Do I Have To Offer A Sliding Scale?

Do I Have To Offer A Sliding Scale?

The short answer is “no, you don’t have to.” The decisions that you face in your private practice are yours (and yours alone) to make. After all, you are the one who is left to work in your business, and you want your practice to work for you. You are going to run...
How To Create Your Cancellation Policy

How To Create Your Cancellation Policy

How To Create Your Cancellation Policy Oftentimes therapists feel lost or overwhelmed when coming up with policies and procedures for their practice, and they struggle even more when it comes to following or enforcing them. In this post I’ll introduce you to some...
What To Do About Those Credit Card Processing Fees

What To Do About Those Credit Card Processing Fees

What To Do About Those Credit Card Processing Fees Short Answer: Don’t pass them along to your clients! It’s illegal and unethical.   Don’t Break The Law Or Be Unethical Depending upon your state and licensing board, it may be unethical or illegal to charge a...
Why You Shouldn’t Charge What You’re Worth

Why You Shouldn’t Charge What You’re Worth

Fee setting can be tough, especially when you are a therapist new to private practice. You don’t want to charge too little, or too much. You’re probably a Goldilocks in that you want it to be “just right”. So, how do you get to this magical and elusive number?  ...
How Long Will It Take To Build My Private Practice?

How Long Will It Take To Build My Private Practice?

How Long Will It Take To Build My Private Practice? It depends. Don’t you hate that answer? It’s so unpredictable and full of unknowns, which can be very scary, especially when it’s your business and your livelihood is banking on your success. There’s nothing I can...