BT18 Great Conversation 06 - Training Therapist to Work with Anxiety and Depression - Stephen Gilligan, PhD and Scott Miller, PhD
Therapists need theoretical and technical constructs, including those that are empirically based. Therapists need to understand how to create a comprehensive treatment plan.
BT18 Topical Interaction 10 - Feedback Informed Treatment: Improving Outcomes One Person at a Time - Scott Miller, PhD
Available evidence indicates that the effectiveness of psychotherapy has not improved despite 100 years of theorizing and research. What would help? Not learning a new model of therapy or the “latest” so-called “evidence-based” treatment approach. A simple, valid, and reliable alternative exists for maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of treatment based on using ongoing feedback to empirically tailor services to the individual client needs and characteristics. Research from multiple randomized clinical trials documents that this simple, transtheoretical approach as much as doubles the effectiveness of treatment while simultaneously reducing costs, drop-out rates and deterioration. At this "Topical Interaction," participants will have a chance to address any practical issues, questions or challenges associated with incorporating outcome and alliance measures int