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How to run a successful private practice: all you need to know. 

~ Workshop presented by Dr Robert Watson, Clinical Psychologist, Accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist & Supervisor, & Vice-Chair of the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy.

~ Relevant for Clinical/Counselling Psychologists, and Psychotherapists/Counsellors.   

This will be the twenty second run of this popular and informative workshop (see previous delegate feedback below).

Setting up and running a successful private practice can be highly rewarding but it can be challenging. Many therapists feel uncertain and unconfident about making the transition.  The workshop will help you:

1. Build a narrative of confidence as a therapist in private practice, and guide you towards helpful ways of relating to your work and self-management. 

2. Understand and address the issues that you will face in setting up, developing and running a successful private practice.

3. Learn about the practicalities of marketing (afternoon session allocated for this).

4. Understand data protection and how to make your practice compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation.   

5. Know how to work ethically and safely, (including online therapy).

6. Manage the demands on the self that come from working independently.

7. Nurture a stimulating workplace for yourself.  

Location Greater London
Category Talking Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 11 Mar 2019
Start time 9:00am
Time info Coffee/tea from 09am for a 9.15 prompt start.
Venue Address Elizabeth Gaskell's House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW.
Description The workshop fee includes a sandwich lunch, and tea and coffee throughout the day. All participants will receive workshop handouts and information packs containing useful examples of therapy contracts, blogs, marketing letters, GDPR privacy policy etc. Participants are welcome to contact Robert Watson with any questions that arise after the workshop as he is always keen to hear how delegates have progressed with their private practice.
Amount £120
Organiser Become Psychology
Speaker Dr Robert Watson, Clinical Psychologist, Accredited CAT Supervisor & Therapist, Vice-Chair ACAT.
CPD activity Workshop
CPD hours 6
Description I qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2001. I've delivered training to different professional audiences on a wide variety of topics since qualification. I always enjoy it and receive good feedback from my attendees. I worked in the NHS for ten years in adult mental health and sexual health/HIV services. I have worked with a wide range of psychological and sexual health problems, and worked to a senior level in the profession, managing services and training and supervising others. I was the lead Clinical Psychologist for a Specialist Psychological Therapies Service for severe and complex problems before leaving the NHS to set up in private practice. I am an accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist and Supervisor, and I have been the Vice Chair for the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT) since 2013. On the business side of my career, I started private practice in London in 2011, subsequently becoming one of four partners of Become Psychology. I have been running workshops on setting up in private practice since 2015. I was the lead for ACAT on GDPR for therapists in private practice, and contributed to GDPR implementation at an organisational level for ACAT prior to its implementation on May 25th, 2018.
Name Robert Watson
Contact No. 07941027765
Keywords GDPR, Marketing, Training event
Regions North East, North West
Event User Information
Name Robert Watson
Telephone Number 07941027765