16. Starting and Growing Concierge Psychotherapy and Psychiatric Practices

  1. Chris E. Stout
  1. William R. Lynch

Published Online: 24 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118089972.ch16

Getting Better at Private Practice

Getting Better at Private Practice

How to Cite

Lynch, W. R. (2012) Starting and Growing Concierge Psychotherapy and Psychiatric Practices, in Getting Better at Private Practice (ed C. E. Stout), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118089972.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470903988

Online ISBN: 9781118089972

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Keywords:

  • branding;
  • new patient evaluation;
  • practice promotion;
  • marketing;
  • networking;
  • setting fees;
  • incorporation;
  • scheduling;
  • bookkeeping;
  • billing solution;
  • credit card processing;
  • business planning;
  • persistence;
  • business evolution

Summary

This chapter is a brief but thorough instruction manual for setting up a growing a high-end, cash-based psychiatric practice. It is also applicable to any clinician's psychotherapy practice regardless of professional discipline. Its broad yet concise content ranges from high-level concepts such as the practitioner's attitudes regarding her personal appearance and the value of her services to the more mundane matters involved in practice promotion and office operations.