Barry Duncan

Author, Psychologist
Barry L. Duncan, Psy.D. is a therapist, trainer, and researcher with over 17,000 hours of clinical experience.

He is Director of the Heart and Soul of Change Project (heartandsoulofchange.com) CEO of Better Outcomes Now (betteroutcomesnow.com), and the developer of the clinical process of the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (pcoms.com), a SAMHSA designated evidence based practice. He has over one hundred publications, including 17 books addressing client feedback, consumer rights, and the power of relationship and the common factors.

Barry L. Duncan, Psy.D. is a therapist, trainer, and researcher with over 17,000 hours of clinical experience.


Because of his self-help books (the latest is What’s Right With You), he has appeared on “Oprah,” and several other national TV programs. His latest book, On Becoming a Better Therapist: Evidence Based Practice One Client at a Time (2nd ed., APA, 2014) is an all in one resource for PCOMS practice and implementation.

Barry travels nationally and internationally implementing PCOMS in small and large systems of behavioral health care. As a result of these consultations, in combination with the nationally recognized NREPP listing, PCOMS is used in all fifty states and in 20 countries.