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The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between alliance measures and improvement on the outcome measure for clients in longer term treatment (six to 20 sessions). This is the second of a two part series. The first article (Mahon et al., 2021) explored the relationship between alliance scores and improvement on the […]

The therapeutic alliance (Bordin, 1979) remains one of the most studied constructs in psychotherapy outcome research (Norcross & Lambert, 2019), and is a robust predictor of client outcome (Flückiger et al., 2018; 2020; Wampold & Imel, 2015). It has been established that therapists vary in their ability to build and maintain an effective alliance, which […]

Social media has become a driving factor in today’s society. It can create and maintain business and social relationships. Of the many social media platforms, Instagram has become a major resource for those using it to follow and share photos for friends and family. It has even become a platform for people to launch their […]

Abstract Aim This paper presents analyses of outcome data for 615 clinicians treating 107,194 patients over a three-year period to determine if clinicians’ mean effect sizes increased over time. Method A standardized measure client global distress was used to measure patient improvement over the course of therapy. Improvement is reported in a statistic known as […]

Abstract Aim This paper presents results of a five-year project to implement measurement and feedback processes, also referred to as feedback informed treatment, within seven agencies providing school-based mental health services to K-12 students. The purpose was to monitor rates of improvement on a measure of global distress over time. Method A standardized measure of […]

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Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of telehealth - including an increase in the use of telehealth across state lines. Drs. Winkelman and Vivino explain the rules for providing interstate care and provide a framework for deciding how to handle situations when either the patient […]

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May 23, 2021

Sexual violence, defined by sexual harassment and sexual assault, are overly pertinent in today’s society. Harassment and assault are prevalent in all genders, but more so in those who identify as women. Sexual harassment or assault sadly take place everywhere, such as school or work environments. Although prominent, these incidents are still severely underreported. Few […]

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May 9, 2021

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common progressive, chronic, life-threatening genetic disorder. However, it is still rare. There are around 30,000 cases diagnosed in the United States (Ernst et al., 2011; Kerem et al., 2005). There is no known cure for CF, however, it is common for patients with CF to live into their 30’s. […]

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Apr 25, 2021

Stockholm Syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where a positive bond between the hostage(s) and the captor occurs. This bond may seem irrational due to the severity of the situation being endured by the hostage(s) (De Fabrique, Romano, et al., 2007; Namnyak et al., 2008; Obeid & Hallit, 2018). Stockholm Syndrome is difficult for experts to […]

Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder (DPDD) is identified as a dissociative disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Revision (DSM-5) and a neurotic disorder in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). Although a consistent definition has been accepted by the psychology community since the late 1800’s, the disorder is still misunderstood and […]