Tools and Measures
The Goals Form is a simple, personalised tool that can be used to set and monitor goals in counselling and psychotherapy.
A video demonstrating therapeutic work with the Goals Form can be found here
The Cooper-Norcross Inventory of Preferences (C-NIP)
The C-NIP is a brief measure for use at assessment and review sessions to facilitate a discussion about the client’s preferences for counselling and psychotherapy. The form can be downloaded below, or an online version of the tool (with automatic scoring) can be completed.
Therapy Pluralism Inventory
The Therapy Pluralism Inventory is a brief questionnaire for assessing the extent to which a practitioner endorses a pluralistic philosophy, and practices in a pluralistic way. Read more about the TPI
Timeline maps are a way of helping clients to map out their histories, and can be used at the beginning of pluralistic therapy to develop a deeper and more coherent understanding of the client’s life.
Associated Tools and Measures
Click here for a systematic review of goal measures for counselling and psychotherapy.
Goal-based outcomes An easy to use goals form for use with children and young people.
Personal Project Analysis A goal elicitation and analysis method developed by Brian Little within the psychological field.
Better Outcomes Now A feedback system developed by Barry Duncan to monitor outcomes and processes in therapy. Costs apply.
Pragmatic Tracker A comprehensive, accessible, and user-friendly cloud based outcome tracking tool. Costs apply.
Working Alliance Inventory Information on how to access and download the most widely used therapeutic relationship measure.
Alliance Negotiation Scale Research paper reporting the development of a process measure that specific assesses the degree of counsellor–client negotiation and openness.