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Don't limit the thinking to just saving the relationship...I"m sure there would be value in relationship counselling for providing amicable breakups as well.No one's mentioned lawyers. There must be a % of couples who see family lawyers to start seperation proceedings, only to try to save the relationship. I doubt most lawyers have counsellors to refer to in this situation.
Don't limit the thinking to just saving the relationship...I"m sure there would be value in relationship counselling for providing amicable breakups as well.
I could even put in the google ad words ad: "Free/Complimentary First Session"?
But I decided to just focus on helping people fix their relationships. That's what people pay me for.
From what I have seen, most psychologists/counsellors get their business through word of mouth and it takes a long time to get a good reputation. Can you do it from a room in your own home rather than losing rent?
Did you need to submit a development application?
And how does operating the business from home affect your insurance?
Well done on getting going, Tim. It's the quiet time of year, too, though I guess Christmas can put a strain on many relationships.
Pity you might not get much referred business from clients - I'm guessing many people won't want to broadcast to their friends they are seeking help.
Get some business cards printed and spend a day in IKEA. I reckon lots of relationships unravel in that place.
Don't know much about professional indemnity insurance so can't comment, but I didn't mean household insurance, I was thinking of public liability insurance in case one of your clients trips and injures themselves when visiting for a consultation.I don't know I'm still tossing up whether or not it's worth paying all the money for indemnity insurance. What are people's thoughts?
Don't know much about professional indemnity insurance so can't comment, but I didn't mean household insurance, I was thinking of public liability insurance in case one of your clients trips and injures themselves when visiting for a consultation.
I really should join a counselling organisation so I get professional indemnity insurance. But I don't think what I do is high risk. Someone could try and argue that I gave them bad advice and split up their marriage and therefore I have to pay damages.
You're even allowed by council to put a sign out front,
Famous last words. Get the P.I. I can put you in touch with a great insurance broker, who did my P.I. for me and I have referred at least half a dozen other people to him. PM me your email address if interested.
Sweet! 6m x 10m billboard in the front yard! Make sure you use luminous paint so it can be seen at night.