Costs For NOT Starting A Private Practice

Costs For NOT Starting A Private Practice

20 mustard yellow charts sat on my desk, all needing to be approved for compliance. I had meeting with clinicians to review cases - cases being people who were struggling and really depending on our agency to help them. There was a complaint at the front desk that I needed to respond to as well as staffing questions. Really? This was it? This is what I spent all my time in school for? I loved the people I worked with, but the work itself was getting so hard. 

I remember dreaming about my work. I never envisioned private practice really. I just envisioned the people and being in a room with someone, holding something so sacred that no one else was privy to. I remember wanting to simply help. 

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Fee Setting Secrets for Therapists: Comparing Apples and Oranges

Fee Setting Secrets for Therapists: Comparing Apples and Oranges

The truth is, whether your private practice develops into something sustainable that can help your community long-term is largely based on math. Every therapist's favorite topic right? If the math doesn't add up, your business can not sustain. Period. Or can it? 

Following Other's Examples

A blogger I really like shared an article the other day and recommended looking at Psychology Today fees posted by other therapists to determine what appropriate high, and low fees are for your area. But there is one big problem... actually there are several big problems... 

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