Chapter 4. An overview of outcome and change measures

[Introduction to “Outcome Measures and Evaluation in Counselling and Psychotherapy”, created 20/5/21, work in progress until book launch. Do not make use of anything you find here until this warning disappears after the launch.]

Headings

  • CATEGORIES OF MEASURES
    • Measures aligned with therapy modalities
    • Measures aligned with particular client groups
    • Measures by focus
    • Quality of life measures
    • Proxy measures
  • EXAMPLES OF MEASURES
    • A general measure: the CORE-OM and its short forms and scoring
    • A specific measure: Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ)
    • Very short measures: Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and General Anxiety Disorder 7 (GAD-7)
    • A mixed-methods measure: PSYCHLOPS
  • WHAT DO THESE EXAMPLES TELL US ABOUT MEASURES?
  • THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE AND PROCESS MEASURES
  • PRACTICALITIES