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Developing Referrer Relationships

Whenever a clinician makes contact with a new referral person, that clinician becomes the point person for our relationship with that referrer. I am using the term “point person” in […]

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Partnership challenges

“Taking a business partner is like taking a marriage partner.” Partnerships can be very rewarding. They can also be loads of trouble. It is good to think about potential problems […]

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Mandatory owner’s skills

The owner’s skills will determine if a solo practice grows. The owner must be a good therapist with a good reputation, be willing to get out into the community for […]

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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). This legal relationship determines how taxes are handled and who […]

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Finding the first job

Those first job openings are usually in one of four main settings: agencies, hospitals, government entities, and other settings like churches; occasionally in private practices. Agencies, hospitals, and government entities […]

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Finding the right psychotherapy markets

We have three major markets psychotherapy markets in the mental health field: potential clients, potential clients’ trusted advisors, and insurance companies. We need to connect with each of these in order […]

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