Business Workshop; Set Up Your Own Practice

How to Build and Develop your own Private Consultancy Practice


The Dalai Lama, Ken Wilber, Paul McKenna and others, network and market themselves –they have their own websites. Why not you?


You’ve learnt about Bowlby, Winnicott, Freud, Jung, and Wilber but......... do you know how to run your own business? Do you need to network and market? Do you want to put all that hard earned work into practice?......


Marketing has moved on since the days of word of mouth and big budget pushy advertising. It is great to be out there, engaging with your would be clients, being your own Guru of information and being ofay with Social Media, the web and Email Marketing – Let that creative imagination run free!


This fantastic two day workshop will show you:


  • How to become a self-employed counsellor and psychotherapist, and how to Market yourself and new business, and to network correctly.
  • We cover; How to Become Self Employed, so that you know the right Government Departments to contact and forms that will need to be completed.
  • National Insurance and Income tax contributions, what they are, and how much you can expect to pay, and what you need to do.
  • Business Expenses; what they are, how to keep financial records, how to stay legal.
  • Marketing yourself. This will include your ideas and a plan on business cards, your website, Social Media and building your contact list for email marketing purposes.
  • How to network. By using your existing network, what to expect and how to network in this new given situation. This section will also include Thinking Outside the Box!


We promise 2 fun day, which will leave you feeling invigorated, liberated, and bursting with ideas you will want to work on your business straight away!


This course is aimed at students in their final year counselling and psychology studies, although others wanting to become self-employed, are more than welcome. Qualified practitioners whom are branching out are also welcome.


Handouts and art materials will be supplied.


DATE: TBC 2015

TIME: 10:00 - 17:00

PLACE: The Briers Country House, Newcastle, NI




Early bird discount offer available – Please Contact Us for more details.


To find out more, please contact Maureen.


About Maureen Courtney Dip Psych UKCP.


Having trained at the CCPE, I am a fully qualified Transpersonal Counsellor and Psychotherapist . I am in private practice.


I am also a qualified Reiki Master, Hypnotherapist & NLP Master, I have a corporate and thriving business background.