Better Outcomes Now Blog

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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3 Ways to Build Leadership Credibility

Are you running at the “speed of trust"? This concept, developed by management guru Stephen Covey, holds that the faster, and more effectively, you build trust, the better your results will be in...

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5 Challenges Therapists Face

No one enters the mental health field expecting it to be easy. It is often difficult work, and just as often, tremendously rewarding. Being aware of the most significant challenges can help you take...

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