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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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Private Practice Trends in 2021: Video Therapy

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Have you tried a video therapy session yet? Due to the pandemic, working from home has become the only way that many people can do their jobs. With that shift came the rise of teleconferencing apps. These apps helped remote employees work together and opened the door for virtual appointments with doctors and other health care professionals. Once the first ...

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What 2020 Has Taught Us About Running a Virtual Private Practice

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Do you run your private practice differently today than you did at the beginning of the year? From shutdowns to masks to social distancing restrictions, everyone needed to make some big changes in 2020. Thanks to the pandemic, small businesses like private mental health practices were forced to close their doors early in the year, and it took a lot ...

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