Actually, they canceled last week, so I knew they weren’t coming and they weren’t charged because they gave me the 24 hour notice I require for all cancellations.
But what I noticed about these cancellations is how different they feel.
Cancellations Means Crisis
When I was first in private practice I would panic whenever I would get a cancellation. I would watch my numbers drop from 21 clients that week to 18 or 17.
Instantly, I would be doing the math in my head.
“3 clients gone this week. That’s $180 less this week. Where am I going to make up that $180 bucks? What if they don’t come back? How am I going to make this work? How am I going to support my family? Am I going to have to get another job?” [Read more…]