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  • 1. Intelligently Connecting Individuals with Mental Health Professionals Increasing Value For Your Directory Members
  • 2. The Unproductive Therapeutic Process Clients Who Choose an Incompatible Therapist Unknowingly Create and Prolong Unnecessary Pain and Suffering : No Informed Reference For ‘Fit’ = Low Probability of Great Therapeutic Results
  • 3. Why IPI Works “… Arguably the most important common factor to therapy outcome is the therapeutic alliance” - Michael E. Thase, MD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Matching clients and therapists based on the probability that they will enjoy natural rapport and trust, leading to a therapeutic alliance
  • 4. The Interpersonal Intelligence Solution
    • Unique web based matching technology increases the probability of successful therapeutic outcomes
      • “ Therapy Directory 2.0”
      • Match based on personality, location and therapeutic concern
    • Proven benefits include:
      • Increased natural + immediate client-therapist rapport and trust
      • Improved likelihood of mutual satisfaction and successful therapeutic results
      • Improved quality of therapy for both clients and therapists
      • Simplifies and accelerates the process of finding a trusted advisor while saving everyone time and effort
  • 5. Applying Intelligent Matching Model to Health Care
    • Current models that use ‘intelligent matching’
  • 6. How it Works - The Interpersonal Intelligence Solution Matching Algorithm “ My Matches”: #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 Therapist-Seeker Directory Members
  • 7. Comprehensive Matching Algorithm
    • Matching Criteria
      • Based on 23 criteria which, when matched, promote immediate, natural rapport.
      • Personality Match
        • Based on the theories of Neuro-linguistic Programming, Myers Briggs, Gestalt and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
      • Location Match
      • Therapeutic Issue Match
    My Matches page from MyTherapistMatch.com
  • 8. Tracking and Feedback System
    • Directory owner and members can track # of matches, website referrals, phone referrals and emails
    • Automated follow up survey system collects qualitative information about matches from both clients’ & therapists’ perspective.
    • Feedback data is used to improve the questions, algorithm and the quality of matches
  • 9. Initial Success Metrics from www.MyTherapistMatch.com
    • Therapists noted that matched clients they saw had:
      • Greater commitment to achieve results
      • Greater likelihood for self responsibility
      • Greater likelihood of self revelation
      • Greater therapeutic alliance
      • More natural or spontaneous rapport
      • More motivation
      • Greater comfort
      • Greater cooperation
    • 91% of clients rated the quality of initial matches as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’
    • 85% of clients who contacted or went to see a matched therapist said that the therapist was a good match for them.
    • Over 35,000 matches to date