You know why confidence is important, who you are, and you are leaning in to be more YOU in your private practice… what is next? This is one of the hardest steps in the process long-term. In order to build confidence, you have to practice being more present in three main areas. You need to be present when you DO feel confident, you need to be present when you feel anything but confident, and finally you need to be present when you feel checked out.Read More
This is an interview for anyone in private practice. W Sliding scale fees are common in practice but what Open Path is doing for access in the private practice sector - well you have to listen to hear about how good it is!
Need help with your business plan, setting fees, and setting forth a vision for how you will serve your community? Check out the training that has impacted over 400+ therapists in the world!
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..Read More
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.Read More
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.”Read More
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!Read More
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!
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!
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!
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In Lesson #6 we are going to talk about websites! Here's what you need to do today:
1) Watch the video
2) If you have a website, evaluate the current platform
3) Determine your budget for your online presence
5) Got questions or comments? Post below and we will join in on Friday, July 15th to respond!