The Schwartz Outcome Scale (SOS) has the potential to be a useful measure of counseling outcomes.
In our two studies, coefficient alpha reliability values were .93 and .96 (Sutton et al., 2018).
Satisfaction with counseling .63
Likely to return to counseling .56
Spiritual well-being .84
Big 5 measures of
Extraversion (.47) andNeuroticism (emotional stability) .40.
Resource Link: A – Z Test Index
Sutton, G. W., Kelly, H., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Griffin, B. J., & Dinwiddie, C. (2018) Satisfaction with Christian psychotherapy and well-being: Contributions of hope, personality, and spirituality. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 5 (1), 8-24. doi: 10.1037/scp0000145
Young, J.L., Waehler, C. A., Laux, J. M., McDaniel, P.S., & Hilsenroth, M. J. (2003). Four studies extending the utility of the Schwartz Outcome Scale (SOS-10). Journal of Personality Assessment, 80, 130-138. doi:10.1207/s15327752jpa8002-02