Better Outcomes Now Blog

Becoming a Master Therapist: Part 4

Recent research suggests that therapists who track their outcomes—who monitor their data—get better outcomes.“Love your data” has never been more relevant.

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Becoming a Master Therapist: Part 3 - Focus

  It is much easier to meander across a myriad of worthwhile topics and legitimate concerns and not connect the conversation to what the client can do between sessions to improve his or her quality...

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The 2019 PCOMS Training of Trainers Conference

  The 2019 Training of Trainers Conference conducted February 4-7 in warm and sunny West Palm Beach was a resounding success. Twenty behavioral health professionals, from front line clinicians to...

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Better Outcomes Now Releases New and Improved Psychotherapy Outcome Measurement App

Better Outcomes Now, the psychotherapy outcome measurement app of the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS), is now available in version 3.0. The app’s new release enhances the user...

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PCOMS Supervision Process Puts Clients First

Our training provides us with signs that clients are improving. Some of us also rely on our experience, having seen similar cases in the past, to gauge improvement. And, as scientists, we know that...

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What Are the Benefits of Outcome Measurement in Psychotherapy?

In my 39+ years and more than 17,000 hours of client experience, I’ve thought a lot about assessments and results. Throughout the years, as I saw more clients, some of the same questions kept popping...

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Becoming a Master Therapist: Part 2

The alliance is the therapy.

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Becoming a Master Therapist: Part 1

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. —Maria Robinson

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The Treasure Chest

A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid. —J. R. R. Tolkien

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Clients Who Made Me Better: Relearning the Value of Uncertainty

While proponents of different models would like you to think otherwise, the truth of the matter is that we don’t know ahead of time what psychotherapy model or technique will be helpful for the...

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