Better Outcomes Now Blog

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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Clients Who Made Me Better: Later Lessons

They say that breaking up is hard to do. — Neil Sedaka

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Dr. Brian DeSantis Retires

Few there are that will endure a true friend. — Henry George Bohn

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How to Measure Progress in Counseling

Feedback informed therapy empowers clients to find their voices and take ownership in the therapeutic process. It has been proven that feedback informed therapy reduces dropout rates and improves...

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Engaging Reluctant Clients in Therapy

Despite our best efforts, some clients are reluctant to engage in the therapeutic process. Just as the reasons for pursuing psychological therapy are varied, so, too, are the reasons individuals are...

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The Difference Between Client Centered Therapy and PCOMS

Client centered therapy is an approach developed by renowned psychologist Carl Rogers. He believed that individuals hold their own unique views of their world and that their abilities to manage those...

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Clients Who Made Me Better: Early Lessons 6

Uncertainty allows for the “not-yet-said,” the “aha moments,” and all the spontaneous ideas, connections, conclusions, plans, insights, resolves, and new identities that emerge when you put two or...

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Clinical Supervision: Tips for Therapist Onboarding

When you are in a clinical supervision role, you want therapists under your “watch” to feel not only competent when they receive licensure; you want them to feel confident in their abilities. To...

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Clients Who Made Me Better: Early Lessons 5

I always tell the truth. Even when I lie. — Tony Montana (Scarface) 

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Clients Who Made Me Better: Early Lessons 4

The alliance is the therapy.

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