This podcast episode is a continuation of Episode 001. These tips are specifically geared towards mental health trainees or people who are early in their mental health careers: graduate students in psychology, post doc students, psychiatric residents, medical students interested in psychiatry, or early-career psychiatrists.
In the first official episode of “Your Mental Health First,” Dr. Mel shares tips and pointers for better mental health when you’re just starting out in your practice. Here are some of the things that Dr. Mel has learned since completing her psychiatric residency in 2008.
In this episode, Dr. Mel continues her discussion of the factors that mental health professionals need to consider when setting up a private practice, particularly if they are already working in a hospital or clinic. Here are 8 more tips to help you move forward.
Dr. Mel discusses 7 things mental health professionals should consider when starting a private practice, including hours, location, whether to take insurance, what to tell your supervisor, and when to hire an assistant.