This article was published in the Meridian Times magazine.
Acupuncture Society of New York.
Many business leaders admit that they don’t have the skills to be successful in every area of their business.
There are many areas of business that can’t be done by anyone else. They focus on what they do best.
They do well and surround themselves with experts in each other.
Areas. The same principle applies to healing arts practice. If
You’re not like me.
Business background. I was a professional musician. It’s a great job.
It is essential to have good practice management skills and be
You should be well-versed in all aspects of your business.
Master everything. “Many hands do easy work.” It’s essential
To gather with others who can offer advice in critical areas.
They will fill in the gaps and help you build your business.
A well-rounded practitioner needs to have access to clinical support. They
Two teams can be divided:
Your professional team:
Refer to us for consultation.
The team can be broken into two groups: those who are
Essential and helpful, but not essential:
Mentoring: Every practitioner needs a mentor
They are more experienced than their peers in their field. Nobody ever grows up.
The need for a mentor. This person can be consulted on complex issues.
Refer to patients with a higher level of a medical condition.
Psychologist, or Psychotherapist
All chronic conditions
include a psychological/emotional component. All healing arts are not the same.
Practitioners should be able to provide basic counseling skills.
Job to be a psychotherapist for clients. Patients whose psychotherapists are
Our empathic cannot handle mental/emotional problems.
We have an ethical responsibility to listen and offer support.
It is my responsibility to refer them to a good counselor. I don’t
Refer to a psychiatrist (MD); they are more likely to rely on you.
Counseling is more critical than pharmaceutical intervention. A trained
Psychotherapist (MSW/CSW), or psychologist (Ph.D.), can be accurately
Assess the need for medication therapy.
Mrs. Compatello called me to ask if I could assist her.
Hypertension. I said that I was likely to be able to help and
It was 210/150. It was 210/150. It was 210/150.
You can help me.” I said that I would be happy to help her once she was done.
I returned to the hospital. I asked her son, who was also there, to help me.
Explain to her what could happen and take her to the ER. She
I called the next day. Her blood pressure was now controlled with a
New drug. We began to work together after she made another appointment.
Address the root cause of your energic imbalance. As a
complementary/alternative healthcare professional, when you see a
If you have a medical condition that needs immediate attention, please refer to the
Patient to a good doctor. Find a general/family physician
A doctor is a good place for you to start. Later specialists are available. Take a look
For someone you would consider going to and who supports OBT
I offer complementary therapies all around. I am often asked by patients to explain.
Name an MD who will help and not ridicule their efforts
decision to work together.
These are complementary modalities to OBT treatment.
Acupuncturist, Nutritionist, Herbalist, Chiropractor
Choose your professional team carefully and take your time. To be a
Patient, the quality of these clinicians will reflect on your character
Much as they are. Referring to a patient is also a good idea.
Referring people back to you is an expected outcome. Develop a team
Practitioners in other fields are in line with the principles
The concept of wholism. You can draw from the vast collective knowledge
a number of other health professionals and develops an often-lacking attitude
There is a sense of community among individual physicians.