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The place for all things counselling and psychotherapy

We're here to help you in your counselling business. Find advice, useful resources and interesting food for thought from fellow therapists.

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Composing the perfect email to your counselling clients
Business Advice for Counsellors

5 Tips for Writing the Perfect New Client Email Response

As a counsellor, writing the right email response to a potential new client is essential. This initial exchange sets the tone for your future therapeutic relationship and can make the difference between a one-time enquiry and a long-term client.

By Simon Roberts @ Copy Champions

Best Practice Management Software for counsellors
Business Advice for Counsellors

Practice Management Software for counsellors in private practice

You’ve probably heard of Practice Management Software, but maybe still don’t know exactly what it is or how it works. What can practice management software offer you?

By Elizabeth Coleman

Therapists have inner critics too
Counselling Toolbox

The Bully And The Therapist

Our work is important and because it is important, it is normal to experience obstacles and triggers along our professional journey. It is by working through these vulnerable moments that we strengthen our understanding and empathy for others.

By Sharon Zucker

Clinical notes software for counsellors
Counselling Toolbox

What to include in your clinical notes

Keeping clinical notes is an important part of our work as counsellors. When we are first starting out as trainee therapists, figuring out what to include in our counselling notes is a learning curve. We've put a guide together to help you out.

By Elizabeth Coleman

Counsellor finding her ideal counselling client
Business Advice for Counsellors

A counsellor's guide to finding your ideal therapy clients

As a therapist, one of the most crucial aspects of building a successful practice is attracting the right clients. Identifying and understanding your ideal therapy clients allows you to tailor your marketing efforts, services, and approach to best serve their needs.

By Simon Roberts @ Copy Champions

Store your therapy notes securely
Business Advice for Counsellors

Storing your client data and counselling notes securely

Counsellors understand the necessity of client confidentiality. In your private therapy practice you will need to consider how you'll store your therapy notes and client records safely.

By Kiku

Counsellor waiting for a client who has DNA'd
Business Advice for Counsellors

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.

By Kiku

Counselling client agreement
Business Resources for Counsellors

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.

By Kiku

counsellor in private practice
Business Resources for Counsellors

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!

By Kiku

Invite your counselling clients to Kiku
Business Advice for Counsellors

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.

By Kiku

Improved efficiency when you use practice management software in your counselling business
Business Advice for Counsellors

Time to take your counselling business digital?

Isn’t it time that we counsellors start practicing what we preach, by prioritising our own work life balance and self-care? Go digital with your counselling business and feel the benefits.

By Kiku

set your counselling fees
Business Advice for Counsellors

Private counselling practice guide: How much to charge

When you first start your counselling business, deciding what to charge is not always as straightforward as you might think. Read our handy guide to help you get started.

By Kiku

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