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Sep 14

Practice Makes Perfect: Establishing a Successful Private Practice

September 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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DATES: Mondays, September 14, 21, 28; October 5,19, 2015

SPEAKER: Dr. Mark Voysey

TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

FEE: $125

LOCATION: University of Toronto, Room NF332


This series of five seminars will cover the nuts and bolts of establishing, building and maintaining a thriving private practice. Whether participants are about-to-be graduates of various clinical psychotherapy programs or agency practitioners about to establish themselves privately, these seminars will be invaluable to explore where, when, how to establish oneself privately. And having done so, how to successfully grow and maintain your practice. During these five evenings, participants will consider:

• Setting up – location; lease; marketing; privacy; incorporation; naming your practice; insurance;

• Building your practice – billing matters; procedural and management issues;

• Safety and Boundary Issues – yours and clients;

• Professional support – peer and other supervision; volunteer contributions;

• Regulatory issues Canadian Institute of Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy


Dr. Voysey received his undergraduate medical training (1972-78) and post-graduate training in general adult psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and alcohol and drug addictions in Australia. After immigrating to Canada in 1982, he trained for 5 years at the University of Toronto (in general psychiatry for 3 years and then in Child and Adolescent psychiatry for 2 years). Following this training, Dr. Voysey worked in the Adolescent Unit of a Provincial psychiatric hospital and a secure crisis unit. During this period, Dr. Voysey worked with the Durham Region Family Court Clinic and consulted regularly to pre-school, school-aged and adolescent programs (residential and non-residential) and provided educational input and focal consultation to agencies and various Provincial Government Ministries at various levels. He continues to consult to residential treatment programs for youth in urban and rural areas.

Dr. Voysey has been working in private practice since 1992. Dr. Voysey has prepared numerous court reports and made regular court appearances at the Ontario Court (Provincial Division) (Family Court), now known as the Ontario Court of Justice and at the Ontario Court (General Division), now known as the Superior Court of Justice. He is a graduate of the Canadian Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (CICAPP) Program and Clinical Member of the Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists. He is a certified specialist in psychiatry (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada), a member of the Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry, the American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry (from which he is American Board Certified), the Association for Child Psychoanalysis, and several other professional associations.

He was an appointed consultant to the Workplace Safety and Injury Board for Non Economic Loss assessments for over fifteen years up until 2008. Dr. Voysey holds an unrestricted General Licence from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Voysey also provides consultation (case, client, or therapist based), supervision, mentorship and therapy to those in the helping professions directly or via the Physician Health Project of the OMA.


Please complete the CICAPP Extension Program Registration Form and mail with payment by cheque or money order to CICAPP Administration.


September 14, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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