Are you a member yet? Membership is open to all and is the first step towards accreditation.
Are you considering setting up a private practice but need
clarification and an honest and comprehensive overview of the realities that
could await you?
With over a decade of experience in private practice and
the author of the soon-to-be-released 'The Therapists Guide to Private
Practice: Building a Values-Based Business,' Sarah has experience in taking
therapists from the seed of an idea to setting up a private practice.
It’s definitely not the easy route; it requires time,
determination and initial hours of unpaid work, but the results can be hugely
rewarding. In this webinar, Sarah will walk you through an honest and
comprehensive exploration of the benefits and challenges to help you decide if
it's the right step, pulling back the curtain on what it truly takes to
establish and sustain a private practice. Sarah's seasoned perspective aims to
equip you with the knowledge to decide if private practice is your path,
ensuring you embark on this journey with your eyes wide open.
The webinar will also encourage being part of a diverse peer network, offering support and the sharing of diverse perspectives, which can be particularly valuable for therapists in private practice.
Aims and Objectives
• To provide a realistic perspective on the benefits and challenges of
starting and running a private therapy practice.
• To provide therapists with the knowledge to make an informed decision
about entering private practice.
• To provide an overview of flexible options and the options around combining
• To understand the financial implications and growth potential of
• To address the potential for professional isolation and explore ways
to build a supportive network of peers.
• Explore the essential skills and requirements for building a
reputable, inclusive and sustainable private practice.
• To facilitate an interactive and supportive environment where
therapists can ask questions.
Sarah Rees has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years, first as a nurse and then as a BABCP accredited CBT therapist and has expanded her training with EMDR and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). She works alongside Professor Paul Gilbert and his team, delivering supervision for the CFT diploma trainees through the Compassionate Mind Foundation.
Sarah runs a successful private practice in Wilmslow, Cheshire, where she has been helping clients and also mentoring therapists for over a decade. She hosts the podcast ‘Ask the Therapists’ and writes regular blog posts around mental health, therapy and private practice.
Sarah has grown a community for therapists in private practice called ‘Therapists Corner' on Substack, where thousands of therapists connect and work together to evolve and enrich their business. Sarah supports therapists from those first 'should I do this?' moments to building and running a successful private practice that is as financially sound as grounded in values.
Over the last year, Sarah has been writing 'The Therapists Guide to Private Practice: Building a Values-Based Business', which you'll see on the shelves in mid-2024, courtesy of Routledge.
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