I’m excited about the response so far to Practice Success Tools. With very little time to devote to publicity, we are steadily gaining members every week. Some of you, as you sign up, are listing what you need to improve your practice. If you haven’t done so, please feel free to comment here (or on other blog posts as they are posted).
Obviously the primary need for all of us as therapists is to have more clients, in order to have more income. But we want to have the right sort of clients. What does this mean? Continue reading →
More clients? Probably … but other areas are important too, and we neglect them at our peril.
We all care about how make our practices successful. There are so many different areas to be concerned with that it is easy to get overwhelmed and do nothing. Take a deep breath … and let’s work together to make it manageable! Continue reading →
It’s mid-February, and you may be getting unpleasant surprises in the mail if your clients’ insurance plans have changed. Here’s a good “rule to live by”: if you are accepting payments from insurance, then be sure you maintain complete control of all aspects of the insurance process. What does this mean? Continue reading →
It’s not a big secret, actually. How do you define a successful practice? There are probably a lot of factors, but one of them is, are you making money? If you’re not, then it’s going to be hard to continue, and any other benefits you or others derive from your practice are going to be moot.
So we will be focusing on how to make your practice profitable. This is not a dirty word. You have valuable skills, and you have put a lot of time and money into acquiring them. This is how you make your living. I once read a quote from a therapist to a client which read,
You are paying for my time. My caring and concern you get for free.
I think that pretty well sums it up. More to come soon!