Kimberly Ottinger, LPC shares how she is starting her private practice while working in her agency job. She is honing her expertise and working with another psychotherapist in their practice. Learn more about Kimberly here.
Maybe you have your tax planning, retirement, disability coverage and cash flow all figured out. But if you don't, this is for you. This is to encourage you to start learning, even in baby steps. I (Kelly) used to find this stuff intimidating. So I've reached out for support and every year, it gets better. I don't feel so fearful and I know what is currently going on in my business while I am reaching new personal and professional financial goals.
This podcast is all about the common misteps therapists make in private practice and what they can do to ensure a stable financial future.
Thanks to Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP, Founder of Workable Wealth for this interview. Mary Beth also provides support in our bootcamp as well and we appreciate her so much!
Ps. Pardon our appearance - it was super hot!
Peg Shippert, LPC shares her journey into private practice. This is her second career and she shares what it has been like to make the transition and to still be in transition while maintaining her other career while building the practice. She is a gives a great reminder that there are many paths and ways to do private practice. Check her out at www.pegshippert.com
How do you feel when the phone stops ringing? or when referrals start to slow?
Maybe you are comfortable riding the wave and don’t feel anxiety or worry. If that is you! I am so happy you aren't struggling and hope you can share below your wisdom on how you have learned to cope with change. This is so very important as a business owner.
Others of you might actually have a little freak out or your brain might activate the chicken little inside - landing you on google looking for employment.Read More
The clock ticks past the hour and your client isn’t there. What do you do?
It can be a common scenario for some of you and others of you it is something you worry about happening. Here are some do’s and don’t’s of handling no-shows in your practice.Read More
Here is a quiz to find out if going paperless might be the right decision for you: Are you a therapist, counselor, or psychologist trying to wade through all of the options for going paperless? Here is a quiz to find out if going paperless might be the right decision for you:Read More
This episode of Building a Private Practice: Real Life Stories, Kami Storck shares how she grew her practice and adjusted it to the needs of her family. She talks about the ups and downs as well.
Want to get some awesome tips and see what a positive attitude can do for your practice? Check out this interview. If you want to learn more from Kami, click here to visit her website.
One of the most surprising thing for our bootcamper attendees is how much of the material that is covered is clinical in nature. But it is business... but it is clinical...
Is Business School Bootcamp Business or Clinical Training?
The truth is, Kelly and I are therapists first and business people second. We see the connection between business practices and clinical practice. While being an ineffective business person doesn't make a bad therapist.... it doesn't allow you to practice being an amazing therapist.Your business inefficiencies, your money blocks, your marketing frustration- it will all get in the way of being a completely awesome therapist.Read More
You’re doing this 21st century therapist thing right.
You’ve established a niche. You’ve set fair fees and confidently ask clients to pay you what you’re worth. You’re building relationships as your build professional expertise.
And, of course, because you’ve embraced the internet and its unprecedented ability to connect people with solutions, you’ve launched a website and started a blog.
Congratulations! You started a blog! Um, pardon me for prying, but are you sustaining that blog?Read More
The truth is, there are a million things you could do each day to market your private practice and make sure the clients you need you can find you. But, you don't have the time, energy, or desire to sit and spend your time marketing- you want to get to the good part- helping clients!
Here is one quick, easy tip to determine where to spend your time and energy- track your results. One big way we connect with therapists is through our writing. I LOVE to write and it makes my heart happy knowing that I get to write as part of my job!