132: When Do You Need a Virtual Assistant?

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We’ve talked a few times about virtual assistants here on the podcast, but really, I can’t say enough about them. Remember last week when I mentioned how people often ask how I get so much done? Well, the truth is that I’m not personally doing as much as it looks like I’m doing. A big part of my task management and productivity is having assistants. In fact, one of the first things that I’ll talk about with coaching clients is getting a VA or in-house assistant set up to help with mundane, non-clinical tasks. I currently have two VA’s for the Testing Psychologist and another editor for the podcast. 

So when do you need to consider a VA or in-house assistant? Here are just a few clues:

  • You just started a practice
  • You’d rather not pay your own hourly rate for practice management services
  • You feel overwhelmed with your responsibilities
  • You feel bored with certain parts of your day

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CE Opportunity – Webinar on Remote Assessment!

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About Dr. Jeremy Sharp

I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and grew to include 12 licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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