therapy private practice

Starting a Private Practice: Yay or Nay?

August 27, 2014
Thumbnail image for Starting a Private Practice: Yay or Nay?

In this first week of my tenure as a full-fledged professor, I’m going to take a moment to reflect on my time in private practice. In some ways this seems fitting as until this week I have never held a full-time position as an employee.
I ran across a question I received awhile back from a […]

Share
1 comment Read more…

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

November 1, 2012
Thumbnail image for Do You Have a Private Practice Partner? Or Go It Alone?

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 […]

Share
1 comment Read more…

Employees vs. Independent Contractors: Knowing the Difference

September 27, 2012
Thumbnail image for Employees vs. Independent Contractors: Knowing the Difference

I am super-excited to share another fabulous article by music therapy biz whiz Jamie George. Happy reading…
Congratulations! You just landed a job as a music therapist! Your dreams are coming true!  But your new employer just called you a “sub-contractor”. What does that mean? Are you an employee? What are your responsibilities to the company? […]

Share
3 comments Read more…

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 […]

Share
16 comments Read more…

Using Social Media to Build Your Music Therapy Services

July 20, 2011
Thumbnail image for Using Social Media to Build Your Music Therapy Services

I am very excited to share with you the wisdom of Tamara Suttle, mastermind behind the blog Private Practice from the Inside Out. Tamara is a licensed professional counselor out in Denver, CO who’s been practicing since 1991 and blogging since 2009. Needless to say…she’s got a lot of good information to share!
What I know […]

Share
5 comments Read more…

Guest Post: 3 Cs to “Selling” Music Therapy

June 22, 2011
Thumbnail image for Guest Post: 3 Cs to “Selling” Music Therapy

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 […]

Share
0 comments Read more…

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

June 16, 2011
Thumbnail image for My #1 Business Mistake (Don’t Do What I Did!)

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 […]

Share
9 comments Read more…

Top 10 Little-Read Posts from the Maven Archives

May 11, 2011
Thumbnail image for Top 10 Little-Read Posts from the Maven Archives

It’s magic! I’m on vacation…yet there’s another blog post 🙂
I’m taking a week off for some much-needed R&R time with my family. Which gave me the perfect opportunity to dive in to the Maven archives and dig up some old articles for you:

Which is More Critical: Science-Based Treatment? Or Skilled Therapists?
What You Ought to Know […]

Share
0 comments Read more…

#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 […]

Share
2 comments Read more…