Mental health professionals – professional development

Washington DC Psychologist, Dr. Lynn Friedman, developed this blog, “Mental health professionals – professional development” for her Johns Hopkins graduate students.

mental health professionals - professional development

mental health professionals – professional development

Developing your psychotherapy skills & building a private practice

A tripartite model of private psychotherapy practice development

A tripartite model of private practice development

Self-awareness leads to better clinical work

What is Psychoanalysis 

Establishing the therapeutic frame

Developing the therapeutic frame

Lateness and “no shows” in the clinical hour

What is countertransference? Two meanings

The clinician’s countertransference to the patient who comes late or does not show

When the psychotherapist comes late

Understanding the patient who comes late

Dealing with Silence in a Clinical Setting, with a note about supervisory conflict

Setting fees

Developing your expertise

Establishing a Study Group

Finding your psychotherapy niche

Establishing your psychotherapy niche

Identifying your preferred theoretical orientation

Helpful readings for those serious about developing psychotherapy skills

Read more about psychoanalysis – search for psychoanalytic articles here

Sharing your expertise

Creating Workshops

Clinical websites

Generating referrals

Generating patient referrals

Making Referrals

Making referrals when you haven’t opened your practice

Building a private psychotherapy practice while working at a job

Helping people find low fee referrals

Mechanics of practice

Finding office space

Mental health professionals – professional development

Graduate students in the mental health professions

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