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Event Details - ABC’s of PP (Private Practice)

Title: ABC’s of PP (Private Practice)
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Transitioning into Private Practice can feel very daunting. Having adequate support, a sound business plan, a clear marketing strategy are some of the pathways to success. Join our workshop for the ABCs of developing and starting your Private Practice.

  1. ABN & Accounting
  2. Business Essentials- Plans
  3. Counselling Approaches & Marketing

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Course / Workshop Outline:

This two-day workshop will cover various topics in-depth and includes speciality guest presenters to ensure you start your practice with a sound business strategy.

OPD points: 14
Course / Workshop content:

This two-day workshop will provide you with many practical tools and supports to develop your current practice or to prepare you for going into private practice. This practical course will be covering many aspects of starting up a business including accounting, cash flow, business structure, clinic set-up, marketing, website design, online book systems etc.  The workshop is opened to all allied health professionals looking to start up a private practice and looking to build their current practice. 

Start/End Date: 18/01/2019 to 19/01/2019
Time: 00:00:00 - 00:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Emily Rotta
Contact Name: Emily Rotta
Contact Phone: 1800744568
Contact Email:
Qualifications: M.Ed Guidance Counselling, Grad Dip Ed Secondary, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Emily Rotta is a registered supervisor and member of the ACA College of Supervisors and a registered Level 4 Counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).

Emily also holds full teacher registration with Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) as well as professional memberships with Australian Counselling Association (ACA), Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA), EMDRAA Association Australia, Queensland Guidance and Counselling Association (QGCA), and Working with Children Check (Queensland Blue Card System).

Her formal qualifications include Master of Educational Studies (Guidance Counselling), Graduate Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Commerce, Certificate of Supervision and Training and Certificate IV Career Development.

Before embarking in her private practice and consulting venture, previous positions held include Guidance Officer within Catholic and Education Queensland Schools, as well as Senior Teacher in secondary schools in areas Vocational Education, Business and Accounting. Emily also has vast experience working in the Private Business sector as a Public Accountant and Practice Manager. She draws on all these experiences in her current practitioner role which focuses on personal and relationships counselling, career and professional development and transitional support.

Emily’s unique background in accounting and finance enables her to give an independent perspective on the whole business entity, organisational structures and behaviour as well as provide business planning and career support.


Address: Suite 2 - 6-8 Vanessa Boulevard,
Address 2: 6 Vanessa Boulevard
Suburb: Springwood
State: QLD
Postcode: 4127
Parking: Free
Is there disability parking and entry? No
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch
Registration URL:
Cost ($): $600
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

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