A hands-on and practical guide to professional fulfillment and business success
The first guide to cover all aspects of therapeutic practice, The Therapist's Starter Guide: Setting Up and Building Your Practice, Working with Clients, and Managing Professional Growth provides new practitioners, and those in the first few years of establishing a practice, with the skills needed to succeed, thrive, and grow professionally as well as personally. This vital guide recognizes the practice of psychotherapy as a unique blend of science, art, and business. It equips new mental health professionals with the knowledge they need to transition to their first job out of school or the start of their own therapy practice.
Written by two seasoned mental health professionals with both clinical and managerial experience operating a network of behavioral health providers, this hands-on book is designed for those seeking realistic advice on how to manage a successful career as a therapist—be it working on one's own or as part of a larger organization or practice. Filled with relevant case studies and self-test questions, it presents solid, practical answers to questions including:
The Therapist's Starter Guide: Setting Up and Building Your Practice, Working with Clients, and Managing Professional Growth provides practitioners in counseling, social work, and psychology with the tools they'll need to become outstanding, effective, ethical, and satisfied professionals.