Diskussion:Peakstates-Arbeit nach Grant McFetridge

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Grant McFetridge, Ph.D. Hornby Island, BC Canada Phone: 250-413-3211

Grant primarily teaches Advanced PeakStates, and occasionally Basic PeakStates and Whole-Hearted Healing. "I received my MSEE from Stanford University, and did my doctoral work in psychology at the California Institute for Integral Studies and the University for Integrative Learning. I used to design electronic products and lecture at the California State University at San Luis Obispo before moving to healing work full time. My areas of expertise and interest are in modeling, research, spiritual emergency, and regenerative healing."

'Pay for Results' October 31, 2008; Revision 1.0

Therapists certified by the Institute use a 'pay for results' fee structure in all their psychotherapy work (whether they use Institute techniques or not).

This means that at the beginning of treatment, the client and the therapist first agree on what they intend to accomplish. If the goal is achieved, the client is charged the previously agreed upon amount - if not, there is no fee. In some cases, the Institute pre-sets what the result must be: the addiction technique must fully eliminate cravings, the voices that schizophrenics hear must be completely gone, targeted peak states must have the listed characteristics, and so on. (Note that in some cases, the pay for results' fee system isn't applicable; such as in training situations.)

At the client's first appointment, the certified therapist will give the client an information sheet containing more information on this and other aspects of the therapy.

The Institute is a pioneer in the use of this results-based system in the field of psychotherapy. Although unusual in psychotherapy and medicine, it is standard practice in many other disciplines. We hope that our example will encourage others in the field of psychotherapy to also switch to this performance-based fee structure.

Dr. Grant McFetridge directs the research and development efforts for the Institute for the Study of Peak States. "I did my doctoral work in psychology at the California Institute for Integral Studies and at the University for Integrative Learning. My areas of expertise are in diagnosis, spiritual emergency, and treating unusual problems.

"I use a multi-disciplinary approach in my work - I did my graduate study in electrical engineering at Stanford University, and still occassionally teach electrical engineering at a California state university."