TTP #67: Dr. Ed Martinelli – Testing In and Out of the University System

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Ever wanted to provide evals for university students? Dr. Ed Martinelli has worked in both the university setting and in a private practice providing evals for university students for nearly 10 years. Today, he’s talking with us about both sides of the coin. Some topics we cover include: Differences between K-12 evals and university/college evals Functional impairment vs. medical diagnoses …

TTP #66: Dr. Dan Miller – School Neuropsychology

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What is school neuropsychology? Dan Miller is here to tell you. He also has many thoughts on current and historical identification of learning disorders. Oh, and he’s written some software to help make report writing more efficient for clinicians. We dive into all of these things and more – check it out! Cool Things Mentioned in This Episode Dan’s School …

TTP #65: What I Wish I Knew #5 – Testing is Expensive!

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I’ve been in so many meetings with other practitioners who say something like, “Wow, you must be making bank doing testing! It’s so lucrative, right?” Not exactly. Insurance doesn’t pay more for testing than therapy in many cases, and we’ve talked all about how you can lose money in a testing practice. Today I’m talking specifically about overhead for testing …

TTP #64: What I Wish I Knew #4 – Write Down Your Processes

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Testing is such an awesome service area – we have specialized knowledge that is hard to come by in the mental health provider world. From interviewing to test battery design to interpretation and report writing, we bring a HUGE skill set to our craft. I learned the hard way that – surprise! – people can’t read your mind. So today …

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TTP #63: What I Wish I Knew #3 – Delegate Early

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We got through grad school and started a private practice because we have a high drive for success and the ability to get things done. But these traits can be a double-edged sword! For me it led to doing way too much for way too long. So today’s episode is an ode to delegating. Cool Things Mentioned in This Episode …

Billing systems

TTP #62: What I Wish I Knew #2 – Billing Systems

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Starting a practice is really exciting – especially when the money starts coming in 🙂 Whether you take insurance or work with private pay only, many of us experience a big shift in income when we start our practices and start generating business after the first few months. But with that comes the need for good billing systems – the …

TTP #60: Summer Sprint Series #4 – Accounting!

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Here we are: Summer Spring series #4 – all about accounting. Today’s bonus announcement: THE PAPERWORK PACKETS ARE AVAILABLE. I’ve gotten so many requests for these resources and have worked hard over the last several months to put these together, and now I’m excited to put all this together! There are three options: 1) the Clinical packet, 2) the Administrative …

TTP #59: Summer Sprint Series #3 – Should You Hire Admin Staff?

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Here we are at Summer Sprint series #3. Today’s bonus announcement: The Legacy Project – a mastermind group for male mental health professionals trying to find balance between work, family, relationships, money, and meaning. My colleague, John Clarke, and I are looking for 8 guys who want to grow together and create a community of accountability. Apply for the Legacy …

TTP #58: Summer Sprint Series #2 – Where to Find Good Hires

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Welcome to episode number 2 of the Summer Sprint series! Today’s bonus announcement: you asked for paperwork – now you’ve got it! I’ve been working on several paperwork packets and will release them next week. You can choose from a Report Template packet, an Administrative Packet, and – by popular demand – a Psychometrist Training Packet! More info and a …