How to Build a Private Practice

Private Practice Articles

 Starting a Private Practice Part One (12/1/2016) 
   Starting a Private Practice Part One. This article discusses starting a private practice. It stresses the importance of planning and identifies key considerations before opening a practice. Practical needs are discussed, legal considerations are id
 Ten Advertising Mistakes Made by Therapists (4/15/2013) 
   Ten Advertising Mistakes Made by Therapists by Ann Tran-Lien, JD, Staff Attorney. Updated April 2013
 Informed Consent Therapist Disclosure (8/31/2012) 
   This article addresses the most commonly asked questions with regard to informed consent and therapist disclosure.
 The Typical California MFT 2010 (8/1/2010) 
   CAMFT has completed the compilation of data on the recent practice and demographic survey of the Clinical membership. Take a look at what the comprehensive data revealed as the "Typical California MFT."
 Patient Questionnaire Intake (7/1/2010) 
   Patient Questionnaire Intake
 Building a Private Practice Part IV (3/1/2004) 
   Some professionals consider advertising their services to be unprofessional. Meanwhile, they are faced with the threat of losing patients/clients to other professionals who do advertise. How should you react when you feel the need to retain your prof
 Building a Priate Practice Part III (1/1/2004) 
   Building A Private Practice - Part III. The September-October issue of The Therapist carried Part I of this series, and the November/December issued carried Part II. This article is the third in the series on Building a Private Practice. This articl
 Building a Private Practice Part II (11/1/2003) 
   The articles addressed many considerations leading to the decision to form a private practice.
 Building a Private Practice Part I (9/1/2003) 
   This article will be the first of a series of articles that will address issues to consider when opening a private practice.
 Selecting and Forming the Right Private Practice Entity (3/1/2002) 
   One of the most important decisions a therapist can make, when forming a private practice, is choosing the right type of business entity to form. Most therapists wish to avoid personal liability for the obligations of their business and may also wish