The Confident Private Practice Series Part #2: Be You

The Confident Private Practice Series Part #2: Be You

While I think what Brene Brown has done for the general population is great, I think her impact on mental health professionals is much more powerful. Many of us went through training and had personal and professional experiences that were focused on easing into the background, becoming other focused, and discounting our own intuition and insights. The truth is, it is scary as hell to say what we really want as therapists.. 

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The Confident Private Practice Part #1: Who Are You?

The Confident Private Practice Part #1: Who Are You?

So… last week we talked about why confidence in private practice is so important. This week we are going to start the process of breaking down HOW to get confident in private practice. And our first step is digging into “Who Are You?” 

Why We Start with Who You Are

In therapy, we start with an assessment. We ask a LOT of questions. Some of those questions are to identify the problem, but many of the questions are actually about building rapport, connection, and identifying the strengths that our client already has developed. Here is where it gets really juicy… how many times has a client been aware of some of their MAJOR strengths? How many times has a client been unaware of what they really needed or desired? Sometimes, just the assessment and reflection process can be life-changing for clients. 

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The Confident Private Practice: Why Confidence Matters

The Confident Private Practice: Why Confidence Matters

What happens when your clients make real, deep change? What does it look like? What does it feel like? For me, when a client was nearing the end of therapy and things were “flowing” it was this energy around them that was sometimes hard to quantify… But, probably one of the words that best describes it was “confident.”

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How To Create Your Own Notes Template - Guest Post with Dr. Maelisa Hall

How To Create Your Own Notes Template - Guest Post with Dr. Maelisa Hall

One question I receive from a lot of therapists is, “How can I create my own notes template?” But what they’re really asking me is, “How can I make writing notes easier and faster?

The good news is that I can answer all those questions together because yes, creating your own template for writing notes can make things much more efficient. However, my answer is not to provide you with a list of 10 therapy interventions and 10 symptoms to include in a checkbox. I’ve got something even better!

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The First Phone Call - what to do!

In today's Q&A, Kathleen asks, "What is the best way to turn a potential client inquiry call into an appointment?" This is an important question because the answer is where your clinical process meets your business process. Find out more by taking a listen!

If you have more questions like Kathleen's, submit them here!

LIVE Mini Bootcamp: Private Practice 101

This is the final training in the mini-bootcamp! We had a lot of fun at the launch party with some amazing giveaways! If you found value in the trainings this summer and are ready to interview for bootcamp, click here!

LIVE Mini Bootcamp Lesson #7: Multiple Streams of Income

Today is all about Lesson #7: Multiple Streams of Income. Here's what you need to do today:

1) Watch the video and take the quiz

2) If you aren't ready to launch another stream of income look at your current fee and marketing plan to make changes so you can one day grow your practice Beyond the Couch.

3) If you are ready to launch, evaluate your business plan, investment of time and money to get started and write down your why - why you want to add this stream and the impact you hope to make with it.

4) Got questions or comments? Post below and we will join in on Friday, July 22nd to respond!

Missed a Lesson? No worries! Check them out below!

Lesson #1: Business Vision and Planning

Lesson #2: How to Set Your Fee

Lesson #3: Finding Your Niche

Lesson #4: Marketing 101

Lesson #5: List Building

Lesson #6: Websites 

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LIVE Mini Bootcamp Lesson #5: List Building

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Today we are talking about building a list! Here's what you need to do today:

1) Watch the Video

2) Write down your why - why you want to have a list!

3) Calendar your commitment with the dates that you will send out to your list.

4) Post in your personal and business accounts that you are starting a newsletter and invite them to sign up. Get your first 10 sign ups!

5) Share your why below and post any comments or questions! We will be popping in on Friday, July 8th to respond.

Missed a Lesson? No worries! Check them out below!

Lesson #1: Business Vision and Planning

Lesson #2: How to Set Your Fee

Lesson #3: Finding Your Niche

Lesson #4: Marketing 101

Mini Bootcamp Lesson #4: Marketing 101

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Welcome to Lesson #4: Marketing 101 where we are going to explore the foundations of your marketing plan. Here's what you need to do today:

1) Watch the video

2) Assess your current marketing by asking these questions: 

  1. How many calls are you getting per month?

  2. How are they finding you?

  3. How many of them schedule?

  4. What are your favorite clients typing into Google before or when they finally find you?

  5. What words do they use to describe the issue they are trying to resolve during the first contact?

  6. How many weeks on average do clients stay with you?

  7. How many paying clients are you getting from each referral source?

3) Start tracking your data and set a date on your calendar to evaluate in the next month and 3 months.4) Post your questions and comments below and we will join you on the Friday, June 24th to provide support and responses!

Missed a Lesson? No worries! Check them out below!

Lesson #1: Business Vision and Planning

Lesson #2: How to Set Your Fee

Lesson #3: Finding Your Niche