS Therapist Survey

PCOMS Therapist Survey

| April 1, 2016

Examining the Influence of Feedback Orientation and Feedback Environment on Clinician Processing of Feedback from Client Outcome Measures. Dear Readers of the Effective Therapist Blog, My name is Logan Rife and I am a doctoral candidate in the Collaborative Program in Counseling Psychology at The University of Akron. As a student, my use of the […]

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PCOMS – A Clinical Measuring Tool

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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Can a wheel draw in more clients? – Therapist Marketing Tip #1

Can a wheel draw in more clients? – Therapist Marketing Tip #1

| February 10, 2016

Drew McLellan wrote an excellent article called “Build your digital footprint in a hub and spoke model”. He suggests that every business needs a hub that all their online and offline content point back to. He explains how using a hub/spoke model will increase your visibility on the web. Studies show over 70% of people […]

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