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Switching your private therapy practice to Kiku
Even though we know practice management software will make our lives so much easier, the thought of changing our processes can be off-putting. Let us break it down for you.
How to reduce DNAs in your private practice
DNAs are not only frustrating, they can also be a huge drain on your resources as a private practice counsellor. Here are our top tips on keeping them to a minimum.
GDPR for counsellors in private practice
A quick guide on your obligations under GDPR and how to incorporate this into your private counselling practice. Check out our free GDPR document templates too!
Running your home counselling business with practice management software
Setting up a counselling business from home has its challenges and how you administer your service can be just as important as your therapeutic skills in determining the success of your home counselling business.
Creating a client agreement
Alongside your full terms it's good practice to provide clients with an easy to read overview in the form of a Client Agreement. Here's a template to help you get started.
The importance of having a Clinical Executor
What would happen to your clients if you were to become suddenly incapacitated? Though a difficult topic, as counsellors it's something that we must consider and prepare for.
Keeping your client data and clinical notes safe and secure
As a private practice counsellor or psychotherapist, it is your responsibility to keep your clients' information safe and secure. Follow this checklist
Marketing your counseling practice: Define your 'ideal' clients
Central to successfully marketing a private mental health practice is first defining your ‘ideal clients’
The best therapy scheduling software? Features to look for
As counsellors in private practice, managing our diary efficiently can be a head spinning task. What features should we be looking for when deciding on the best therapy scheduling software for us?
Setting up a private practice: The essentials
Thinking of starting your own private practice? Read our 'Getting started: The essentials' guide first. We've got everything you'll need to help you on your way.
Choosing a counselling website name
Creating a website is an invaluable part of setting up a private counselling practice. Choosing a counselling website name that reflects your service well is the first step...
Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron
If you’re familiar with mindfulness, this book provides us with the next step – how to respond compassionately to the thoughts and feelings that we are bearing witness to.