RSSCategory: Therapy effectiveness

How Should We Be Training the Next Generation of Therapists?

| December 11, 2020

“We treat people, not disorders.” This is my favourite quote from the live Q&A section of #EPT2020 Great Conversations, A Bolder Model: How Should We Be Training the Next Generation of Therapists? with William R. Miller, PhD and Scott D. Miller, PhD. The question was “How can we shift therapist training from a pathology/diagnosis oriented model, […]

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Five minutes of gold from Don Meichenbaum on the treatment of Grief and Suicidality

| December 10, 2020

Yesterday was the first full day of the Evolution of Psychotherapy virtual experience. We had some great people stop by our virtual booth and join us in the live portal but the highlight of my day was Don Meichenbaum. I am very found of this warm and wonderful human being. He is a devoted clinical […]

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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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Better Results: Using Deliberate Practice to Improve Therapeutic Effectiveness

| May 26, 2020

It’s been a long time now since Michael Lambert first said, “Let’s just measure them. Let’s find out. Who cares what model you use? Let’s make sure that the client is engaged by it and that it’s helping them.” At the time that was,…and for many still is, a revolutionary concept. More than 20 years later, […]

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Feedback-Informed Treatment in the Time of Corona

| May 15, 2020

The Better Results with Scott D. Miller Live Meet Up was held yesterday. Feedback-Informed Practitioners, from around the world, joined in to listen and participate in a discussion about Feedback-Informed Treatment and FIT Deliberate Practice. FIT Trainer and MyOutcomes Executive Director, Cindy Hansen was the host and moderator for this event. Scott D. Miller is […]

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FIT eLearning 2020 Innovations

| April 30, 2020

As many MyOutcomes users already know, we offer FIT eLearning, either as a standalone product or integrated into their MyOutcomes account. This is a self-paced, 12-lesson training course taught by Dr. Scott Miller. An accredited program with quizzes and exams, it teaches the feedback-informed model of treatment to therapists. Successful completion can contribute 12 CEUs […]

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Who’s in Lockdown?

| April 20, 2020

Scott Miller is still locked down in Chicago. Are you sheltering in place? Feeling Locked down? A few weeks ago Scott was asked in a group chat if he could offer some kind of live support, now that his workshop and training events have for now all been postponed or cancelled. Since he can’t come […]

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Ethics and Effectiveness in the Age of Social Distancing

| April 10, 2020

At a time when the need for your help is greater than ever, and you are already dealing with all the adjustments in your own life, the demand to switch to a phone or web based therapy setting can feel overwhelming. Dedicated FIT practitioners everywhere are questioning how to safely and responsibly work with clients, now […]

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Better Results…with Scott D. Miller

| March 15, 2020

  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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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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