Providing feedback to psychotherapists on their patients' progress: clinical results and practice suggestions.

@article{Lambert2005ProvidingFT,
  title={Providing feedback to psychotherapists on their patients' progress: clinical results and practice suggestions.},
  author={Michael J. Lambert and Cory Harmon and Karstin Slade and Jason L. Whipple and Eric J. Hawkins},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={165-74}
}
We describe and illustrate our system to measure, monitor, and feed back information about patient treatment. This clinical innovation relies on research-based clinical decision tools that provide psychotherapists with timely warnings when a patient's deviation from an expected treatment response foretells possible treatment failure. We summarize the results of four controlled studies using this methodology; the collective results suggest that measuring, monitoring, and predicting treatment… CONTINUE READING