Cover all the basics of starting a private therapy practice. These steps can be worked on before you ever leave your current place of employment. This is the time to dream and prepare.
- Private Practice Vision
- Basic Marketing Plan
- Find Office Space
- Make Your Business Official
As a savvy businessperson, you will want the most efficient use of your time in terms of the money you make. In other words, you want to spend more time providing services where you get paid than on the systems you use to track your money. Get accounting in order.
- Fee-for-Service or Insurance Paneling
- Liability Insurance
Set Up Systems
Owning your own private practice involves clear and relevant record keeping with forms and policies that are easily accessible to clients. Think efficiency.
- Record Keeping
- Forms and Policies
- Communication Practices
Now that you’ve succeeded in establishing the nuts and bolts of a practice, you will want to make sure your practice is sustainable. Think long term.
- Tracking and Thanking Referrals
- Ongoing Clinical Consultation
- Self-Care Plan