Who should attend:

Mental Health Professionals who are thinking about starting a practice or in the early stages of setting up practice. This information will be most valuable prior to actually beginning to see patients. If you are wondering if practice is right for you, or how to get started, this is the class for you!

What will be covered:

  • The business of psychology and the psychology of business
  •  How to organize: LLC vs S corp vs Sole Proprietorship??
  • Office space: Home office vs sublet vs lease
  • Equipment and software: When to invest and how to save!
  • Insurance: Malpractice and Beyond
  • Building a team; Lawyers, Accountants and Brokers, Oh My!
  • Records management
  • Outreach/ Marketing
  • Billing / Admin
  • Cash Flow / Finance

About the Instructor:

Martin Johnson, PsyD, MBA, Director and Founder of Hawaii Center for Psychology (HCP). Martin received his Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University in New York City in 1982. His management experience includes managing a $35 million product line, managing the marketing training program of a Fortune 500 company and consulting to a wide range of organizations ranging from large corporations to nonprofits to small start ups.
In 1999, Martin received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology and opened a solo practice in 2002. His practice gradually grew into the private clinic that is now HCP, which employs 12 psychologists. Martin has been an active member of the Hawaii Psychological Association and in 2009, received the “Distinguished Service Award” for his contributions to the field.


Date: Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


Hawaii Center for Psychology (Plenty of parking on Alakea Street!)
1001 Bishop Street #2870
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Call 538- 7793 to register early and save!

Introductory Price:

Early registration:         $149    (plus tax)   (save $50 by signing up at least 7 days before the date.)

Standard registration:  $199   (plus tax)