Quality in Therapy
A slowly growing assortment of ideas,
links, tools, and references for providing high-quality therapy
Check out the AOD-Collaborative
aod-collab is now open for subscription and
See Brett Brasher's article:
Reasoning for Difficult Clients: Motivational Interviewing"
"A MESSAGE FROM THE OTHER END OF THE TUNNEL:
Reflections on Hope"
A message for survivors of abuse, by Yvonne M. Dolan, M.S.
Selected items by Lynn Johnson, Ph.D.
Session Rating Client Satisfaction feedback tool (freeware or
Helping the Involuntary Client
Working effectively with court-referred clients
Ways of Listening (most browsers) (text-only version) Useful handout for
couples, therapists, conflict resolution.
Marriage Busters--4 Patterns that can Kill Love
Applies elements of John Gottman's work with couples.
Recovery Scale by Yvonne Dolan, M.S., and Lynn Johnson, Ph.D.
Order Lynn Johnson's "Psychotherapy in
the Age of Accountability" (1995: W.W.Norton).
Dr. Johnson quoted in Practice Strategies' brief article Providers say
they measure outcomes for themselves, not MCOs
From Terry Shuart: View(HTML) or download Terry's handout
regarding the Miracle Question, in zipped MS-Word
format or zipped "Powerpoint" form (you
may need to press the "shift" key on your keyboard as you click on the
link, if your browser doesn't know what to do with .zip files).
Fletcher : Download his "Pictograms"-- As
discussed in SFT-L !!
Available in your choice of two
flavours (both postcard-ware).
mfimg-ppt.zip, compressed PowerPoint format
(393884 bytes), and
uncompressed PowerPoint format (with 9% more foam, at 430592 bytes).
(If your browser starts displaying junk after clicking on the link,
stop the page load and try again, this time pressing the "shift" key on
your keyboard as you click on the link).
Better Early Than Fancy:
Richard's "Pretty Much Ready for Prime-Time"
Generic reframe for Adjustment Problems at
Focused Therapy Bibliography
Using Assessment as a Strategic
Links to SFT-related sites
Solution Focused Therapy
Associated with the SFT-L mailing list; contains subscription
info and searchable
Ben Furman's homepage (in
Finnish & English) with links to ReTeaming materials--Applying
solution-orientation to organizations.
Christina Haxton's new website for the Aspen Center for
Marriage & Family
European Brief Therapy Association
Among other things, contains updated list on outcome research on SFBT
Therapeutically with Self and System"homepage. Contains many articles
and links of interest, particularly text of a Heinz von Forster interview.
Managed Behavioral Health Care
Browse or search the
MBHC mailing list archives.
(Untested link--maelstrom was down
when I added this)
Information Management A very interesting approach to marketing
information services. Contains online demo of the BASIS-32,
developed by Sue Eisen, Ph.D.
The Maine Rural Health Research Center has available for download
"Best Practices in Rural
Medicaid Managed Mental Health" among other offerings.
PsychLink: A variety of resources
related to practice in a Managed Care environment.
Psychotherapy Finances: Useful
ideas within or without Managed Care. Look under "Reader Services" for
"OPEN MINDS, The
Behavioral Health Industry Analyst." No longer offering a large
collection of articles online, still a source of useful links and
ideas. View their most
recent available article.
"National Health Data Systems, Inc" makes
the following promise: "We offer the most practical, elegant
solution available anywhere for improving the quality of patient care and
rewarding those responsible for delivering and managing that care!"
Judge for yourself, and bring your own NaCl.
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