(Episode 24)

The Business of Private Practice with Dr. Dawn Brunkenhoefer

Dr. Tamara Soles and Dr. Dawn Brunkenhoefer explore key strategies for launching a successful private practice including why therapists need a business plan. Dr. Brunkenhoefer teaches how to set up a business plan, how to shift your lens from a clinical lens to a business lens when setting up a private practice, and how to leverage social media for search engine optimization. Dr. Brunkenhoefer reviews common mindset challenges for therapists setting up private practice and how to network to grow your practice.

Continuing Education

This Podcast Episode Provides 1 Hour of CE Credit

Course Description

Dr. Tamara Soles and Dr. Dawn Brunkenhoefer explore key strategies for launching a successful private practice including why therapists need a business plan. Dr. Brunkenhoefer teaches how to set up a business plan, how to shifted your lens from a clinical lens to a business lens when setting up a private practice, and how to leverage social media for search engine optimization.

Instructor's bio

Dr. Dawn Brunkenhoefer is a licensed professional counselor and counselor educator in central Texas. She left a 23-year career in community mental health to open a private practice, which has grown into a group practice and consulting business. She started The Practice Class as an online resource for therapists in the process of launching, running, or growing their private practice.
Dr. Tamara Soles' Bio

Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to recognize the importance of a business plan for private practices
  • Students will be able to identify three necessary elements in a private practice business plan
  • Students will be able to identify three strategies for building a successful private practice.

How to Take the Course

Once you choose a course that interests you, simply click the enroll button to register for the course. You will be prompted to create your login information and then be directed to the course curriculum where you will have access to the episode, the learning objectives, and the post-test. Once you successfully complete the post-test, your CE certificate will appear on screen and can be downloaded. You can listen to the course episode directly on the course website or on your favourite podcast app.

How to Get Your Certificate

After listening to the course episode, you will be prompted to take the multiple choice post-test. To receive your continuing education credit certificate, you need to achieve a score of 70% of more. You may retake the post-test up to three times. Once successfully completed, the certificate will appear in your course area where you can download it.

Resources

Business Plan Template Free Download
Free Downloads available to http://www.thepracticeclass.com and those on the email list get VIP freebies all the time

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this course. Dr. Brunkenhoefer has an online course for therapists building a private practice.

FAQ

For additional answers to our FAQ or for information on our policies such as accommodations, non-discrimination policy and grievance policy, click here

Course Format

This course is presented in audio format via podcast interview. The course is designed for post-doctoral psychologists and is an introductory level.

Look what my podcast listeners have to say

Dr. Tamara Soles skillfully dives into meaningful conversations about a variety of topics that not only relate to therapy but also translate to many other aspects of life. This podcast is thought-provoking and keeps the listener completely engaged. The exchanges are lighthearted, humorous at times, and purposeful. A worthwhile listen, simply delightful!
 
Aldem
I have enjoyed every single episode of this podcast. Dr. Soles and her guests have done an awesome job talking about meaningful topic and sending important message about mental health while still keeping the discussions entertaining and light. Love it!
Miglena
This inspiring and thought provoking hour has 50 minutes that will elevate your practice and life.
Rachel R.
Dr. Soles is very down to earth and relatable, yet professional. She asks excellent questions and makes important points. She manages to make her guests feel comfortable and elicits a friendly vibe. As a therapist I find myself learning, as well as relating to the speakers. Thank you for this excellent podcast!
 
Anne
Questions?

Contact us with any questions or feedback. You can also visit our FAQ for more information on how the continuing education program works. 

Continuing Education Approvals

Dr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program.

Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA approved activities are eligible. *Note: Not currently eligible for OPQ.

 

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