Working for yourself might seem like a dream come true, especially if you already love being a therapist. But private practice  requires a good business sense as well as a lot of time dedicated to the practice. Starting a private practice providing counseling to clients can be exhilarating. It gives you a chance to help people on your own terms, to research and try new therapeutic techniques, and to structure your business in a way that works with your lifestyle. It can also be terrifying. After all, you might know how to support clients, but likely have little or no experience running or marketing a business.In this podcast I will give you some basic tips on what you need to know before you open mental health counseling practice.