Building Your Ideal Private Practice: A Guide for Therapists and Other Healing Professionals [NOOK Book]

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Today, being a talented professional is not enough to ensure the success of your private practice; you also need to be an enthusiastic, talented businessperson. Grodzki's business strategies are effective and immediately useful for a wide range of private practitioners, including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, massage therapists, energy healers, life coaches, and chiropractors.
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Building Your Ideal Private Practice: A Guide for Therapists and Other Healing Professionals

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Overview

Today, being a talented professional is not enough to ensure the success of your private practice; you also need to be an enthusiastic, talented businessperson. Grodzki's business strategies are effective and immediately useful for a wide range of private practitioners, including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, massage therapists, energy healers, life coaches, and chiropractors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393075458
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/17/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 311,703
  • File size: 412 KB

Meet the Author

Lynn Grodzki, LCSW, MCC, is a psychotherapist in full-time private practice, a former business executive, and one of the leading business coaches in the US for small business owners. She specializes in working with change-agents: therapists, coaches, healers, and other service-oriented consultants who help others make change in their lives.

Through her workshops and writing, she has become a pioneer in the field of practice-building, helping non-business-oriented professionals develop their private practices. With Lynn’s guidance, thousands of professionals now operate small businesses that offer them a high degree of integrity as well as enhanced financial success. Lynn lives and works in Silver Spring, Maryland and can be reached by email at: lynn@privatepracticesuccess.com.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Part I Preparation
1 The Blueprint: Develop the framework for your ideal private practice 1
2 Now You Have a Business Coach: Flex your business muscles and get ready to take action 16
3 Support and Optimism: Sail through the inevitable ups and downs of operating a practice 25
4 The Aligned Vision Process: Create a compelling business vision that moves you forward 41
5 Entrepreneurial Mindset: Think and act like a successful entrepreneur 62
Part II Building Blocks
6 Your Basic Message: Articulate the essence of who you are and what you have to offer 81
7 Generating Referrals: Attract an abundance of quality clients without aggressive marketing 95
8 Making a Small Practice Feel Bigger: Creatively expand and diversify your practice 112
9 The Impact of Adding Value: Retain great clients by creating a strong client connection 133
10 Why Good Therapists Go Broke: Avoid common pitfalls as you become highly profitable 152
Part III Finishing Touches
11 Loving the Business: Learn the strategies that make business pleasurable 179
12 The Personal-Growth Model: Move beyond the traditional medical model 198
13 Holding Onto Success: Stay successful and motivated over time 217
Appendix
The Private Practice Success Program: Pre- and Post-Test 237
The Top Ten Business Strategies that Generate Referrals 242
Three-Year Business Budget 246
Resources 248
Index 261
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2004

    Your Private Practice

    Interesting to read. Already have successful private practice. Thank you.

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