Making a Startup Plan

Making a plan is the first step to creating a new mental health practice and a good and practical plan is essential for ultimate success. In these posts I list out many important areas to focus your planning on.

To break down this long list to a more manageable size, click on subsections in the sidebar to the right.

Independent Contracting vs Employing

According to the Internal Revenue Service, there are only two employment types: independent contractors (1099-employees) and regular employees (W-2 employees). Who pays which taxes is determined by this legal distinction. […]

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Therapist pay in private practice

In private practice, therapist pay is rarely based on a salary. Rather all private practices sell a service, usually psychotherapy or psych testing, to the public and collect payment for […]

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Types of mental health organizations

There are several types of mental health organizations employing psychotherapists. Many of these organizations are built by, managed, or owned by mental health providers.  In this article, I will look […]

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Avoidable partnership issues

When people form a partnership, there are always issues to work through. We have all heard the saying, “taking a business partner is like taking a marriage partner” and it […]

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