The practice of your dreams...can be your reality.
Personalized guidance from your team of practice consultants that empowers you to make ethical business choices
aligned with your goals, values, and lifestyle.
Why Become a Member?
Personal guidance from your team of consultants, internationally recognized for their expertise in practice building for mental health professionals
Free private consultation included in your membership: 30 minutes per year for monthly members, 60 minutes for annual members
Reduced rates for one-on-one consultation calls with one of our practice partners
TPI Answer Desk -- Answers to your practice-related questions via email - no charge, as often as you need
Forms library with templates for informed consent, HIPAA privacy practice, release of information, Good Faith Estimate, and much more
Monthly Q&A Drop-In Groups focused on what it takes to run an ethically responsible and sustainable practice
Monthly Q&A Drop-In Group focused on marketing your practice
Monthly Q&A Drop-In Group focused on clinical and business decisions
Access to your closed Facebook group where your team of consultant psychologists post tips and tricks, answer questions, and engage you in lively discussion
APA-approved CE programs on the business of practice, with free CE credits
Priority access to registration for TPI sponsored events
Member discounts on TPI Press books and materials
Member discounts on Consultation Intensives - in-depth consultations for your practice
Who Are We?
Jeff Zimmerman, PhD, ABPP
With over 40 years of professional experience, Jeff has been in independent practice virtually his entire career. He began in solo practice, and was a founding and managing partner in a group practice that grew to 7 offices and 20 professional staff.
Pauline Wallen, PhD
Pauline is a technology enthusiast and psychologist in private practice in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. She teaches and coaches other mental health professionals to earn a good living while doing what they love.
Lauren Behrman, PhD
Lauren is a licensed psychologist who has been solely in independent practice in New York City and Westchester. Lauren brings over 30 years of postdoctoral experience to The Practice Institute as a clinician, independent practitioner and mother of 3.
J. Oni Dakhari, PsyD
Oni is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and Delaware. She specializes in pediatric and clinical psychology, serving the needs of children and adolescents, including those with developmental delays, chronic illness and complex medical conditions.
Amy Ellis, PhD
Amy has established a unique career, combining private practice, community-based mental health services, and academic teaching/supervision. Her clinical work focuses on treating trauma, eating disorders, and personality disorders, with particular interest in trauma-informed affirmative care for the LGBTQ+ community.
Roy Goodyear, PhD
Rod is Emeritus Professor of Counseling Psychology, University of Southern California and Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Redlands. He was the 2015 President of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy.
Steve Walfish, PhD (1953-2016)
Steve was a psychologist in independent practice in Atlanta. He brought a wealth of experience to The Practice Institute as a clinician, practice owner, and entrepreneur.
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