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Episode 207 | Setting Up An Internship Program In Your Group Practice with Tara Sanderson

The Group Practice Exchange

Release Date: 01/11/2023

Episode 236 | Why Your Outward Achievements Don’t Soothe Inner Emptiness with Kasey Compton show art Episode 236 | Why Your Outward Achievements Don’t Soothe Inner Emptiness with Kasey Compton

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Have you ever experienced a time when achieving success didn't lead to the fulfillment and joy you sought?   In this episode, I have a heart-to-heart with Kasey Compton, a therapist, self-love advocate, and accomplished entrepreneur who has led four thriving businesses, propelling her mental health practice into multi-million-dollar territory. We chat about her latest book "In Search of You", which mirrors Kasey's personal quest for meaning beyond success. During our conversation, we uncover how her journey of self-discovery has enriched both her business and personal life.   Here's...

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Episode 235 | The Top 10 Mistakes That I've Made as a Group Practice Owner show art Episode 235 | The Top 10 Mistakes That I've Made as a Group Practice Owner

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Have you ever wondered what mistakes you might be making in your group practice?     I'm no stranger to the challenges that come with running a group practice. Trust me, I've made my fair share of blunders along the way. In this episode, I get real with you about some of the less glamorous sides of group practice ownership as I share the top ten mistakes that I’ve made as a group practice owner. I also tell you all about the insights and lessons I've learned so you can sidestep these common pitfalls.      Here are some of the key topics I dive into: The importance...

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Episode 234 | Transforming Out-of-Network Therapy Reimbursements with Mentaya show art Episode 234 | Transforming Out-of-Network Therapy Reimbursements with Mentaya

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Calculating insurance benefits and submitting insurance claims can often be a major pain point for both clients and group practice owners. But not anymore!   I am so excited to share a new tool that I’ve been using to take this burden off our shoulders: Mentaya. In this episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with Christine Li, the founder and CEO of Mentaya. We delved into how Mentaya’s features, like the instant benefits calculator and automated claim submission, are revolutionizing the reimbursement process, making it easier for therapists to manage private pay clients and for...

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Episode 233 | Lead The Way In Group Practice Innovation as a Visionary show art Episode 233 | Lead The Way In Group Practice Innovation as a Visionary

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a visionary leader in group practice?   In this episode, I dive deep into the transformative power of visionary leadership in group practice. I walk you through the shift from being clinician-centric to becoming a visionary at the helm of your business, explore the hurdles you might face in staying true to your visionary path, and highlight the immense benefits that visionary leadership can bring to your business's growth and your team's cohesion. Here are the key topics I covered in this episode:   The transition that leaders need to make...

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Episode 232 | Navigating Subpoenas and Testimony in Mental Health Care with Tracy Masiello show art Episode 232 | Navigating Subpoenas and Testimony in Mental Health Care with Tracy Masiello

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Have you ever received a subpoena and weren’t quite sure how to handle it?  In this episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Tracy Masiello, a group practice owner and certified mediator, about handling subpoenas as a group practice owner. We discussed the importance of clear policies, procedures, and training for clinicians to effectively manage subpoenas. Dr. Masiello also debunked subpoena myths, explained the consequences of ignoring subpoenas, and provided guidance on how to respond to them. Join us to learn more about: The importance of having clear policies, procedures,...

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Episode 231 | Going Beyond Therapy [Rerelease] show art Episode 231 | Going Beyond Therapy [Rerelease]

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Have you ever considered expanding the services offered in your group practice beyond one-on-one counseling?    Expanding services in a group practice can be a game-changer. In this rerelease episode, I discuss the benefits of doing just that - specifically offering CEs (Continuing Education) and/or training in the community. As a group practice owner myself, I have found that diversifying our services has not only increased our revenue but also reduced burnout among our team members. Join me to learn more about:   Benefits of becoming CE providers in your group practice...

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Episode 230 | Personalizing Benefits to Meet Employees’ Unique Needs with Courtenay Shipley show art Episode 230 | Personalizing Benefits to Meet Employees’ Unique Needs with Courtenay Shipley

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Have you ever wondered how to personalize retirement benefits for your employees?  In this episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with Courtenay Shipley, a business retirement plan owner, about just that. We dive into different retirement plans like 401(k)s, IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs, and SEP IRAs, and discuss the importance of tailoring these plans to specific groups. Courtenay also shares insights on profit sharing and the safe harbor plan design. Listen in to learn more about: The importance of personalizing retirement benefits for employees Exploring different retirement plans like...

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Episode 229 | Optimizing Your Team: Part-Time and Full-Time Therapist Considerations show art Episode 229 | Optimizing Your Team: Part-Time and Full-Time Therapist Considerations

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Have you been considering how you can effectively employ part-time and full-time clinicians in your practice?  In this episode, I delve into the benefits and challenges of hiring part-time and full-time clinicians. I share my personal experience of starting my practice with part-time clinicians and how it has impacted work-life balance expectations. Join me to learn more about: The importance of considering factors such as workplace culture, income, benefits, burnout, and personal fulfillment when employing clinicians. The shift in work-life balance expectations due to COVID-19 and...

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Episode 228 | Beyond Coverage: Exploring the Influence of Insurance Companies in Group Practices show art Episode 228 | Beyond Coverage: Exploring the Influence of Insurance Companies in Group Practices

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Have you ever wondered how insurance companies are impacting the mental health industry?  In this episode, I dive into the influence of insurance companies in group practice. Insurance companies are moving away from paying based on the duration of therapy sessions and towards paying for the quality of care provided. This shift could potentially result in lower reimbursements for therapists, unless we advocate for how values-based care should be reimbursed. Additionally, I discuss the trend of insurance companies owning group practices, which gives them control over therapist compensation...

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Episode 227 | How Can You Differentiate Your Group Practice in a Crowded Marketplace? show art Episode 227 | How Can You Differentiate Your Group Practice in a Crowded Marketplace?

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How can you make your group practice stand out in a crowded marketplace?   In this episode, I dive into the importance of differentiation when it comes to marketing your practice and share my favorite insights from Mike Michalowicz's book, "Get Different". Small changes can make a big impact when it comes to marketing your practice. Here are the key takeaways from the episode that you won’t want to skip: Why differentiation is crucial in a crowded marketplace The three key concepts to make sure you’re including in your marketing How even small changes can set your practice apart from...

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Hey Group Practice Listeners! Do you want to supervise your interns to the next level, even during this crisis? Training interns could be challenging, especially if you can't see them face-to-face. We are honored to have again Dr. Tara Sanderson, a certified clinician who loves working with and talking about Anxiety, OCD, Perfectionism, and Burnout. She is also a trainer and supervisor of interns and pre-licensed folks. She will give her insights on how to have interns in your practice amid the pandemic. Episode Highlights: What advice can be given for practicums and interns at this time? Has the feedback on setting up an internship program changed since Covid? What are the pros and cons of administering an internship program during the pandemic? What to think about before starting one? Why do people set these programs up, and how is it beneficial for the new generation? To connect with Dr. Sanderson: You can visit her website at www.drtarasanderson.com. Or reach her through her social media accounts: @drtarasanders on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This episode is sponsored by TherapyNotes. TherapyNotes is an EHR software that helps behavioral health professionals manage their practice with confidence and efficiency. I use TherapyNotes in my own group practice and love its amazing support team, billing features, and scheduling capabilities. It serves us well as a large group practice owner. Do you ever wish for a financial therapist who could relieve you from the last few months of bookkeeping, talk you off the edge when you're running into issues with Quickbooks, or help you work through a profit plan for growth? GreenOak Accounting does just that! GreenOak Accounting is an accounting firm that specializes in working with group practices. Their value goes WAY beyond bookkeeping; they can help you get on track for financial success. Schedule a free consultation by going to http://greenoakaccounting.com/tgpe