Newly licensed psychotherapists come from a variety
of background and experiences. There are three aspects of Professional
Practice that you should keep in mind.
Clinical Expertise I believe a psychotherapist
can ethically enter private practice as soon as they have a clinical
specialty they feel comfortable with. I usually recommend that the
novice profesional start in a group practice where they have easy
access to seasoned professionals.
Professionals who have been working in the field
at least 5 years generally have enough experience to develop an
Business Acumen A common complaint
I hear from mental health professionals is they were not educated
about how to run a business. Then again, many business development
approaches are not appropriate for licensed professionals.
PracticesMadePerfect has solved these problems
for you. The tools and techniques taught in the
Home Study Programs How to Build and Market a Mental
Health Practice and How to Get Referrals
have been especially designed for honest, ethical business practices.
After taking the first course How
to Build and Market a Mental Health Practice you will
know where you stand in your readiness to create your own independent
or group professional practice.
Professional Support - Professional Practice
can be isolating. You need a network of professionals for backup
and support. PracticesMadePerfect helps you identify and develop
these resources through Individual
or Group Consultation. Discover how
Practice Development Coaching keeps you motivated and
moving toward your professional goals.
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