The Personal View Of Professional You

How do your patients view you “as a person”? Is the personal image you project the one you want to portray? For many clinicians, your professional effectiveness may rely upon being a “blank screen.” But the reality is that you can’t completely avoid revealing some distinctive aspects of yourself and your personality, especially if you…

Newcomer Networking

Just opening your practice in the local community? Welcome! Newcomer networking should be fun as well as informative, so enjoy yourself as you meet new colleagues and learn your way around town. Get Out Of Your Office There are plenty of digital ways to network these days, but “old school” methods still give you an…

Help Fathers Get Help

Father’s Day season is a great time to encourage dads to seek help for personal and professional problems, and to increase self-awareness and growth. As a clinician, you have the perfect skills to help them with these issues, and to help fathers strengthen relationships with their spouses and kids. Reach out to them. Post Information…

Counselor Moms Need To Celebrate Mother’s Day Too

Counselor Moms help people feel deserving of a great Mother’s Day celebration year after year. But are you missing out on your tribute? Practitioners deserve their kudos too, so take your own advice and enjoy this day of merriment! Get Coverage For The Day As you advise others to do, plan ahead so you can…

Protect Your Practice Brand

After promoting a positive practice brand for decades, it’s understandable to feel upset when a disgruntled patient makes negative comments about you. Some folks won’t like the looks of your office. Others won’t like your treatment approach. And no matter how well trained and experienced you are, this can’t always be avoided or clinically managed.…

Manage Session Stress In Clinical Practice

You’re the expert, so you know the importance of managing the stress of a busy schedule of sessions when you’re in private practice. Day after day of spending long hours alleviating people’s problems and traumas can take its toll on you. Limit this cost by controlling your time and activity tightly. Maintain The Frame As…