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Top Private Practice Resources

The Private Practice Startup

Getting Started

We know how difficult it is to get started in private practice, trust us, we’ve been there.  We learned a lot by trial and error over the decade we have been in practice.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a list of quality services to help you along your private practice journey, so you can focus on doing what you love, making a difference in clients’ lives.

Here’s our list of top private practice resources to help your business thrive. Check it out! 

Online Therapist Directories

Psychology Today

We LOVE Psychology Today and have used it successfully for years. Contact us at Kate@ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com so we can hook you up with your first 6 months FREE. Whoop Whoop! 

For more Psychology Today #NinjaTips listen to our podcast with Laura Long on Creating a BadAss Directory Profile. You’re welcome! 

In addition to their directory profile, Good Therapy offers amazing perks like endless FREE CEU training, personal listing feedback, and a community of other therapists who support one another. Use this code: trial602016k2 for 2 FREE months when you sign up with them.

Listen to our podcast with Dave Ake, Editorial Director at GoodTherapy.org for even more tips on 5 Ways to Emotionally Connect with Your Ideal Clients

Web Design Services

Website building is no joke! It’s super time consuming, overwhelming, and pricey if you work with an independent website consultant.

Leave it to the experts at Brighter Vision. They will build your site, set up hosting, take care of all images, and SEO for $59 a month. That is seriously a steal! Click the link below to get your first month FREE. It’s a no brainer!!!

TherapySites designs professional, affordable, and effective websites for therapists. They make it easy to attract new clients and generate more revenue by including everything you need for a thriving online presence.

You pay a monthly hosting fee of $59/month with no long-term contracts. Everything is included, from credit card processing to appointment requests, basic SEO, and many more features. Start building your website today, click THIS LINK and enter promo code “PPS” to receive a free website and one month of free hosting service! 

DIY Online Website Courses

A Little Course About WordPress

Get Started Learning WordPress

A Little Course About WordPress is your introductory guide to understanding WordPress and how to use it. This course will help you ease into this new system and de-mystify it.

Daniel Fava (from createmytherapistwebsite.com) will take you through a guided tour of the WordPress dashboard, and show you exactly what you can do in each one and the settings.

The Create My Therapist Website Toolbox

Learn More About The Create My Therapist Website Toolbox

This step-by-step course will help you confidently create a DIY website using WordPress. Daniel Fava provides you with a clear roadmap with EVERY step needed to create a professional-looking website. Along with downloadable resources and 4 bonuses, Daniel will help you overcome your tech challenges and hold your hand the entire way.

Electronic Health Records

TherapyNotes is the one of the most trusted online practice management system with scheduling, notes, billing, and a client portal plus unlimited support and security, TherapyNotes gives you more time to spend with what matters most: your clients. Sign up with promo code PPS17 to receive 1 month free and 10% discount off your first year.

Want the inside scoop on what makes Therapy Notes so awesome! Listen to our podcast with CEO Brad Pliner on 5 Benefits of Using Cloud Based EMR Software for Private Practices

Productivity Services

We are obsessed with Fiverr! We seriously could not do what we do without it. If you’re in private practice, you NEED to check this out. Search for a ton of services on Fiverr, an online marketplace for all your business needs, from logo design, video editing and more. Focus on what you do best by delegating the tasks you dislike most to Fiverr!

Podcast Post-Production

The Podcasting Group

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Podcasting is both fun and a great way to grow your private practice. We LOVE podcasting, but the post-production is stressful and time consuming. Leave the post-production editing up to the experts. The Podcasting Group, is who does our post-production, and they are amazing! They handle the whole process behind the scene so we can focus on what we love most.

If you are podcasting or thinking about it, hand over the post production to The Podcasting Group. Let them know you heard it from us and use the code “Startup” to save 25% off any of his Podcast “Jump-Start” Packages.

Marketing & Design

Moo Business Cards

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We’ve used Moo for business card designs in the past and loved them! Moo designs some of the most creative business cards on the market for a reasonable rate. Click the link for more info.

Hootsuite Social Media Manager

Get started with your FREE 30 Day Trial!

We live by Hootsuite! Posting on all the social media platforms can be super time consuming and frustrating. Hootsuite eliminates the hassle by allowing you to post to different platforms simultaneously. Control all your Social Media profiles from one place by quickly and easily scheduling posts. Click the link above to start your FREE 30 day trial! 

Logo design is an essential aspect of branding and business development. 99 Designs is super cool, get the best designers from around the world to create numerous designs for you. Pick a winner and walk away with an original design. It’s a super cool and reasonably priced!

We’ve been using GoDaddy since they inceptions of our businesses and have had a great experience with their website hosting and domain services. GoDaddy.com is the world’s leading domain name registrar with instant brand-name recognition and low registration fees. Click the link above to SAVE 30%.

Business Services

If you’re in private practice than you NEED a HIPAA compliant email platform to securely send emails with clients. Hushmail offers an amazing user friendly platform.

Over the years, we’ve used a ton of different platforms for email marketing, landing pages, forms, webinar platforms, etc. Get Response was the answer to our prayers with all services in ONE location. Get your FREE MONTH trial with this Get Response link. You’ll be glad you did!

Zoom - Video Conferencing, Webinars, Screen Sharing, Etc.

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Katie and I LOVE Zoom and use it often. It’s a very user friendly and reliable platform for video conferencing, webinars, screen sharing, and fully compliant for telehealth aka technology assisted counseling. Click the link above to experience the greatness of Zoom!

We’ve used Phone.com for over 7 years and have been really happy with their services! In private practice it’s super important to have professionals boundaries with your client, Phone.com helps you to easily set up your call forwarding number/s. Give your business a phone line managed entirely online. Get a new number or transfer an existing one, add lines, and organize your business contacts for with Phone.com. Check it out!

We’ve used Click Meeting and Click Webinar before migrating all our services to Get Response. If you are in need of just a webinar or meeting platform this is it! We tried several other well-known platforms but always had tech issues. Incorporate presentation slides, images, videos, and even a white board for participant engagement and poll your participants throughout the webinar. This platform is easy to use and their customer service department is super responsive. We totally recommend it!

We’ve used Blue Host and have been happy with their website hosting services. Keep your website safe and secure when you host through BlueHost. BlueHost powers websites all over and offers 24/7 customer services to keep you, and your website, in business.

Legal Services

Legal Zoom

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Legal Zoom provides you with the tools you need to protect your personal and business matters. Get an attorney’s advice on everything from business to leases and everything in between. Kate’s used Legal Zoom to get trademarked. They were really efficient and the process was simple!

We’ve used this to get incorporated in the past. If you don’t have an attorney that you’re connected to already, this is a great option. Incorporate.com assists hundreds of thousands of small business owners incorporate or form an LLC. Click the link below to get started today!

Stock Photos

We can’t say enough about Fotolia! We love their stock photos. If you are in private practice and have a website, you MUST make sure you own the rights to all of your images unless you want to have a law suit on your hands (nobody wants that, right?). If you want images without paying royalties, Fotolia offers thousands of images, videos, and illustrations for you to use.

Shutterstock

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Katie loves Shutterstock for stock photos. They have an awesome selection and are reasonably priced. Regardless of the platform you use, just make sure you purchase your images from a reputable company. Access thousands of professional photos until you find the ones that speak to you and your business.

Books

Audible is our favorite resource for when we want to get our time mastery ON. Download over 100,000 audio books right to wherever you are: home, work, or your commute. Try Audible now and get your first month AND book free. If after 30 days you’re not hooked, still keep the book!