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Business Advice for Therapists

How to Launch Your Private Practice

Launching a private practice can be like drinking water from a fire hose. You know what needs to be done, sort of, but until you get started you don't really FEEL the gravity of what you are doing. So if you are thinking about launching or recently have, here are some quick tips to help you manage it all. 

Clarity goes a long way. Be clear on your "why" of owning a private practice....

Business Advice for Therapists

Who supports you?

Let me be the first to tell you , when you do everything yourself, it's also a perfect recipe for burnout.
1. A friend who has been there - someone who knows you, who loves you and has built a business too. They get it and they understand where you are coming from. This is the person you can whine too but also get some great encouragement and...

Business Advice for Therapists

Should you start a private practice?

It all starts with an idea, a thought, a tiny peek into a vision of what life could look like if you weren't showing up for the 9-5 day job. But is the idea or desire to start a private practice the right next thing for you?
1. Do want to own a business? This means, beyond providing excellent services to your clients, you are interested in doing...

Business Advice for Therapists

Your Private Practice Challenge for 2017

A new year, a new focus, and a new opportunity to get your private practice business on track. 

There are many components to getting your private practice solid - business planning, financial planning, marketing planning and skill building. It can feel like a juggling act. That's why we want to take you through some key components of your business and look at how each impacts the therapeutic relationship as well. 

When approaching your business, it's good to...