Business Insurance for Mental Health Counselors

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From office accidents to failing to coordinate treatment with other professionals, mental health counselors face numerous risks. Shield your small practice with affordable policies.

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What types of business insurance do mental health counselors need?

These policies provide coverage for common risks of mental health counseling.

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General liability insurance

General liability insurance covers the most common risks that small mental health practices face, such as client injuries and property damage.

BEST FOR
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged client property
  • Libel or slander lawsuits
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Business owner’s policy

A business owner’s policy bundles property insurance and general liability insurance in one plan. A BOP is often the most cost-effective insurance policy for mental health counselors.

BEST FOR
  • Client injuries
  • Damaged business property
  • Business interruption incidents
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Most states require mental health practices with employees to have workers’ comp. This policy covers medical fees and lost wages for work-related injuries and illnesses.

BEST FOR
  • Employee medical expenses
  • Partial missed wages
  • Lawsuits over employee injuries
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Professional liability insurance

Professional liability insurance, also called malpractice insurance, can help cover legal expenses if a counselor is sued for unsatisfactory work, such as failure to coordinate treatment with a psychiatrist.

BEST FOR
  • Accusations of negligence
  • Failure to deliver services
  • Counseling mistakes or oversights
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How much does insurance cost for therapy and counseling professionals?

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Several factors will have an impact on insurance costs, including:

  • Therapy and counseling services offered
  • Business equipment and property
  • Revenue
  • Location
  • Number of employees
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Why do mental health counselors need insurance?

As a mental health professional, you deal with clients suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. Your work is advice-based, which exposes you to the risk of professional liability lawsuits. With mental health counselor insurance, you can rest assured that your small practice can survive negligence accusations and other common risks.

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