Transform Your Occupational Therapy Skills into a Thriving Private Practice!
Discover the business strategies OT schools didn't teach you
Dive into our curated videos and resources designed to fast-track your journey to a successful OT private pay practice
Minimize mistakes, maximize impact, and attract the clients you deserve
Unlock the 5 Key Ingredients to OT Private Pay Success!
Starting an OT Private Pay Practice is more than just being a great therapist. Through years of experience, we've distilled the essence of a thriving practice into 5 crucial elements. These aren't complex strategies or additional qualifications; they're about leveraging your innate skills as an OT. By understanding and implementing these elements, you can set the foundation for a profitable and fulfilling practice.
Don't miss out on these game-changing insights!
Starting a Mobile OT Practice, Minimizing Risks, and Living Intentionally with Monica Matthews-Smith, OTR/L
Monica Matthews-Smith, OTR/L is an amazing OT who is prioritizing her time and financial freedom while still making an impact. She is embracing a growth mindset and minimizing her risk as she starts her mobile OT practice. This interview has so many nuggets of wisdoms for other OTs who face feeling like an imposter, think it is too complicated to start your own practice, and need some helpful tips to put your fears behind you.
Financial Freedom for Occupational Therapists: Prioritize Your Dreams
Prioritizing your own financial freedom will make you a better occupational therapist. When you have less financial stress in your life you are able to show up more fully for your clients. However, many occupational therapists can feel guilty about prioritizing their own financial health. In this video, I walk through the reasons why it is critical for you to put your financial freedom at the top of your list.
The Costs of Starting an OT Private Pay Practice
There is a perception that starting an OT Private Pay Practice will be very expensive. However, this doesn't have to be the case. There are many expenses associated with starting a business that just simply can be delayed or avoided all together when you are starting your OT Private Pay Practice
How This OT Paid Off $103k of Student Loans in 3 Years!
Learn how this OT absolutely crushed her student loan debt. If you are struggling under the weight of your OT student loan debt then the fastest path to feeling lighter is to quickly pay off your loans. But, if you have a high student loan debt it can feel like an impossible task. But with some proper planning and some discipline it is entirely possible for you to get debt free faster than you imagined. How do I know? If Natalie Gaskin, OTR/L, was able to do it, so can YOU. Watch this interview to find out how.
Unlock the Secrets to Building Strong Referral Partnerships for Your OT Private Pay Practice
Learn how to rock the meeting you have with potential referrals sources for your OT Private Pay Practice to move the relationship from unknown entity to trusted partner.
OT Private Pay Practice: How To Achieve Occupational Choice
As an OT you are constantly advocating for occupational choice for your clients. But, let me ask you a simple question: do you, as the OT, have occupational choice for yourself? If not, it may be time to consider making some changes in how you practice as an OT.
How To Reduce Overwhelm When Starting An OT Private Pay Practice
Starting an OT Private Pay Practice can be totally overwhelming. Every OT business owner at one point or another has felt that same thing. But, with a little preparation and guidance, you can eliminate much of the overwhelm you are feeling by following a few simple steps.
How To Start An OT Private Pay Practice
Let's simplify what's most important when starting your OT Private Pay Practice. Because the truth is that you can do it in shorter time than you thought and with less money than you thought as well.
Preventing Burnout as an OT Entrepreneur :: Secrets From A Successful OT Private Pay Practice
Many Occupational Therapists become entrepreneurs as a way to have more time freedom, more treatment freedom and more money freedom. It is a way to escape high productivity standards that often lead to OTs experiencing burnout. But, if you aren't careful, you can also experience burnout as an OT entrepreneur.
How To Set Up Your OT Private Pay Practice For Success
Many Occupational Therapist receive little to no business training in OT school. However, that doesn't mean you still can't start and grow a thriving OT business. Luckily, there are 5 critical things to focus on to set your occupational therapy private pay practice up for success from the very beginning.
This One Strategy Improves EVERYTHING in Your OT Private Pay Practice
The way you show up with your occupational therapy private pay practice makes all the difference in whether you are attracting clients who are excited to work with you or constantly dealing with no shows.
How To Deal With Competition In Your OT Private Practice
It is easy to be scared or nervous about competition in your town or city when starting or growing your occupational therapy private practice. But, competition alone isn't a bad thing. And, your biggest competition likely isn't even another therapy practice. Here's how we embraced competition in NYC with our occupational therapy private pay practice.
OT Private Pay Practice: How To Answer The Most Dreaded Question
When you are starting your occupational therapy private pay practice you will be faced with needing to answer the question "Do you take my insurance?" This question has been known to send chills down OTs spines, cause the OT to start to studder and suddenly lose the ability to speak coherently. But, there are a few important strategies which are easy to implement so that you can answer this question confidently, smoothly, and build rapport with your prospective client.
Top Occupational Therapy Practice Marketing Mistakes To Avoid
Marketing your occupational therapy private practice is critical to ensuring you have a steady stream of clients coming through the door. But if you aren't getting the results you want from your OT marketing efforts, make sure you aren't making one of these mistakes.
Top OT Private Practice Mistakes
When Occupational Therapists transition to opening their own private pay practice there can be a huge fear of making mistakes. But making mistakes is how you learn and get better. This video covers the top mistakes we made when we opened our private pay practice so you can learn from them and have success more quickly.
OTs in Successful Private Practices Do THIS
When Occupational Therapists transition from just being a therapist to now owning their own private practice, a stumbling block can be embracing your new title: CEO. Learn how to differentiate between working ON your business instead of IN your business for faster growth.
More OT Freedom Through Private Pay
Are you an occupational therapist who loves their clients but don't like the manner in which you have to do your job? You can achieve more freedom in your life and still be the amazing occupational therapist you are. You just have to change how you get paid.
OT Private Practice Start Up: Full or Part-time?
Should you start your occupational therapy private pay practice by going all-in and doing it full-time from the beginning or go the slow and steady route by doing it on a part-time basis?
OT Private Practice - Top Social Media Myths
Don't fall into the trap of wasting time with social media when trying to build your occupational therapy private pay practice without first understanding the top myths about using social media to grow your clientele.
The PROS of Starting an OT Private Pay Practice
In this video I share with you 3 different pros we have encountered since starting our Occupational Therapy Private Pay Practice back in 2014.
The CONS of Starting an OT Private Pay Practice
Starting an Occupational Therapy Private Pay Practice is absolutely exciting but also nerve-racking. Before jumping in feet first know what some of the cons are to running your own OT private pay practice.
The OT Private Practice One Page Business Plan
For occupational therapists starting a private pay practice the secret to getting started is to do LESS, not more. There's no better place than making sure your business plan is simple. In fact, it should fit all on 1 page and contain just 5 critical elements.