Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in Private Practice


Private practice is the fastest growing area in our profession as more and more therapists turn to self-employment to work in the way they want with the clients they want. With the right support and guidance, it can be a planned and easy transition, but there are some rabbit holes to be aware of. In this short FREE guide we run through the Top 10 Mistakes to avoid when you’re starting out.


With so many therapists now moving into private practice, our new series of e-books aim to provide guidance based on years of experience working within the private practice sector. If you are thinking of starting your own practice, you’re probably feeling a mixture of excited and a bit fearful and are thinking things through to create the best plan. With the right vision, planning and support you can create and grow the practice you want.

In this short guide we run through our Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in Private Practice. We’ll be covering different areas to point out where it’s easy to get sucked in and lose sight of what you are trying to achieve. We’ll look at:

  • Mindset and confidence
  • Motivation and your vision
  • Pacing your business growth with steady goals
  • Separating the business of running your practice from the business of therapy
  • How to check yourself when something goes wrong

Mistakes are inevitable if we want to try new things and grow. Hopefully, this guide will help you think about how to avoid some of them though and give you ideas on areas to consider and plan.

With easy-to-understand sections on both the business and therapy side of your new practice, this guide can be used as a checklist when you are ready to set up, or a starting place to just become aware of some of the areas to consider.


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