Starting a Counseling Group

Starting a counseling group can help you reach new clients, serve a greater number of clients, and gain an additional stream of income.  If you decide to facilitate your group with another therapist, it also creates opportunities for learning clinical skills from one another.  Some suggestions for getting started: Describe who your counseling group will … Read more Starting a Counseling Group

Sole Proprietorship or LLC?

As a solo practitioner, you’ll need decide on a legal structure for your business.  The default structure for a single-owner business is known as a sole proprietorship.  As a sole proprietor, you’re legally identified with the business and can be held personally liable for things like unpaid debts, injuries to others, or damage to someone … Read more Sole Proprietorship or LLC?

No Shows and Late Cancellations

Many new therapists aren’t sure how to handle client no-shows and late cancellations.  I’ve looked at informed consent documents with very ambiguous policies or no policy at all.  Even once therapists have a clear policy in place, they may have belief systems about money or themselves that make it difficult for them to stay consistent … Read more No Shows and Late Cancellations