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"Getting into Private Practice" recorded webinar
A 28-minute recorded webinar, plus handouts, for mental health professionals who are considering going into private practice. Topics include how to find office space, practicing solo vs joining an existing practice, types of compensation, and other related issues.
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A few of our recent blog posts, with helpful tips.
What percentage to spend on overhead? It depends…
Overhead is not a legal term. However, calculating your practice expenses is useful for a variety of reasons.
Easy Ways to Keep Up With Mental Health Research
Keep abreast of mental health research via news & press releases. Here are some reliable sources.
Why you need a business plan
A business plan helps you define your goals, filter out distractions, and ride out the unpredictable but inevitable bumps along the way. By the time you regret NOT having one, it could be too late
Employment arrangements: When 50% is greater than 70%
As a mental health employee or independent contractor, the percentage you are paid is not as important as how much you end up with.
Employee vs self-employed: Are the tradeoffs worth it?
Being self-employed has its downsides, but can be more satisfying long term.
Innovate, using what you already have
Combine aspects of your training, experience and interests to develop a distinctive product or service in your practice.