Top Practice Building Resources
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 Therapy Directories
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!
Good Therapy / CLICK HERE For Pro Membership For The Price of Basic Membership (Annual Upfront or Annual Paid Monthly subscriptions only) For Up to One Year
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: Pro2019PPS valid until December 31, 2019 to get Pro Membership for the price of Basic Membership (monthly or annual) for up to one year for new customers only.
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.
Therapy Den / Click HERE
TherapyDen is a new national therapist directory for our modern world. TherapyDen keeps up with the times and evolves to reflect the society we serve. At TherapyDen, not only can a client find a therapist based on common issues, such as anxiety and relationship troubles, but they can search for a therapist that treats the unique struggles of today.
Brighter Vision / Click Here for Your First Month FREE!
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!!!
Create your own beautiful, fully customizable Wix website with a drag and drop builder making it easier to navigate and less time consuming. Use the SEO options within Wix to optimize your website for Google. Kate uses Wix and LOVEs it! Use this code to try Wix for FREE for a limited time.
DIY Website Courses
A Little Course About 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 demystify 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.
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.
The Blog Traffic Accelerator
What if you could attract tons of potential clients to your private practice website, without spending heaps of money on Facebook or Google Ads? It's possible! The Blog Traffic Accelerator is Daniel Fava's (of Create My Therapist Website & Private Practice Elevation) step-by-step system to grow your private practice website traffic organically by combining a simple system for blogging with the untapped power of Pinterest.
Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
Therapy Notes Get 2 Free Months!
TherapyNotes™ is the most trusted online practice management system for behavioral health practices of all sizes. With scheduling, notes, billing, and a client portal – plus unlimited support and worry-free security – TherapyNotes™ helps you focus less on paperwork and more on what matters most: your clients. To sign up or learn more, visit TherapyNotes, using promo code “PPS” to receive 2 months free instead of 1. 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!
Therapy Partner/ Click Here for Complimentary Comprehensive Audit
TherapyPartner’s practice management technology continues to be an industry leader, helping clinicians across the country to streamline the business side of their business so they can truly earn more and thrive! The software intuitively learns your practice preferences, quickly streamlining all of your business of practice needs. Watch this video to learn more!
The technology automatically ties all administrative processes together including appointment scheduling, reminders, billing, automated/encrypted statements, progress notes and more! Contact them for complimentary, Comprehensive Business Audit to see how Therapy Partner can help your practice!
Online Product Sales Platform
If you offer any products online, it’s essential that you have a high converting and user friendly platform for your checkout pages. Thrive Cart is a wonderful solution to for automating your checkout process, offering bump offers, creating upsells or downsells, reoccurring payments, and tracking all transactions as well as affiliate sales. We use Thrive Cart in our online business and love it! Use this link to SAVE $1400 and get Thrive Cart today for just $595.
Cupla Media: Practice Shorts/ CLICK HERE FOR 30% OFF
Video is one of the best tools we have when it comes to marketing and growing your practices. We want to help more therapists use video to reach out to their ideal clients.
That’s why my friends at Cupla Media created Practice Shorts – pre-made customizable videos for your practice. Practice Shorts are inexpensive, pre-made 30 second marketing videos. They are ready to customize with your logo and number. They are effective for social media conversions and website SEO.
Practice Shorts help you attract more clients, stay out of the spotlight (if you’re camera shy!),
do more with less, and convert more browsers into clients! If you want to start using video to market your practice, CLICK HERE to get started.
We love Gusto as a payroll solution for private practitioners! Gusto automatically files and pays your taxes, it’s super easy to use, and you can add benefits and HR support to help take care of your team and keep your business safe. It’s loyal, it’s modern — you might fall in love yourself. Listeners get three months free when they run their first payroll. Click here for your first 3 months for FREE!
Therapy Homework App
Therachat/ Get Your First Month FREE ($40 discount)
Therachat is a comprehensive website and app that makes it easy for you to engage with your clients in between sessions, which increases client successful outcomes. Both therapists and clients love using it!
You can assign pre-made or customized homework between session, transfer documents AND send unlimited messages to all your clients. Fully secure & HIPAA-compliant web and mobile apps. Therapists describe Therachat as “Revolutionary” and an “Essential Companion”!
Try Therachat now. CLICK HERE to get your first month FREE (worth $40) with couponcode TPPS.
Marketing & Design
Moo Business Cards/ Check it out!
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!
99 Designs/ Get Started With the Brand Starter Pack!
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!
Godaddy/ Receive 30% OFF!
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%.
Hushmail / Click Here for 10% Off
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.
Get Response / Get Your 1 Month FREE Trial Today!
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/ Get Your FREE Trial Here
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!
Phone.com Call Forwarding / Get your FREE 30 day trial here!
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 professional 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!
Click Meeting & Click Webinar/ Click here to try it FREE for 30 days!
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!
Blue Host/ Get Started Today!
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 Zoom/ Get Started!
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!
INCORPORATE.COM / Get Your Package Savings for Just $99!
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.
Fotolia/ Get 20% Off Your First Purchase!
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/ Get started now!
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!
Adobe Stock Photos/ Get 10 Free Pictures with Adobe Stock.
This is one of our favorite stock photo for purchasing the rights to use images for content creation on your website and other marketing strategies. Don’t make the mistake of using images without owning the rights or permission to use them. Here’s a like for 10 free images!
Audible/ Read All News
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!
CEUS WITH GOOD THERAPY/ Register for Your Premium Account Now!
GoodTherapy offers quality, accessible continuing education events. These events allow therapists, counselors, and other mental health professionals to fulfill their license requirements while expanding their knowledge and clinical skills. Their events are approved by leading sponsors for credit hours, and they are available with downloadable CE certificates. Premium Membership with GoodTherapy includes unlimited access to their approved CE Program, including live online events and hundreds of homestudy recordings. Register for a Premium Membership here.