Practice Management

(for TPI members*)

We believe that successful practices offer high quality clinical services that are complemented by sound business processes. The following is a collection of tools and resources that can help you address business management issues.

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Live group consultation

Join our Q&A calls (generally 2 hours per week) where we tackle all questions big and small. Sign up by clicking on the date in the sidebar calendar. These calls are included in your TPI membership at no extra charge. Join us as often as you'd like.

Private consultation

Your TPI membership includes personal consultation with any of the TPI faculty (60 minutes/yr for annual members; 30 minutes/yr for monthly members).  Just contact us and we'll schedule the time.


Audio Interviews and Presentations

TPI Private Practice 101 Home Study Course

All of the audios below are available at Please browse or search there. TPI members - use your discount code for 100% off.

Business Planning, Getting Input and Growing Your Practice

My Questions for an attorney - Adam Alban, Ph.D.

Building an Interprofessional Group Practice - Barry Anton, Ph.D.

Building a Mental Health Services Management Company -  Joseph Casciani, Ph.D.

What It's Like to Be a Psychologist With Prescriptive Authority - Glenn Ally, Ph.D.

The Psychology of Money: Opportunities for Practice - Mary Gresham, Ph.D.

Keys to Building a Successful Child and Family Practice - Stephanie Mihalas, Ph.D.

Roles for Mental Health Professionals in a Family Practice Setting - Larry Mauksch, M.Ed.

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Dealing with Insurance

The ins and outs of Medicare - Gordon Herz, Ph.D.

Negotiating with managed care - Russ Holstein, Ph.D.

Transitioning out of managed care - Jeff Zimmerman, Ph.D.

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Caring for Ourselves: A Therapist’s Guide to Personal and Professional Well-Being - Dr. Ellen Baker

Preventing Problems of Professional Competence in the Face of Life-Threatening Illness - Drs. Brad Johnson and Jeffrey Barnett, in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, August 2011

Psychologist suicide: Incidence, impact, and suggestions for prevention, intervention, and postvention - Dr. Phillip Kleespies in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, June 2011

The Resilient Practitioner: Burnout Prevention and Self-Care Strategies - Dr. Thomas Skovholt

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Staff Development and Risk Management

Risk management to minimize malpractice claims -  Jeff Younggren, Ph.D.

The Ethics of Supervision and Consultation: Practical Guidance for Mental Health Professionals - Dr. Janet Thomas

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Readings and Slide Presentations

7 Principles of Success in Running a Mental Health Practice

Being an Employer: Some Dos and Don’ts

Leasing an Office

Valuing a Practice

Forms and other information


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