Last month, I asked Family Therapy Basics readers and email subscribers to take part in the first annual reader survey. Thank you to those of you who took the survey! Your responses have given me ideas for creating content and resources based on exactly what you need.
I received 175 responses, and here's what you said:
How old are you?
What is your professional discipline?
What is your work setting?
How did you hear about Family Therapy Basics?
What blog topics interest you most?
Are you an email subscriber?
93% of you are email subscribers! Sign up for the newsletter, or the blog (see sidebar), and join in.
How often do you visit the Family Therapy Basics website?
Do you follow Family Therapy Basics (or Ili Walter) on social media? If so, which platforms?
Follow on your favorite platform via these social links:
If so, what additional resources would you like to see available in the library?
- "Anything about practice in psychology"
- "Therapy skills"
- "Child mental health"
- "Supervision resources"
- "Handouts for clients"
- "How to keep clients interested"
- "Reviews of latest research on counseling, couple and family therapy"
- "Items to use with clients or to dig deep into business/personal issue overlap."
- "Skills training"
- "Ideas for groups/group activities"
How has Family Therapy Basics been a helpful resource?
"It's been so helpful to hear from you and the tips you've used and found to be helpful for clients as well as ourselves."
"I am from a traditional Pakistani background and need to teach my community better ways to deal and understand problems within our family systems. Your blog help me a lot and many of my community members. Thanks."
"Excellent self-help and therapy tools are offered with professional expertise."
"It has helped me learn from others, as well as given me a different perspective on some things."
"Tools to use with clients"
"The email subscription"
"Good food for thought, resources."
"Interesting and informative......."
"Ideas and insight to share with staff I supervise."
"Therapy skills and business ideas"
"Providing valuable information and resources"
"Therapy ideas and tips for self care".
"Validation and conceptualization of therapy practices."
"I'm realizing as I do this survey that I could use it more than I do. I've enjoyed the resource library the most."
What would you like to see Family Therapy Basics offer in the future?
"Useful, practical guidelines and resources."
"Therapeutic techniques, interventions, and evidence-based practices."
"You're doing a great job already!"
"More of what you have been doing."
Topics recommended: "self-care," "therapy skills and self-governance," "skills for patients," "facilitating groups," "experiential techniques," "agency application of systemic supervision," "supervision via Skype,"
"Work life balance. Suggestions for structuring the work day."
Let me know in the comments below:
- What are your thoughts on these results? Any surprises, or questions?
- Do you have anything to add? If so, comment below.