What is PM?

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Psychotherapy Works

Smith, M. L., Glass, G. V., & Miller, T. I. (1980). The benefits of psychotherapy. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Problems Exist: Failure to respond and Deterioration rates

Hansen, N., Lambert, M., & Forman, E. (2002). The psychotherapy dose-response effect and its implications for treatment delivery services. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 9(3), 329-343. 

Therapists are poor at recognizing Client Deterioration 

Hannan, C., Lambert, M. J., Harmon, C., Nielsen, S. L., Smart, D. W., Shimokawa, K., & Sutton, S. W. (2005). A lab test and algorithms for identifying clients at risk for treatment failure. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61(2).

Walfish, S., McAlister, B., O’Donnell, P.,& Lambert, M. J. (2012). An investigation of self-assessment bias in mental health providers. Psychological Reports, 110(2), 1-6.

PM CAN Privilege the voice of the client

Duncan, B. L., & Reese, R. J. (2015). The partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) Revisiting the client’s frame of reference. Psychotherapy, 54(4), 391-401.PM can be used in and Improves supervision

PM Can Help clinicians identify the clients they work best with

Kraus, D. R., Castonguay, L., Boswell, J. F., Nordberg, S. S., & Hayes, J. A. (2011). Therapist effectiveness: Implications for accountability and patient care. Psychotherapy Research, 21, 3, 267-276

PM can be used in and improve supervision 

Lambert, M. J. (2015). Progress feedback and the OQ-System: The past and the future. Psychotherapy, 52(4), 381-390. 

Reese, R. J., Usher, E. L., Bowman, D. C., Norsworthy, L. A., Halstead, J. L., Rowlands, S. R., & Chisholm, R. R. (2009). Using client feedback in psychotherapy training: An analysis of its influence on supervision and counselor self-efficacy. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 3(3), 157-168.

PM CAn Facilitate Professional Development 

Goldberg, S. B., Rousmaniere, T., Whipple, J. L., Nielsen, S. L., Hoyt, W. T., & Wampold, B. (2015). Do psychotherapists improve with time and experience? A longitudinal analysis of real world outcome data. Journal of Counselling Psychology, 63(1), 1-11. 

Miller, S. D., Hubble, M. A., Chow, D. L., & Seidel, J. A. (2013). The outcome of psychotherapy: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Psychotherapy, 50(1), 88–97.