Complete Fee For Service Private Practice Handbook

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This handbook provides the busy professional a comprehensive and thorough guide to building, maintaining, and managing a thriving fee-for-service private practice in the digital era, outside managed care.

This is a digital product, as soon as you purchase this handbook you'll immediately be able to download and begin applying the principles to save you time and money, and better manage the day-to-day operations of your practice.

Some of the features of this valuable resource include:

  • Dozens of outside resources on a variety of topics
  • Marketing plan template to help you ensure a steady stream of business
  • Online marketing tactics to help you navigate the rapidly-changing digital landscape
  • Offline marketing to help you maximize your impact with direct mail and other methods
  • Subpoenas
  • Professional wills
  • Ethics
  • And much, much more

This handbook is 174 pages and provided as a PDF document.


Section 1: Private Practice - The Basics

  • Personal Vision: Where Would I Like to Be in 3 to 5 Years?
  • Private Practice Management
  • Management Resources
  • The First Phone Call: Your First, and Perhaps Only, Chance
  • Fees, Billing, and Collection
  • Subpoenas
  • Billing: General and HIPAA
  • Malpractice Concerns
  • What To Do If a Suit Is Filed
  • Insurance-Liability Terminology
  • Professional Will
  • Deductible Business Expenses

Section 2: Management

  • Record-Keeping
  • Confidentiality
  • Bartering in Psychotherapy
  • Termination

Section 3: Telehealth

  • Telehealth 101
  • Resources

Section 4: Marketing Your Private Practice

  • Marketing Section Overview
  • The Professional Website: A Must in the 21st Century
  • More Online Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Serving as an Expert Educator in One's Community
  • Self-Reflections On Marketing
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Therapists' Most Common Stumbling Blocks to Marketing
  • The Essentials Of A Marketing Plan
  • Theoretical Orientation & Approach to Marketing
  • How Can I Help You? A nonstandard, more effective approach
  • Explore Your Vocation-Calling
  • Marketing Plan
  • Track Your Referral Sources
  • Marketing Resources

Section 5: Marketing Resources for Managed-Care Free Practice

  • A Guide to UnManaged Care
  • How To Free Yourself From Managed Care
  • Step-by-Step Guide for the Managed-Care-Free Practitioner
  • The Million $ Question: Are you on my managed care panel?"
  • Managed-Care-Free Educational Brochure
  • The Managed-Care-Free Private Practice Kit: From fear and trepidation to joy and prosperity
  • It Can Be Done: Essentials for a Managed-Care-Free Practice

Section 6: Ethics, Risk Management, Boundaries, Dual Relationships & Digital Ethics

  • General Ethical Guidelines
  • The Standard of Care
  • Boundaries in Psychotherapy
  • Dual Relationships in Therapy
  • Ethical Risk Management: Preserving Our Clinical Integrity
  • Digital Ethics

Section 7: Effective Therapy & Critique of Therapy

  • Effective Therapy
  • Critique of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • DSM: Diagnosing for Money & Power: Critique of the DSM
  • DSM vs. The Village: An Alternative Model of Inclusion

Section 8: Burnout and Calling

  • What is Burnout?
  • Burnout Among Therapists is No Accident
  • Taking Care of the Caretakers
  • Preventing Therapists' Burnout
  • Summary