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Psychology students in training: Private practice is alive and well.

I gave a talk last week to the pre-doctoral internship class at Pace University’s counseling center on how to get started in private practice. All across the country little groups like this are running the last miles of the marathon that is doctoral training: internship, dissertation, post-doc hours, license exam. For many who aspire to become a psychologist, private practice is the ultimate destination. Yet seldom in doctoral training is anyone taught what to do once they reach that destination.

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TherapySafetyNet.org

TherapySafetyNet is a new project designed to address the mental health needs of uninsured New Yorkers. The organizing vision is for everyone to have access to affordable mental health care.

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Considerations in Selecting a Therapist

No shortage of psychotherapists exists in New York City. Choosing a therapist who matches your needs can be a daunting task, particularly at a time when feeling stressed. A compilation of resources to inform your decision follows.

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Advantages of Paying Privately

Paying “out of pocket” may seem costlier than using your insurance to cover the cost of psychotherapy. However, you may find that paying privately provides you certain advantages.

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