Tidying Up My Practice Step 4: Time Management and Processes

Tidying Up My Practice Step 4: Time Management and Processes

Starting and growing a private practice can be a real time suck. There are so many things to accomplish and to balance the management of the business along with the clinical work, well it’s often something we don’t plan for. So all the management stuff gets shoved in between appointments with clients, or late nights after the kids have gone to bed.

In the beginning, it can be fun. It’s like finding a new love. You are all excited and have a new found energy. But over time, you get comfortable and maintaining that kind of energy long term can really wear you down.

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Essential End of Year Private Practice Checklist

Essential End of Year Private Practice Checklist

We are coming to the end of the year. This is a wonderful time to assess, re-assess, get organized, and a make a great plan for next year. So today, we are going to share a checklist of items to assess. Most of these items could be a blog article by themselves, so for today we are just going to make one handy-dandy list as a starting point! 

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Non-compete Agreements in Private Practice with Guest Lisa

Non-compete Agreements in Private Practice with Guest Lisa

Imagine you join a group practice, as an employee or contractor, and you are asked to sign a non-compete agreement. This means if you leave the practice you cannot create a business that "competes" within a certain mile radius or serving the same clients. These non-competes all vary, but more and more we are hearing therapists being asked to sign them.

You might feel confused, scared, or just too overwhelmed to care because you need the work right now.

I invited Lisa, a Legal Coach® and Attorney, to answer some basic questions about non-compete agreements in the mental health world. Here is what she had to say. 

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