Did you know that asking your clients for negative feedback and tracking their outcomes are statistically proven ingredients for clinical excellence?
Australia Counselling spoke to Scott Miller PhD about how outcome-focused psychotherapy can help clinicians become better therapists.
In this 30-minute interview Scott discusses:
- What the research says about how effective psychotherapy really is
- What is considered clinical excellence in the field of psychotherapy
- Whether the type of therapy treatment or approach you use makes a difference in client outcomes
- What therapists can do to improve their outcomes
- The benefits of therapists tracking their outcomes
- What therapists using a outcome-focused approach need to be prepared for with their clients
- How to introduce the measurement tools to clients so that they are receptive to them
Links and resources mentioned in this podcast
- An Investigation of Self-Assessment Bias in Mental Health Providers
- Free Performance Metrics from Scott Miller- Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) and Session Rating Scale (SRS)
- Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT)
- My Outcomes
- Supershrinks: What is the Secret of Their Success?
- The Center for Clinical Excellence
- Australia Counselling membership – Join Australia Counselling to promote your private practice
About the presenter:
Scott D. Miller, Ph.D. is the founder of the International Center for Clinical Excellence an international consortium of clinicians, researchers, and educators dedicated to promoting excellence in behavioral health services. Dr. Miller conducts workshops and training in the United States and abroad, helping hundreds of agencies and organizations, both public and private, to achieve superior results. He is one of a handful of “invited faculty” whose work, thinking, and research is featured at the prestigious “Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference.” He is also the author of numerous books including The Heart and Soul of Change and The Heroic Client: A Revolutionary Way to Improve Effectiveness through Client-Directed, Outcome-Informed Therapy. Read more at his website www.scottdmiller.com
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