Effective Therapy – We Measure Our Progress at every session!
Science proves that measuring your progress and getting regular feedback from you improves your therapy results significantly – perhaps as much as a 400% improvement compared to therapy without measurement.
To our knowledge, we are the only Couples Counseling Center in Orange County to measure the effectiveness of our work together at every session. Why do we do this? We want your therapy to be as effective as possible!
We measure how well we are doing as your therapists at every session. We do this with two simple 4-question questionnaire measurement scales during each session. They take about a minute to fill out – giving us your objective feedback on how you think your counseling is going.
Your objective feedback allows us to make adjustments in our work in order to improve your results from therapy.
Studies have been conducted that compared this type of regular measurement to traditional therapy where a therapist doesn’t measure progress. The results were astounding.
In one study, couples who were able to give objective feedback on the measurement scales were 4 times more likely to say they were happy at the end of treatment (as compared to those whose therapists did not use the objective questionnaires to gather client feedback.)
But did they stay together? The couples who were asked to give objective feedback with the questionnaire measurement scales had half the separation rate of those who had therapy as usual with no measurement. In other words, they were twice as likely to stay together.
Other studies show that those who responded on the questionnaire scales were double and even three times more likely to improve their relationship significantly.
That is why we use these same measurement scales at The Relationship Center of Orange County. We want to do everything we can to increase your chances of being happier and staying together. To our knowledge, we are the only Couples Counseling Center in Orange County to measure the effectiveness of our work together at every session.