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Scheduling Clients


Offering flexible hours to your clients may help to set you apart from other clinicians. Evening and weekend appointments allow families to access services without altering school and work schedules. Consider which scheduling mechanism is best for your needs. Of course there is the traditional paper planner, and online planners such as google calendar. Texting clients the morning of their appointment as a reminder can decrease the rate of missed appointments. There are also practice management programs that integrate scheduling, progress notes, treatment plans and billing. Many of these programs offer free trials. Such programs include


  • Simple Practice
  • Therapy Notes
  • TheraNest

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