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The Complete Fee-for-Service Private Practice Handbook Seventh Edition - REVISED 2018!

  • Dozens of outside resources
  • Marketing plan template
  • Online marketing
  • Offline marketing
  • Subpoenas
  • Professional wills
  • Ethics
  • And much, much more



Table of Contents

Section 1: Private Practice – The Basics

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

Section 2: Management

Bartering in Psychotherapy

Section 3: Telehealth

Telehealth 101

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

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

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
DSM: Diagnosing for Money & Power: Critique of the DSM

Section 8: Burnout and Calling

What is Burnout?
Burnout Among Therapists is No Accident
Taking Care of the Caretakers
Preventing Therapists’ Burnout

Private Practice Essentials I

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Private Practice Essentials II

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