Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT)
What is Feed Back Informed Treatment?


FIT is a tool that monitors a client’s progress by using their feedback and active participation to inform their treatment. The approach involves routinely and formally soliciting feedback from clients about: the process of therapy; the working relationship with the clinician; and the client’s overall wellbeing. Click here to read what CND Joanna Price has to say about it.

 FIT tool brings Te Ara Tauwhirotanga to life

The Lakes DHB Mental Health and Addiction Service senior leadership team has supported the implementation of Feedback Informed Treatment( FIT).

FIT is currently being implemented in the Whare Whakaue Inpatient Unit with a plan to eventually roll it out across the whole service. Clinical Nurse Director Joanna Price says this is a crucial development for secondary mental health and addiction services if we are to advance an outcomes culture. Click here for more.

Study on FIT implementation at Lakes DHB


After reviewing the latest real-time data of implementation of Feedback Informed Treatment at Rotorua Te Whare Oranga Tangata o Whakaue, Co-founder Scott Miller said that he would love to do a study with our staff.

Thanks to modern technology 31 staff members were able to connect with Scott, who is based in Chicago USA via Zoom.

Participants were a mix of registered nurses, Consultant Psychiatrist, Te Aka Matua cultural specialist, mental health support workers, occupational therapists and an activity CBT therapist. Click here for more.