Private Practice

The Long, Lonely Trek to Licensure

Is Becoming a Therapist Harder than Ever?

Many beginning therapists are burning out and leaving the field before they’re able to gain their professional footing. How can we support them better? Read more

consultation July 13, 2022

Managing Your Waitlist

How to Tackle the Ethical Dilemmas

How to tackle the ethical dilemmas Read more

point-view June 30, 2020

How Private Practice Can Survive COVID-19

Discovering New Possibilities in a Time of Upheaval

Discovering new possibilities for private practice in a time of upheaval—and planning for more uncertainty. Read more

Turning Points in Our Therapy Careers

Becoming the Change We Want to See
Psychotherapy Networker

What is a turning point, exactly? And how do you know when you've reached one in your career as a therapist? Whether it's a devastating illness, or a few... Read more

consultation July 3, 2019

Therapists in a Fishbowl

The Challenges of Small-Town Practice

Some down-to-earth advice on practicing in a small town, where there’s no way to escape being seen and talked about. Read more

When Money Comes Up in Therapy

Two Ways to Make Your Fee Policies Clear and Easy to Talk About

Most therapists were never coached about how to reconcile the closeness of the therapeutic encounter with the fact that therapy is also a business. Read more

consultation September 7, 2017

Got Game?

How I Transitioned My Practice to Sport Psychology

Becoming a sport psychologist requires throwing away much of the rule book for starting a more traditional practice. Read more

Shopping For Therapy

Yesterday’s Patients Are Today’s Educated Consumers

The expectation of a full caseload of clients who don’t question the length or expense of treatment belongs to a former age. Like it or not, therapists who... Read more

What's In A Brand?

What Campbell’s and Dr. Phil Know

For therapists, traditional ways of getting the word out—an ad here, a few hints to colleagues there, even a fancy website—just won’t cut it anymore. In... Read more

Closing The Deal With Clients

What We Can Learn from Salespeople

What do you say to potential clients when they first call you or come in for a consultation? We may resist the idea, but in this initial phase, therapists face... Read more