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 of...

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The 2019 PCOMS Training of Trainers Conference

The 2019 Training of Trainers Conference (TOT) 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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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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What the VA’s Recent National Suicide Data Report Reveals

Have you or a loved one ever served in the military? It’s a simple question, and yet this quick, pre-screening measure can have significant impact on client retention and outcomes. Why is this such a...

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Why Some People Mistakenly Think They’re Smart

Do you think you are the best? Whether it’s teaching, singing, drawing, writing, competing in a sport, or conducting psychotherapy, a healthy dose of confidence is a must! But there is a...

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Clients Who Made Me Better: Early Lessons

A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need. — Edwin Markham

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How to Avoid Therapist Burnout

No one -- no one -- has a bottomless well of empathy or emotional resources. When your professional life is dedicated to helping clients address significant challenges, trauma, victimization,...

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