AACBT NSW Pub Discussion: Merritt – private practice

28 Aug 2023
07:00 pm
- 08:00 pm
Forest Lodge Hotel
Forest Lodge Hotel, 117 Arundel Street, Forest Lodge Sydney, NSW 2037, Australia
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Setting and building a successful and sustainable private practice

Presenter: Tony Merritt

Sydney Clinical Psychology, University of New South Wales, University of Western Sydney


This presentation will address the key topics to consider when setting up and building a private practice, whether that is a single or multi-practitioner practice.

Issues discussed will include business structure, contracts and fee arrangements, business processes, marketing and growth, leadership and practice culture.

Come and hear directly from an experienced practice leader.


About this event:

The format will an informal, lecture-style presentation, followed by a discussion session.


Key Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the issues to consider when growing a private practice
  2. Understand the barriers to growth and strategies to address them

This session is designed for those with an intermediate level of knowledge – attendees will be assumed to be running a sole practitioner or small-group practice.



Duration & Format / Training Modalities

This session has approx. 60 minutes CPD, and does not include any catering in the ticket price.

Door opens at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.

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References – readings


AACBT members have free tickets, but MUST book to reserve their place.

Non-members can join now and gain all of the other advantages of AACBT Membership!

There are no early bird rates for this event and please note that there are no door sales possible.

Please contact info@aacbt.org.au for more information.


COVID Safety:

Please note, the venue will be following all relevant Public Health Orders and checking delegates as per their obligations. Density, and mask requirements will be in line with relevant government guidelines. As per all events, please do not attend if you are unwell.

If you are required to cancel your attendance owing to a COVID isolation, please contact us for a full refund or ticket transfer.


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