Measurement‐based care is at the core of the way we perform assessments and design the plan for our client's treatment. Our work is person-centered, specific, and structured.
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The screening is implemented to see if we may be a good fit for you. Studies indicate that 20 to 57 percent of people in therapy do not return after the initial session (Lambert). Another 37 to 45 percent only attend therapy a total of two times (Schwartz). Our goal is to minimize this early termination. Our clients return to us 90 to 96% of the time.
Source: Lambert, M., J. & Barley, D., E. (2001). Research Summary on the therapeutic relationship and psychotherapy outcome. Psychotherapy, 38, 4, 357-361.
If you would like us to do a diagnostic assessment and create a treatment plan that you can use to do get your process started, then please read the following and let us know.
Step For Creating a Treatment Plan:
You will be given a series of questions and we use the information to create a clear and accurate diagnosis and a treatment plan that fits it. Your therapist will use it as s/he sees fit as you move forward with the process. A 2012 study by Bipolar UK, the Royal College of Physicians, and Bipolar Scotland 706 people surveyed, only 15% received a prompt diagnosis, while 85% experienced diagnostic delay. “Misdiagnosis can happen with any mental health disorder,” says Gabrielle Moss, a writer for Bustle. “[For example], a 2009 meta-analysis of 50,000 patients published in the Lancet found that general practitioners only correctly identified depression in patients in 47.3% of cases.” Meanwhile, a 2008 study by researchers at the Brown University School of Medicine found that 57% of adults diagnosed with bipolar disorder did not meet diagnostic criteria upon more comprehensive diagnostic review. Aside from bipolar disorder and depression, some of the most frequently misdiagnosed mental health disorders include borderline personality disorder, ADHD, PTSD, and anxiety. So, we have created a plan to minimize this: By clarifying diagnosis, measuring progress, pre/post assessments and specific goals; we get a clear picture of the client and the root cause.
Source: Schwartz, Bernard, PhD and Flowers, John, PhD. (2010). How therapists fail: Why too many clients drop out of therapy prematurely. Impact Publishers.