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The Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Private Practice

Yellow Chair Counseling
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This training is a good fit for you if you are wanting to take the plunge into private practice, but feel overwhelmed by some of the practical aspects of starting a business. Our goal is to illuminate the blind spots to help therapists make an informed and successful transition into their own practice. This training answers questions such as:


Where do I start?

In what order should I proceed?

What do the acronyms NPI, EIN, EHR, CAQH, CPT stand for?


How much should I expect to spend in start up expenses?

What are average monthly expenses for running a private practice?

What taxes/forms am I responsible for, when are they due, and how/where do I pay them?

How much can I expect to make in private practice?


How do I form a business?

What are the different types of business formations, and what are the benefits of each?


What are the pros and cons to accepting health insurance?

What's does the credentialing process entail for getting on health insurance panels?


How do I craft an online identity in alignment with my therapist values?

What do I need to put together a website?

What kind of marketing strategies do I need to focus on as I get started?


*You will leave this workshop with over fifteen handouts including:

*A checklist of what you need to set up your business
*A flow chart of what to do when
*Questions to help you find the right CPA
*Tools to help you set your rate
*A guide for your brand

Early bird pricing of $195 is available until Friday, April 13th. After that the price will increase to $235, so sign up now to secure your spot and lock in the early bird rate.