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What Out-of-Network Clinicians Need to Know About Insurance

What Out-of-Network Clinicians Need to Know About Insurance

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN August 18, 2022

An out-of-network provider is a clinician who has not signed a contract with a certain insurance plan to provide behavioral health or health care services…

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Recent DSM-5-TR Updates

Recent DSM-5-TR Updates

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN August 9, 2022

As a behavioral health professional, it’s essential to stay up-to-date on changes to the DSM-5 to diagnose patients accurately and help them understand themselves. With…

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Which EHR Is Right for My Practice?

Which EHR Is Right for My Practice?

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN July 15, 2022

An electronic health record (EHR) underpins the many tasks in healthcare practices, from recording progress notes to billing patients. Since practices have so much to…

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Types of Therapy Notes

Types of Therapy Notes

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN July 7, 2022

Types of Therapy Notes As a therapist or mental health professional, writing therapy notes is one of the most common, important parts of your career….

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6 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Medical Transcribing Services

6 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Medical Transcribing Services

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN June 28, 2022

6 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Medical Transcribing Services Amidst record rates of burnout in healthcare, some practices have turned to medical transcription services to…

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Is Telehealth the New Norm?

Is Telehealth the New Norm?

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN June 23, 2022

Due to widespread lockdowns aimed at reducing the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, clinics across the world scrambled to find an effective way to…

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Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy for Treating ADD and ADHD

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy for Treating ADD and ADHD

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN June 15, 2022

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), previously called attention-deficit disorder (ADD), is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder that affects a person’s ability to sit still and pay attention and…

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Life Skill Activities for Group Therapy

5 Life Skills Activities for Group Therapy

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN June 3, 2022

5 Life Skills Activities for Group Therapy As a therapist, you can help teach individuals how to make daily tasks more manageable, which makes their…

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Adding and Updating Digital Contact Information in NPPES

Adding and Updating Digital Contact Information in NPPES

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN May 11, 2022

Behavioral health providers are no strangers to collaboration and patient file exchanges. Whether you were looking for another therapist’s help on a case or had…

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Tips for Effective Couple Therapy Sessions

14 Tips for Effective Couple Therapy Sessions

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN April 27, 2022

14 Tips for Effective Couple Therapy Sessions Your role as a therapist is to maximize the value of your sessions, break ineffective patterns and help…

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