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Redefining “Normal” – Why Video Therapy Is Here to Stay

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Have you put thought into what the phrase “the new normal” really means? Every industry worldwide experienced big changes this past year and a half and many people just want everything to return to “normal.” But here’s the thing: even with vaccinations rolling out and the reopening of businesses, fully going back to the way things were done in pre-pandemic ...

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What Would a More Efficient Practice Look Like?

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Would you say that your private practice is efficient? Every year, big companies spend millions on efficiency experts who determine places where things can be automated, improved, cut back, or eliminated in order to improve overall efficiency and boost the business’s success. Of course, hiring such experts would be cost-prohibitive for smaller businesses such as private practices, right? Well, that ...

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How to Create an Operating Budget for Your Private Practice

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What does your private practice’s budget look like? When mental health professionals start their own practices, many aren’t quite prepared for the enormity of tasks required to run a small business. They’ve spent years training to become therapists, but that doesn’t mean they have the experience needed to efficiently operate their practice! There are so many things they need to ...

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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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Taking Care of Your Own Mental Health, So You Can Be There For Your Clients

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Are you taking care of your mental health? We’re sure you’ve noticed how the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a demand for mental health care like never before. Social isolation, anxiety, loss of income, and a fear of illness have resulted in a mental health pandemic on top of the physical one we’re currently experiencing. Fortunately, with the help of ...

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