The Resilient Mental Health Practice: Nourishing Your Business, Your Clients, and Yourself is a fundamental resource for mental health professionals, designed to serve as a comprehensive yet parsimonious handbook to inspire and inform novice, developing, and experienced mental health professionals. Replete with case studies, The Resilient Mental Health Practice gives readers a big-picture view of private practice, including detailed explorations of various topics related to therapist self-care and preventing burnout. Chapters provide a range of ways in which clinicians can build a resilient and sustainable practice while also taking care of their clients and themselves.
"The Resilient Mental Health Practice is an excellent addition to the library of any practitioner. If you are looking for a better way to run a values-consistent, wise, and thriving practice, consider this required reading."
Dennis Tirch, PhD, director of The Center for Compassion Focused Therapy
Acknowledgements About the Editors About the Contributors Introduction Jennifer M. Ossege, PsyD and Richard W. Sears, PsyD Section 1: Practice Management: Nourishing Your Business 1. Independent Practice and Consultation Services as a Solo Practitioner Richard W. Sears, PsyD 2. Establishing, Maintaining, and Growing a Group Private Practice Ted Ossege, MSW, LCSW and Jennifer M. Ossege, PsyD 3. Creating and Sustaining an Assessment/Forensic-Based Practice Steve Sparks, PhD, ABPP 4. Therapist as Manager: Supervising Non-Clinical Staff and Tasks Jennifer M. Ossege, PsyD and Ted Ossege, MSW, LCSW 5. Navigating the Digital Landscape: A Practitioner’s Guide to Moving through the Rough Terrain of the Internet and Social Media Jami Wilder, PsyD and Heather Wilder, PsyD 6. Integration of Clinical Healthcare Strategies: Preparing Clinicians for Shifting Roles Kristy Fritz-Bosse, PsyD and Jennifer M. Ossege, PsyD Section 2: Caring for the Caregiver: Nourishing Yourself 7. Isolation, Disconnection, and Burnout: The Importance of Staying Connected in Private Practice Joy McGhee, PsyD 8. Work-Life Demands: Practical Tips for Finding the Balance Emily Sander, PsyD 9. 25 Strategies for Engaging in Self Care Laura Hensley, MA, LPCC and Andrea Schultz-Duncan, PsyD