How to set up and grow your private therapy practice
11 key points to consider
Want to set up and grow a therapy business in a way that works for you?
Whether you are a seasoned therapist or just starting out, going it alone and setting up your own therapy practice can be daunting at the best of times.
In my video I cover 11 key areas you need to know about.
Below you find the trailer, full content outline and more information
as well as download link.
Watch the trailer.
You also get free support documentation comprising all summary slides, example client agreement, privacy and cookie policies for your website.
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1. Who is this video for?
Suitable for qualified or soon to be qualified counsellors, psychotherapists or other therapists in the wellbeing sector, who are thinking of setting up in private practice.
2. What gets covered?
Section 1 – You
You – are you ready?
Generalist or Specialist?
Section 2 – Seeing Clients
When and Where?
Location – General considerations
Working from home
Renting by the hour
Renting your consulting room outright
Renting in a multi-purpose building
Bumping into a client unexpectedly
Section 3 – The Room
Adjustments to a room you rent
Air conditioning and heating
Section 4 – Money
Making a living
Setting a fee
Protect yourself financially: Taking out insurances
Section 5 – Business Essentials
Client Agreement / Contract
Email / Phone / Voicemail / Social Media
Your own website
Section 6 – Working with Clients
Face-to-face, online, telephone, email
Online Systems & Safety
Section 7 – Advertising, Branding
Branding / Your business name
Section 8 – Keeping Yourself Safe
On the phone, In the room
Section 9 – Bi / Multi-Lingual Client Work
An opportunity for you?
What to consider.
Section 10 – Data Protection & GDPR
Section 11 – Self Care
Last but by no means least
Supervisor, Peers, CPD
Tuning on and out of our client work
When your client work makes you hungry
Recreational or other drugs
Facing difficult times
Your own therapy
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5. Key Learnings for you
You will gain a solid overview of all important issues to consider when setting up and growing your private therapy practice. You will have a better sense of what you are comfortable with or not, and how to progress. With the knowledge gained it will be easier to avoid pitfalls and to make going into private practice more smooth and enjoyable.
6. Benefits of learning by video
Learning by video enables you to listen, consider, process and explore each topic at your own pace, from the comfort of your own home or any location of your choosing and return to the content whenever you want to.
7. About me
I am an integrative BACP registered and accredited psychotherapist, writer, podcaster and trainer with a private practice in Richmond. Prior to my therapy training I spent some 25 years in consumer research and marketing. Find out more here.
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