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New Year’s Resolutions for Therapists, Psychologists & Social Workers

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Do new year’s resolutions work? Well no, not really. In the field of mental health, you probably caution your clients not to set unrealistic, overnight expectations. Instead, you probably advise that they make small but distinct and conscious positive lifestyle changes. The same can be true for yourself when looking at your practice management in the dawn of the new ...

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Practice Planning for 2017

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New Year Practice Planning for Psychologists, Social Workers, and Therapists It’s hard to believe that 2016 is drawing to a close. Are you starting to think about 2017? This is a great time to look back at 2016 and consider all of the things that have gone well, and also the areas that could use some improvement. Are there steps ...

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The Value of Practice Management vs. a Caffé Latte

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These days, the price of a cup of coffee can really start to add up. Have you made note of the most recent prices at Starbucks? A caffé latte can easily run you $3 to $5 a day, depending on the size, if it’s a fancy seasonal flavour, and other extras. When you start to think about $3 or more ...

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Managing Stress in your Practice

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We all experience stress, and stress is likely one of the leading topics that you speak about with your clients on a daily basis. With November 2nd being Stress Awareness Day, it’s a good time for us all to reflect on the role that stress plays in not only our clients’ lives, but in our own. Stress Awareness Day was ...

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How to be more Present in your Practice

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If you’re like most therapists, you’re in the habit of discussing mindfulness with your clients—but where does mindfulness fit into your own day-to-day practice management? We can all benefit from being more mindful, and that’s as true of mental health practitioners as it is of clients. How can you become more present and mindful in the context of your busy ...

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