therapy business

Do You Have a Private Practice Partner? Or Go It Alone?

November 1, 2012
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I received a great question from one of my Twitter friends @Elisa9180. She asked:
I was wondering if you could give me your opinion on starting a private practice with a partner vs. going it alone!
That’s too big a question to answer on Twitter, so it gets its own blog post! There are certainly pros and […]

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Guest Post: The Day My Business Died

October 19, 2011

I’m so excited to introduce you to music therapist, blogger, and boomwhacker extraordinaire Kat Fulton. Kat blogs at Rhythm for Good and runs the San Diego-based private practice Sound Health Music. Her infectious personality shines through her writing and she’s brimming with great ideas. Keep reading to learn more…
I’d like to share the three steps […]

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4 Tips to Easy, Painless Invoicing

August 24, 2011
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We’re getting close to that time of the month when many in private practice face what can be a mundane, dreaded task.
Invoicing.
But never fear! With the right planning, foresight, and tools, invoicing can be–dare I say–fun?

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Guest Post: 3 Cs to “Selling” Music Therapy

June 22, 2011
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I am incredibly exciting to bring you this guest post! I presented with the author, music therapist Sarah Thompson, at our most recent regional music therapy conference on offline and online marketing strategies. As soon as she explained the 3 Cs outlined below, I knew you’d want to know about it. So I asked Sarah […]

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My #1 Business Mistake (Don’t Do What I Did!)

June 16, 2011
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Part of learning to become a good therapist is learning how to self-evaluate. What worked during a session? What didn’t work? Why didn’t it work? What would you do differently next time?
These same skills are important for business owners. We need to evaluate our programs, services, and marketing plans. Did that brochure work and attract […]

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#MWAMTA11 Handouts and Updates

April 11, 2011

It’s been quite a weekend! I’m fresh off the Midwestern Regional Music Therapy Conference that took place in Kansas City. It was great to see my friends, learn from students and professionals in the field, and have an overall great time.
I’m excited to share with you the handouts and slideshows from two of my presentations […]

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It’s #MWAMTA11 Time! Gearing up for Regional Conference

April 6, 2011
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We are the last ones. Two weeks ago it was Southwest and Great Lakes. Last week, it was Southeastern, Western, Mid-Atlantic, and New England. This week…it’s our turn!
In two days, the Midwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association will kick-off it’s annual regional conference in Overland Park, Kansas. Professional and student music therapists will […]

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Private Practice 101 (Week 8): Final Considerations

April 27, 2010
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This is it! This week we end our Private Practice 101 series. My hope is that all the information we provided over the past 8 weeks has either helped you now or will help you in your future private practice endeavors.
So to finish off our series, some final thoughts and miscellaneous items to think about […]

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