Career: Private Practice
Selected Readings
Building Your Ideal Private Practice: A Guide for Therapists and Other Healing Professionals by Lynn Grodzki
Building a Group Practice : Creating a Shared Vision for Success (Practitioners Toolbox) by American Psychological Association Practice Directorate, Coopers, lyb
Breaking Free of Managed Care: A Step-by-Step Guide to Regaining Control of Your Practice by Dana C. Ackley
Clinician's Thesaurus : The Guidebook for Writing Psychological Reports (The Clinician's Toolbox) by Edward L. Zuckerman
Contracting on a Capitated Basis : Managing Risk for Your Practice (Apa Practitioner's Toolbox Series)
Counselling and Psychotherapy in Private Practice (Professional Skills for Counsellors) by Roger Thistle
Don't Lose Your Patients! : Responding to Clients Who Want to Quit Treatment by Herbert S. Strean
A Guide to Starting Psychotherapy Groups by John R. Price (Editor), David R. Hescheles (Editor)
The Essential Guide to Group Practice in Mental Health: Clinical, Legal, and Financial Fundamentals by Simon H. Budman, Brett N. Steenbarger, Edward L. Zuckerman
Get Clients Now! : A 28-Day Marketing Program for Professionals and Consultants by C. J. Hayden
How to Build and Market your Mental Health Practice by Linda L. Lawless
How to Build a Thriving Fee-For-Service Practice: Integrating the Healing Side with the Business Side of Psychotherapy by Laurie Kolt
How to Get Referrals : The Mental Health Professionals Guide to Strategic Marketing by Linda L. Lawless, Jean Wright
Independent Practice for the Mental Health Professional : Growing a Private Practice for the 21st Century by Dorothy Barnes, Joan Kaye Successful Private p Beigel, Ralph H. Earle
Marketing to Managed Care Organizations by Kathleen S. Penkert
Marketing Your Practice : Creating Opportunities for Success (Practitioner's Toolbox Series)
Money-Smart Secrets for the Self-Employed by Linda Stern
Outcomes and Incomes: How to Evaluate, Improve, and Market Your Psychology Practice by Paul W. Clement
The Paper Office : Forms, Guidelines, and Resources (Clinician's Toolbox) by Edward L. Zuckerman
The Preferred Provider's Handbook : Building a Successful Private Therapy Practice in the Managed Care Marketplace by William L. Poynter
Psycho-Economics : Managed Care in Mental Health in the New Millennium by Robert D. Weitz (Editor)
The Psychotherapist's Guide to Cost Containment : How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Managed Care by Bernard D. Beitman
Psychotherapy in Managed Health Care : The Optimal Use of Time & Resources by Carol Shaw Austad, William H. Berman (Editor)
Second Opinions : Sixty Psychotherapy Patients Evaluate Their Therapists by Lee D. Kassan
Solution Focused Group Therapy : Ideas for Groups in Private Practice, Schools, Agencies, and Treatment Programs by Linda Metcalf
Some Stories Are Better Than Others : Doing What Works in Brief Therapy and Managed Care by Michael F. Hoyt, Michael Holt
Strategic Marketing : How to Achieve Independence and Prosperity in Your Mental Health Practice by Kalman M., Ph.D. Heller
Surviving the Demise of Solo Practice : Mental Health Practitioners Prospering in the Era of Managed Care by Nicholas A. Cummings (Editor), Michael S. Pallak (Editor), Janet L. Cummings (Editor)
Tracking Mental Health Outcomes: A Therapist's Guide to Measuring Client Progress, Analyzing Data, and Improving Your Practice by Donald E. Wiger, Kenneth B. Solberg


Fees and Salaries of MFT's - AAMFT
How Business Pressures Shape the Social Evolution of Modern Private Practice--A Case Study by Mark Schultz, M.D.
Private Practitioner Newsletter - Psychwatch
Insurance Billing - Do it Yourself Or?... by Kenneth Salzman, PhD
The AAMFT Code of Ethics
Bazelton Center for Mental Health Law
Psychotherapy Finance Website
Public Policy Links
Professional Liability Insurance
National Professional Group
Other Career Links
The Future of Therapy
Managed Care