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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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Access Industry Leading Security for Your Private Practice

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Do you lock the doors of your private practice every night when you head home? We bet you do! Believe it or not, some private practices don’t take the same precautions when it comes to the digital side of things. By having insecure passwords, using poor encryption, and by lacking data backup, they’re essentially leaving their digital door wide open. ...

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