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What is Impostor Syndrome, and How To Overcome It
Tue, 11/05/2019

At one time or another, everyone, especially therapy professionals new in their careers, experience "impostor syndrome."  These feelings of doubt or fear can be crippling to your confidence, and affect your daily work environment.  Keep reading to find out exactly what it is, and what you can do to counter it and move on.

Helping Your Clients Overcome OCD
Tue, 10/29/2019

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a chronic mental illness, marked by an uncontrollable and nagging urge to perform an action, make a certain sound, or even revisit a certain thought.  While living with OCD can be debilitating, there are treatments which can help.  This post explores some of the top considerations for your clients.

Can I Use FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangouts for Therapy Sessions?
Fri, 10/18/2019

These days, there are lots of tools for conducting business online, including excellent video conferencing software, like FaceTime, Skype, and Google Hangouts.  But are these HIPAA compliant?  Can they be used for teletherapy?

Should You Remain a Solo Practice, Or Expand?
Thu, 10/10/2019

It seems logical that the next step for any solo practice is to continue to grow.  That might mean simply adding more clients/patients, but it might also mean taking on a new intern or partner.  Growth can be exciting but also nerve-wracking.  Read on for the pros and cons of each pathway.

A Simple Breathing Technique For Panic Attacks
Tue, 10/01/2019

Panic attacks can be a terrifying, debilitating condition for patients with anxiety.  And while there are a number of medications to deal with the anxiety which leads to the attack, those medications can still take up to thirty minutes or longer to take effect.  In this post, we will look at a simple breathing technique which can shorten or even stop the panic attack.

The Top 3 Reasons To Start A Blog For Your Practice
Tue, 09/24/2019

When you operate your own therapy practice, there's one question that routinely comes up: "How do I attract more clients?"  A key component is your online presence, and the easiest way to get started online is through a blog.  Read on for the top 3 reasons you should start a blog, and how to do it.

4 Quick Ways to Improve Your Therapy Practice
Wed, 09/11/2019

As anyone who has started a private therapy practice knows, it can take a lot of effort to keep everything running smoothly, bring in new clients, and keep the ones you have.  So whether you are new to owning your own business, or have run your practice for years, read on for 4 simple tips to making your practice thrive.