Help Couples In Conflict

While many couples are toasting their love this time of year, others are caught in conflict. Couples in conflict need help improving communication and identifying effective solutions to their problems. Some need to learn when it’s time to call it a day and move on. If you enjoy working with couples, there are a range…

Set Goals This New Year

Another good year in business without doing any planning? Great, but don’t push your luck. Goal setting is important, so give your practice a boost this New Year. Improve Your Technology You may be “old school” and still conduct business like a dinosaur, but your patients don’t. Most are up-to-date with technology and expect you…

Make Time For Fun This Holiday Season

The holidays are a busy time for practitioners as patients deal with the mix of emotions and stresses that the season triggers. But you don’t have to work day and night, so get into the spirit and make time for some fun too! Attend Events You’re probably receiving lots of invitations to holiday parties and…

Skip Phones In Session

Even highly seasoned practitioners can forget that they need to focus on their patients and not phone calls when they’re in session. Sure, people are contacting you all the time for both business and personal reasons. But when you’re in session, patients are paying you for your expertise and your time, so don’t give them…

Compose Flawless Communications

You have a lot to do in managing your practice, and if you’re a solo practitioner, you’re probably providing all the clinical services, writing reports, and creating admin and marketing materials yourself. It’s easy for composition mistakes to get by you. Take steps to correct them so that your communications are as flawless as possible.…

Decrease Patient Drop-Outs

It happens to every practitioner — patients feel you’re not helping them and drop out of treatment. But this shouldn’t become a pattern. If it does, take prompt steps to stop it. • Analyze The Problem Find out why patients feel unhelped. What do they say? Some practitioners don’t ask because they really don’t want…