Scheduling is a necessary part of any therapy practice, and can also come with tons of stress and pressure! I wanted to round up my top 6 resources for decreasing scheduling stress for your child and adolescent therapy practice:
Seeing Child Therapy as Medically Necessary
Check out this resource to understand medical necessity when it comes to scheduling. This can help you talk to clients and parents about why you might schedule therapy appointments in a certain way and why therapy needs to be a priority.
Should Kids Miss School for Therapy?
This resource gives you perspective on the importance of therapy services as a priority in a child’s life and a break down of specific laws and statutes regarding school absences for therapy.
3 Limiting Beliefs That Keep You From Your Ideal Schedule And What To Do About It
Before we can change we have to figure out what is holding us back! Dive into the top three limiting beliefs therapists have that prevent them from their ideal schedule and what to do about it!
How Satisfied Are You With Your Schedule?
This resource includes a FREE worksheet to help you identify how satisfied with your schedule you are and assess if shifting your therapy schedule is something you should consider! It also addresses why scheduling may be the key to avoiding burnout.
Losing Steam: Client Cancellations and Therapy Drop Off
If you ever have had a dip in your schedule during the summer, holiday seasons, or clients that seem to always be cancelling for one reason or another - this resource is for you! It includes 3 tips for navigating client cancellations and therapy drop offs!
12 Ways To Battle Therapist Burnout
If scheduling or a million other things that contribute to therapist stress is leaving you feeling burnt out, with compassion fatigue, or just a bit crispy - check out my top 12 favorite ways to battle therapist burnout!
I hope a few (or all!) of these resources helps support you on your journey towards your ideal schedule!
If you need more support in getting past limiting beliefs that keep you from your idea schedule and want the step by step process to get a schedule you love, check out my training on Signature Scheduling Systems: Scheduling Clients Between 8-5 In Your Child and Adolescent Therapy Practice. This training will hold your hand and give you the specific steps, strategies, and exercises to move you into your ideal schedule!
I'm Ann Meehan, an LPCC,