Therapists

Self-Care for Therapists

By Sarah Rees

People who care for others with all the strength, wisdom, courage and compassion that takes can sometimes struggle to prioritise their own needs and direct compassion towards themselves. Our mind is the tool we use for the work we do, so it’s vital we get the balance right. In other words, self-care for therapists is … Read More about Self-Care for Therapists

Business Planning for Private Practice

By Sarah Rees

Do you have a business plan for your private practice? Have you ever considered creating one? Many therapists start building their private practice without a clear plan, let alone a business plan, despite it being one of the main reasons small businesses fail in their first year. We’ve taken the stress out of business planning … Read More about Business Planning for Private Practice

Should I Niche My Private Practice?

By Sarah Rees

‘Should I niche my private practice?’ is a common question. When I left the NHS, I hadn’t even heard of niching down, but it’s become something I’m very passionate about. The dictionary definition of ‘niche’ is ‘denoting or relating to products, services, or interests that appeal to a small, specialised section of the population’. For … Read More about Should I Niche My Private Practice?

SEO

SEO for Therapists – How Can It Help Your Private Practice?

By Franky Love audrey

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimisation or SEO is the process of optimising your online content so search engines will want to show it as a top result for searches of a certain keyword. A keyword, or focus keyword as some people call it, is a word that describes the content on a website page … Read More about SEO for Therapists – How Can It Help Your Private Practice?

Tips for Reducing Isolation in Private Practice

By Sarah Rees

I’ve worked in private practice for many years now and feeling isolated running my own business was a real concern for me when I was leaving a huge Greater Manchester service. I’d worked in the NHS for over 15 years and had always had the support and friendship that working in a team brings. I … Read More about Tips for Reducing Isolation in Private Practice