Managing your practice

Time : 08:30 – 12:30
Length of Training : 4 Hours
Type of Training : Half-day Workshop
Who should attend

Anyone with an interest in practice management, particularly:

  • Psychologists
  • Registered Counsellors
  • Intern Psychologists
  • Masters Psychology Students

The workshop will focus on the central elements of running an effective private practice. Specifically, the workshop will cover topics including:
(1) Marketing
(2) Financial Management and Accounting
(3) Referral Management
(4) Relations with Professional Bodies
(5) Rooms
(6) Insurance
The workshop is targeted at those new to private practice or considering establishing a new practice.


Central to the workshop outcomes will be the address of practical considerations regarding establishing a sustainable practice. At the end of the workshop participants should have a sound plan of action regarding each of the elements detailed above. The workshop will be practical and will emphasise discussion among the participants as individual plans of action are tailored.

What is included
  • A four hour workshop emphasising the noted elements tailored to participants’ particular concerns.
  • Individuals are advised to bring their personal laptops so as to facilitate the sharing and development of resources such as contract templates, Excel invoicing template, etc.
  • Refreshments

Graham du Plessis

Graham du Plessis has worked as a clinical psychologist in various government institutions and since 2008 in private practice in Greenside. He has extensive experience in clinical psychology, forensic psychology, executive coaching, and corporate consulting in the areas of risk and behaviour communication.

He was a founding director of Stratfield Performance Consulting, who specialise in tailored performance strategies that draw from performance psychology, industrial psychology and behavioural economics. Since 2011 he has been a member of full time academic staff in the Department of Psychology at the University of Johannesburg. He is an active practitioner who has a strong interest both in academic psychology and psychotherapy practice.

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