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What is Socratic Questioning in Counseling?

Socratic Questioning in counseling, named after the ancient philosopher Socrates, is a valuable skill used within Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The philosopher believed that the use of provocative questions could both challenge client’s unhealthy understandings of their world and of themselves. For clients stuck in a singular way of thinking, Socratic questioning might be the best […]

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Understanding the 8 Minute Rule for Therapy Billing

What is the 8 Minute Rule for therapy billing? A large portion of mental health organizations submit claims to Medicare on a regular basis. This means that they should be familiar with the 8-minute rule for billing. While many providers are familiar, they have yet to perfect the process. In fact, many providers are flustered […]

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The 2021 Guide to Behavioral Health Insurance Billing

Providers need to pay special attention to behavioral health insurance billing in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic swept our nation at the beginning of 2020. Since its start, the need for quality mental health services has increased across the country. A higher number of individuals are suffering from mental and behavioral health-related issues due to the […]

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Trauma-Focused CBT Techniques for Therapists

The trauma-focused CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) approach to psychotherapy was first developed by Judith Cohen in the 1990s. Designed to help children and adolescents work through trauma experiences, TF-CBT has been adopted and is practiced by mental health organizations all over the world.  What is Trauma-Focused Cognitive Based Therapy and When is It Used?  Trauma-Focused […]

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Therapy Podcasts You Should Be Listening to in 2021

Top Therapy Podcasts (for therapists) in 2021

If you’re like most of us, you probably spend a fair amount of time in the car or walking to work. While you love listening to the radio (who doesn’t, right?), maybe you’ve found yourself wondering if your commute time could be spent in a more fruitful and engaging way, something more meaningful than just listening to songs you’ve heard too many times before. Maybe you have some free time and you’re wondering what to do with it. Perhaps you have an upcoming trip planned and you’re wondering how you can occupy your time during that long car ride?

Well fret not–we have the answer: podcasts. Podcasts are a great way to turn what would be wasted time into a learning and engaging experience. As the new year rolls around, now is a great time to decide to dedicate more time to building your podcast listening library.

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How to Make the Most of Your Psychiatric Practice Management Software

If you use practice management software for your psychiatric practice, you know how significantly it can transform your efficiency. But not everyone is aware of everything that practice management software is capable of. Making use of the full range of capabilities can result in major time savings and efficiency gains for your practice. In this […]

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What to Look for in an EMR for Psychiatry

Choosing the right EMR for your psychiatry practice is an important decision. A good EMR solution can make you more efficient and make your practice more enjoyable to run. But choosing an EMR that lacks the features you need can sap your energy and waste time. By identifying your must-have features, you’ll be able to […]

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Benefits of Using Prescription Writing Software for Psychiatry

In days gone by, paper was the only way doctors could communicate prescriptions to pharmacists. Today, prescriptions are increasingly being sent electronically due to the many benefits of e-prescribing. This post examines the benefits for both psychiatrists and patients when prescription writing software replaces older methods of prescribing medications. Patient Safety E-prescribing offers several benefits […]

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What is EPCS in Psychiatry?

Electronic prescriptions are becoming standard, replacing paper prescriptions in most practices. As a result, federal and state governments are looking for ways to use the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) to help battle the growing problem of drug abuse and dependence. In this post, we explore what EPCS regulations are and your responsibilities as […]

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When is E-prescribing Mandatory for Psychiatrists?

E-prescribing is faster, simpler, and less prone to error than using paper or phoning in prescriptions. But not every provider finds e-prescribing attractive. The American Psychiatric Association has historically petitioned the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to relax certain requirements around e-prescribing due to various challenges around its use. So many psychiatrists are asking, […]

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