C.R.E.A.T.E. Outcomes® Model

The C.R.E.A.T.E. Outcomes® Model is at the heart of everything Family Guiding does.  The Model utilizes psychodynamic concepts to help understand why an issue may be occurring and also informs behavioral interventions such as positive reinforcement, relaxation training, mindfulness and coping skills.

C.R.E.A.T.E. is an easy to remember acronym that reminds people of all the components that are necessary for growth: Collaboration, Recognition, Equipping with skills, Acknowledgement, Tracking, and Evaluation.



  • Collaboration is the heart and soul of every effective relationship and is necessary to clarify a Destination meaningful to the individual.
  • Recognize the ways that the individual is already successful in achieving their goals.
  • Equip with the individual with tools to overcome Roadblocks and reach individualized Landmarks.
  • Acknowledge when the individual is demonstrating new skills and making progress toward their goals.
  • Track by systematically recording information about the individual’s goals and growth.
  • Evaluate progress consistently over time to ensure the best outcomes.

The C.R.E.A.T.E. Outcomes® Model is used to help people achieve personal, relational, and professional goals and improve emotional health and wellness.  Family Guiding uses industry-leading technology to translate empirical research into everyday tools that anyone can use.