Out-of-Network Billing

In my own practice, I’ve chosen to steer clear of working directly with insurance companies.  My reasons for this are many, including preserving client confidentiality, continuity of care, and freedom from administrative and billing complexities. Of course, there are also good reasons to consider accepting insurance, such as affordability for prospective clients and expanding your … Read more Out-of-Network Billing

Pearl Waldorf, LPC, CGP

Pearl Waldorf

Today I’m interviewing Pearl Waldorf.  Pearl is a somatic and attachment-oriented, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP).  She graduated from the California Institute of Integral Studies: a program which holds – as she does – the human, meaning-seeking journey as central to individual emotional well-being. Pearl has been running a wide range … Read more Pearl Waldorf, LPC, CGP

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 collegial connection and learning.  Some suggestions for getting started: Describe who your counseling group will serve, and … 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?