Successful Private Practice In Neuropsychology: A Scientist-practitioner Model

Paperback | September 3, 2003

byMary PeppingEditorMary Pepping

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At last, a hands-on guide for neuropsychologists who want to explore, establish or expand their own private practice. Do you dream about the freedom of your own office and schedule, but worry about the financial viability of self-employment? Are you weary of the dictates of managed care, but find it hard to see other alternatives? Would you like to vary your practice, but aren't quite sure what else you would like to do, or how to get started? Are you concerned about the potential isolation in a private practice, or how to maintain your teaching and research involvement while still paying the rent? For these and many other important questions, this up-to-date volume can be your step-by-step guide for creating an enjoyable, flexible and equitably paid mix of evaluation, teaching, research, and/or treatment activities.Learn how to find and deliver the following:- High quality, low cost office space- Effective billing and collection practices- Group therapy and community workshops- Teaching as a marketing tool- Research - it's not just for academicsself-employment? Are you weary of the dictates of managed care, but find it hard to see other alternatives? Would you like to vary your practice, but aren't quite sure what else you would like to do, or how to get started? Are you concerned about the potential isolation in a private practice, or how to maintain your teaching and research involvement while still paying the rent? For these and many other important questions, this up-to-date volume can be your step-by-step guide for creating an enjoyable, flexible and equitably paid mix of evaluation, teaching, research, and/or treatment activities.Learn how to find and deliver the following:- High quality, low cost office space- Effective billing and collection practices- Group therapy and community workshops- Teaching as a marketing tool- Research - it's not just for academics * Provides a crash course in business management for therapists * Includes examples, worksheets, business forms, and exercises * Suitable for newly licensed therapists and seasoned professionals

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At last, a hands-on guide for neuropsychologists who want to explore, establish or expand their own private practice. Do you dream about the freedom of your own office and schedule, but worry about the financial viability of self-employment? Are you weary of the dictates of managed care, but find it hard to see other alternatives? Woul...

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At last, a hands-on guide for neuropsychologists who want to explore, establish or expand their own private practice. Do you dream about the freedom of your own office and schedule, but worry about the financial viability of self-employment? Are you weary of the dictates of managed care, but find it hard to see other alternatives? Woul...

Dr. Mary Pepping is a board certified neuropsychologist with 33 years of experience evaluating and treating working-age people and older adolescents with various forms of acquired brain injury. These include people with traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, stroke, multiple sclerosis, anoxic injuries, residual effects of neurological co...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:September 3, 2003Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword.
Preface.
The Challenge of Private Practice in Neuropsychology.
Other Potential Indignities.
The Good News.
Getting Started: Practical, Preliminary Questions.
A Practical Guide for Opening Your Business.
Marketing and Other Matters.
Creative Approaches to Financial Issues.
Medical-Legal Work.
Consultation and Supervision Practice.
Psychometric Concerns.
Nuts and Bolts of Your Evaluation Practice.
Therapy Practices for Neuropsychologists.
How to Design and Impliment a Cognitive Group.
Research as a Daily Reality.
Summary.

Editorial Reviews

"...I recommend this book as a comprehensive starting point for neuropsychologists..."
-JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY

"It should be thought provoking and instructive to anyone who reads it... it is an ideal first guide."
-ARCHIVES OF CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY