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The Art of Business: A Guide for Creative Arts Therapists Starting on a Path to Self-Employment

The Art of Business: A Guide for Creative Arts Therapists Starting on a Path to Self-Employment (Paperback)

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Working as an independent contractor or in private practice is often the ideal scenario for creative therapists who want to control their own career and make decisions about the jobs and clients they take on.This practical guide to successful self-employment takes you through every step of the process, from coming up with the idea and marketing yourself, finding jobs, and interviewing, to maintaining jobs and what happens when you or your client want to end the job. Each chapter is packed with practical information and illustrative stories from the author's extensive experience of setting up her own art therapy business, considering all the likely obstacles you may face, and covering topics such as ethics and interns.This accessible companion contains all the information a creative therapist who wants to find work as an independent contractor will need to get started. It will be suitable for any level of experience and all creative therapists, including art, music, drama and dance therapists.

BusinessBusiness & managementOwnership & organization of enterprisesSmall businesses & self-employedMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineNeurology & clinical neurophysiologyMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePsychotherapyMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesOccupational therapyCreative therapy in art, music, drama Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Publication Date: 15/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9781849059503  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Emery Hurst Mikel is a licensed art therapist in private practice working with a variety of clients and organisations. She also mentors and consults others working in the creative industries who are interested in self-employment and independent contracting. She lives in the greater New York City metropolitan area.

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