"A comprehensive primer for mental health professionals who want to expand or shift their practice into the business sector. Dr. Perrott provides a useful road map and practical action steps with instructive and useful case examples." - Skipton Leonard, president, Division of Consulting Psychology of the American Psychological Association, 1997-98Transform Your Practice and Thrive as a Business PsychologistReinventing Your Practice as a Business Psychologist is an invaluable resource, offering step-by-step guidance to an innovative process that can ultimately transform your indepAndent practice. Louis A. Perrott provides a blueprint for retooling clinical skills that will open a gateway into the thriving business psychology marketplace.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Setting the Stage. 1. Shifting Your Paradigm. 2. Becoming an Entrepreneur. 3. Retooling to Do Business Consultations. 4. Creating a Menu of Starter Services. 5. Planning and Using Active Marketing Approaches. 6. Perrott's Primary Pentad of Business--Related Skills for Clinicians. 7. Expanding Your Line of Core Business Consultation Services. 8. Taking Your Business to New Levels. Appendix A: Necessary Competencies and Skills of Business Consultants. Appendix B: Competencies of the Consultant.
LOUIS A. PERROTT is past president of the Virginia Psychological Association and has successfully made the transition from traditional clinical practice to business consultation. Perrott is cofounder of Peak Performance Consultation and conducts seminars for a broad spectrum of behavioral health care professionals.