Howard Baumgarten

Owner, Howard Baumgarten, LPC, LLC

Howard Baumgarten is a Licensed Professional Counselor, author, consultant, speaker, wellness and small business-training expert, and owner of a successful mental health private practice in Lakewood, Colorado. He is the founder of Smart Practice Central, a healthcare business-building platform that values intelligent, ethical, and clinically minded practice development, and provides clinical practice business consultation and trainings to private practices and healthcare agencies. Howard has lectured throughout the country on the integration of mental health and business, focusing on practice development, working within managed care systems and the impacts of the Affordable Care Act on mental health care. He is the author of Private Practice Essentials: Business Tools for Mental Health Professionals, a guide to starting and successfully managing mental health practice.

In 2003, he developed and implemented the first practice building business curriculum in a graduate level-counseling program in the country at the University of Colorado, where he taught this curriculum for twelve years. He is the former Director of Network Relations for Westside Behavioral Care, Inc., a clinical group practice he helped build into one of Colorado's largest outpatient behavioral health practices. Howard routinely consults and trains businesses and organizations across a variety of industries in areas including managing stress, building resilience, creating work/life balance, burnout prevention, and other wellness related topics.



  •  Friday, August 24, 2018
  • 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • 90 Minutes
  • ¤139.00
Burning up while Burning out - Compassion Fatigue Awareness & Burnout Prevention for Practitioners

Healthcare professionals are under more stress than ever evidenced by increases in demand for better services that are more efficient and thorough, higher costs, reduced staffing, and diminishing resources. Many healthcare workers are putting in longer hours and for less pay.

  •  Friday, September 21, 2018
  • 09:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM EDT,
  • 3 Hours
  • ¤299.00
3-Hour Virtual Seminar - Burning Up While Burning Out - Compassion Fatigue Awareness & Burnout Prevention for Practitioners

Healthcare professionals bare witness to human suffering on a routine basis and are constantly reminded that tragedy, pain, and challenge often loom large in the midst of helping patients heal. As a result, compassion fatigue and burnout are major hazards of the profession that are becoming far too common.

  •  Friday, September 28, 2018
  • 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • 90 Minutes
  • ¤139.00
Business & Practitioner Resilience in Clinical Practice

This training introduces and discusses resilience in healthcare practice in five general areas. Each of the areas or modules is extremely important to the success and continued growth of your practice. Regardless of whether you are a general medical practitioner or a specialist in practice, or whether you are in a solo or group practice, working diligently and dealing effectively with ongoing adversity is your key to a more resilient practice.





  • Recorded
  • View Anytime
  • 90 Minutes
  • ¤179.00
Burning up while Burning out - Compassion Fatigue Awareness & Burnout Prevention for Practitioners

Healthcare professionals are under more stress than ever evidenced by increases in demand for better services that are more efficient and thorough, higher costs, reduced staffing, and diminishing resources. Many healthcare workers are putting in longer hours and for less pay.

  • Recorded
  • View Anytime
  • 90 Minutes
  • ¤179.00
Burning up while Burning out - Compassion Fatigue Awareness & Burnout Prevention for Practitioners

Healthcare professionals are under more stress than ever evidenced by increases in demand for better services that are more efficient and thorough, higher costs, reduced staffing, and diminishing resources. Many healthcare workers are putting in longer hours and for less pay.

  • Recorded
  • View Anytime
  • 3 Hours
  • ¤349.00
3-Hour Virtual Seminar - Burning Up While Burning Out - Compassion Fatigue Awareness & Burnout Prevention for Practitioners

Healthcare professionals bare witness to human suffering on a routine basis and are constantly reminded that tragedy, pain, and challenge often loom large in the midst of helping patients heal. As a result, compassion fatigue and burnout are major hazards of the profession that are becoming far too common.

  • Recorded
  • View Anytime
  • 90 Minutes
  • ¤179.00
Business & Practitioner Resilience in Clinical Practice

This training introduces and discusses resilience in healthcare practice in five general areas. Each of the areas or modules is extremely important to the success and continued growth of your practice. Regardless of whether you are a general medical practitioner or a specialist in practice, or whether you are in a solo or group practice, working diligently and dealing effectively with ongoing adversity is your key to a more resilient practice.