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Managing Your Practice

July is Minority Mental Health Month: Here’s Why It Matters

Mental health challenges aren’t limited to race, gender, age, or socio-economic challenges. But your background can restrict your access to proper mental health care. Seeing these challenges Bebe Moore Campbell, author and co-founder of the National Alliance on Mental Illness

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Starting Your Practice

How to Write a Therapist Bio

You’re on your way to fulfilling your dream and starting your own counseling practice. As part of the process, you’re setting up a website to help clients find your services. But now comes another challenging part. You have to write

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Growing Your Practice

7 Pieces of Advice on Setting Counseling Fees

Setting fees for your counseling services means balancing your desire to help others and your need to pay the bills to keep your practice operational. Of course, you want to set counseling fees your clients can support, but you also

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Managing Your Practice

Marketing a Mental Health Practice

Marketing a mental health practice might feel like a foreign concept. You’ve studied mental health for years and worked diligently to cultivate an ethical practice. But how can you ensure that you market your practice to clients who will benefit

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Growing Your Practice

Social Media Marketing for Mental Health Professionals

Social media marketing is a must for everyone in business. Mental health professionals are no exception. Whether you’re marketing for yourself, your private practice, or for an agency, you need to understand social media marketing.  Like it or not, social

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Managing Your Practice

How to Deal with Compassion Fatigue

Sometimes helping others hurts. You’re a counselor because you want to help people. But helping them heal means you think about their problems often and try not to internalize them. Learning how to deal with compassion fatigue allows you to

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Managing Your Practice

Mistakes Therapists Make When Planning Holidays

After a difficult 2020, almost 80% of American workers said they plan to take more time off this year. As a caregiver, you know you’re not immune to needing to rest and recharge, especially during the festive holidays when many

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Growing Your Practice

Creating a Business Plan to Grow Your Counseling Practice

Have you heard the saying that a goal without a plan is just a wish? You don’t want your private counseling practice to be just a wish. You have goals to establish and grow your practice. And the best way

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Growing Your Practice

How to Build Therapy Websites Using WordPress

Most people start their search for any service, including counseling, online. They want to know what their options are before taking the next step. That’s why counselors must have websites for their practices. And it’s best to build therapy websites

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Managing Your Practice

What to Look for in Therapy Billing Software

You dislike even thinking about billing for your counseling services. After all, you got into this profession to help people. The financial aspects can all feel just a bit icky and dealing with insurance is confusing. But you have to

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Starting Your Practice

Starting Your Own Counseling Business

You’re thinking about starting your own counseling business. It’s not surprising that you want to. After all, about half of professional counselors work in private practice. Establishing a practice is a significant milestone for counselors. Aside from feeling ready, this

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Growing Your Practice

Writing a Marketing Letter to Physicians

Many people initially turn to their trusted primary care physician when they have a mental health concern. It’s natural for them to seek help from the doctor they already know and trust. These inquiries put physicians in a unique position