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Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT): Improving the Outcome of Psychotherapy One Person At a Time

About the Course

This article examines the “great debate” regarding ways to improve quality and outcome of psychotherapy (Wampold, 2001). The authors, present an approach that, regardless of clinical orientation or therapeutic technique, there are certain unique critical factors within the working relationship which distinguish high-performing psychotherapists from those characterized as average therapists. Methods for examining and implementing these critical factors and methods are presented in this article.

This course is based on the article, Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT): Improving the Outcome of Psychotherapy One Person at a Time created by Scott D. Miller, Ph.D. et al. in 2016.

Publication Date:

June, 2016

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Scott D. Miller

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 the author of numerous books and articles.

Mark A. Hubble

Mark Hubble, Ph.D., is a cofounder of the Institute for the Study of Therapeutic Change. He has co-authored and edited numerous professional articles and books, including The Heart and Soul of Change: What Works in Therapy; Escape from Babel; Psychotherapy with Impossible Cases; and The Heroic Client. Recently, Hubble co-released a self-help book, Staying on Top and Keeping the Sand Out of Your Pants: A Surfer's Guide to the Good Life.

Jason Seidel

Dr. Seidel completed advanced trauma therapy training at the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute in Boulder, Colorado. He is a past associate (2005-2007) of the Institute for the Study of Therapeutic Change; and has consulted for psychjourney.com, psychinsider.com, and goodtherapy.org. He has been in private practice since 1998.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This content is at a beginning level.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Examine critical factors which distinguish high-performing psychotherapists.
  2. Identify universal factors in determining efficacy of psychotherapy.
  3. Provide a practical framework to support clinicians' professional growth toward continuous improvement of therapeutic practice.

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Course Number 102723
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