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Running a Private Practice *Is* Running a Small Business – What You Need to Know

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When you thought of becoming a therapist, did you also think about becoming a small business owner? Some people spend years training to become therapists, dreaming of opening their own practice. However, all of their training doesn’t necessarily mean that they’ll have what they need to run a successful small business—and that’s exactly what a private mental health practice actually ...

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Staying Compliant with Owl

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Do you worry about your clients’ privacy? Of course you do! Here at Owl Practice, we take compliance and privacy very seriously. When we were building our practice management solution, we spoke with mental health professionals across the country to determine how best to provide them with effective levels of security and compliance. As a result, digital compliance is built ...

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How Often Do Your Clients Miss Sessions? Reducing Missed Sessions

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How many missed sessions have you had so far this year? There are few things more frustrating for those in private practice than having a client miss a session, especially when they don’t have an acceptable excuse. Every time a client misses a session, it costs you time and revenue. Fortunately, there are ways you can help your clients remember ...

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Private Practice Fact Sheet | COVID-19 Edition

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How has COVID-19 impacted your private practice? It’s hard to believe that we’ve been living under pandemic conditions for over a year. During the early days of the pandemic, Canadian private practices had to shut their doors, exacerbating the mental health emergency that accompanied the public health emergency of COVID-19. Fortunately, mental health professionals across the country adapted fast, offering ...

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Tax Season for Therapists

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With tax season coming up quickly, are you ready? Doing your taxes—both your personal taxes and those of your private practice—can make for a stressful time. Maybe it’s being presented with a deadline, worrying about money, or just having to do “math”, but most people find doing their taxes to be an overwhelming experience. The key to getting your taxes ...

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