Howard Rosenthal "Before You See Your First Client: 55 Things Counselors, Therapists & Human Service Providers Need to Know"
Routledge | 2004-10-15 | ISBN: 0415950643 | 176 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Before You See Your First Client begins where courses, workshops, training seminars, & textbooks leave off, providing a c&id behind-the-scenes look at the fields of therapy, counseling & human services. In a reader-friendly & accessible style, Dr. Howard Rosenthal offers his readers useful & practical ideas for the implementation, improvement, & expansion of one's mental health practice. Each of 55 concise chapters provides vital information regarding clinical work & policy issues on topics such as opening a risk-free private practice, maximizing one's salary, resume-building, ethical issues of advertising & marketing, managed care, billing, confidentiality, & malpractice policy rates. St&-alone chapters allow the reader to easily find a topic of particular interest for a quick overview of the issue, followed by worthwhile tips & advice. Based on the author's own personal experiences, the book is written in an intimate & personal style to which inexperienced & beginning therapists can easily relate.