Private Practice Workshop – Jacqueline Glynn

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, October 27th, 2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location
BCA Conference Venue


Embarking on working in private practice for any therapist can be challenging but particularly for one towards the beginning of their career. This one-day workshop seeks to share recent experience of establishing a private practice. It will cover some of the highlights, learnt lessons and pitfalls as well as providing support and practical advice to manage this transition.
Topics covered will include:

  • Readiness – are you equipped (both personally and clinically) to work privately.  What level of experience is needed?  
  • Pros and Cons of Private Practice
  • Getting support – how to find professional supervision and therapy.
  • Managing the “Analytic Superego’ – holding in mind the ‘Good enough’ therapist
  • Identity – how do we develop a clinical and professional identity?
  • Practical
    • Finding suitable rooms
    • Getting clients – referrals, website, advertising etc
    • Finances – how much to charge, how to bill etc
    • Finances – expenses, taxes etc
    • Contracting with clients – brief overview of assessment concerns , registration and contracts.
    • Note Keeping
    • Clinical Risk (Who can you see in Private Practice, importance of assessments, referral to psychiatrists, GPs etc
    • Insurance
    • Professional Registration
  • When things go wrong
  • Self Care

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

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