In this episode, Joe Sanok speaks with Ciji Gamble about starting a practice.
Confused by all the advice on starting a private practice? I’d love to help. I put together a checklist of the top 28 things to do to launch a private practice.
In This Podcast
Ciji Gamble speaks about her experience of starting a private practice. What she did beforehand to prepare and the process she went through once she started. She shares some valuable tips on how to negotiate rent, budgeting, and more. We’ve also included some resourceful links below to help you get started on the right foot!
Tips For Starting a Private Practice
Listening to podcasts about private practice is very useful. Furthermore, the marketing and connections required before starting a private practice are as important.
Ciji’s Timeline For Starting a Private Practice:
- Discovered a niche
- Read e-book about private practice
- Started a website
- Received training on specific niche
- Worked out a budget
- Found ideal office space to rent on part-time basis
- Paneled independently (insurance)
For Counselors Who Have Given Birth
There is something called ‘baby blues’. It can affect 50 – 80% of moms. You have symptoms that mimic postpartum depression / anxiety, but there are three things to look for to see if it is:
Men are not excluded from this! Postpartum depression isn’t just biological, but social / psychological as well.
Treatment For Postpartum Depression
There are four components:
- Self-care, i.e.: sleep, eating, exercise
- Psychotropic medication
- 28-step checklist for starting a practice
- Practice of the Practice Magazine, Summer Edition
- Podcast about negotiating rent
- Postpartum Support International
- Pine Rest Mother & Baby Adult Partial Hospitalization
- Free e-course
- How to connect with Ciji
Meet Ciji Gamble
Meet Joe Sanok
Joe Sanok helps counselors to create thriving practices that are the envy of other counselors. He has helped counselors to grow their businesses by 50-500% and is proud of all the private practice owners that are growing their income, influence, and impact on the world. Click here to explore consulting with Joe.
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