Starting a Counseling Practice Part 5: Getting Paid

Starting a Counseling Practice Part 5: Getting Paid

While we are in the midst of bootcamp, we are continuing our series of starting a counseling practice. This series is meant to inspire but also to give you specific resources and tools to help you in your practice.

When you start your private practice, part of your business plan is to decide your procedures around payment for your services because you need money to run a business. Before you form your payment policies, first you want to know the types of payments you accept.

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Insurance Contracts 101

Insurance Contracts 101

We have a reputation. It is true. We have a reputation as the gals who help people get off of insurance panels. In fact, some people talk to us and say "we know you hate insurance." While the former is partially accurate, the latter is not even remotely accurate.

Our goal is to help educate therapists in private practice to be informed and successful business owners. Sometimes, insurance is a great fit for a private practice, sometimes it is not. Taking insurance in your practice is entering into an ongoing relationship with the insurance company. And like any good therapist- we believe you should enter relationships after clear communication! 

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The #1 Way to Impress Current and Future Clients

The #1 Way to Impress Current and Future Clients

Your clients need to trust you. Most therapeutic interventions are based on a solid foundation of trust that allow the change and transformation to happen. We want to impress upon clients who needs us that they can trust us. So how do we do that? Here is the #1 way to impress not only your future clients, but your current clients as well. 

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How to drop an insurance panel

You have decided to get off insurance panels. The cost of either time, effort or both has outweighed any benefit. So let’s talk about how to drop insurance panels in a way that eases you into a full cash pay practice.

Mindset. We always start here. Write down your “why” of getting of insurance panels.

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