This interview was a tad vulnerable for me. I'm introducing my husband for the first time to our community. He's a gem. Patient, calm, and generally quiet, I was able to get him to share his experience of watching me build my practice. We also talk about what it's like for me to be on the other side, watching him in his new endeavor of running a bookkeeping business.Read More
This conversation is from our Business School Bootcamp. We've been opening up the conversation about diversity in private practice, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford offered to start the conversation for our bootcamp community and now we want to share it with you. We are grateful to learn from her. You can check out Joy here.Read More
Do you ever feel like you just want to get out of the box that you are in? We've all been brought up with certain norms in our industry. Some of these have been great and some of these have limited access and care of our communities. Today's podcast is all about innovating and being on the precipice of change in our industry. Listen in as Katie Vernoy and Curt Widhalm share what motivates them to push for change through discourse amongst people who are on the cutting edge in our field. If you want to learn from Katie, Curt and a host of other innovators, join us at the Therapy ReImagined Conference, using the code SPKR for a $20 off discount. Click here!
As a therapist in private practice or starting a counseling practice you are on the front lines with clients. That gives you a unique window into seeing what is, and is not working with clients, and noticing themes. You may at one point consider confirming some of these hypotheses through research. While performing research while in school isn't easy, there is a LOT of support.Read More
When you hear the term brand, what comes to mind? Color, fonts, and website are often top of the line. Today we have Samara Stone from the BeBrandConfident sharing her thoughts on what makes a brand, why you need a brand and how to get started. Her joy and passion about branding is contagious. Take a listen!
Want to avoid the common mistakes most clinicians make in private practice? Wonder what those mistakes are?
When we first started in private practice over a decade ago, there weren’t a lot practice building resources at the time. We were forced to learn everything the hard way and made a ton of mistakes along our journey growing our private practices to 6 figures in less than 2 years.Read More
This is the end of our When Life Happens series and we are closing out with a beautiful, vulnerable interview with Dr. Jared DeFife as we talk about fatherhood and private practice. We cover what it was like before pregnancy, during and after. Take a listen! Dr. Jared DeFife is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Atlanta, GA.Read More
It's common and yet we don't talk about. That's why I am thankful Dr. Jean Otto braved the podcast to share her story about divorce and its impact on her private practice. She shares her advice on what to do if you are facing the divorce process and I really appreciated her openness to all of my questions. Check it out!Read More
Being single, running your own business while still holding hope for finding your person to share all of your ups and downs with can be a challenge. Aprile Andelle, D.M.F.T., LMFT, is an online therapist and mental health advocate in South Florida specializing in trauma, anxiety, grief, depression, and burnout. Her aim is to bridge the gap of access to mental health care and support services in today’s modern age, and create technology and online platforms to work for these things.Read More
We learn to cope with what life throws our way and often look to our business to be a refuge, the thing that remains consistent. But sometimes what life throws your way can mess with your hormones, emotions, and your scheduled. Erika Laubuzan-Lopez, MFT, LPC shares her journey through infertility and having two kiddos while growing her private practice as well as owning a group practice. Take a listen below!Read More
It can be excited to grow your family but it definitely comes with its challenges, especially when you add a human into your life while building a business. Saba Harouni Lurie, MFT shares her experience of having her daughter and now being pregnant with kiddo #2 while building her group practice.Read More
Tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards...we feel like we have seen it all in our bootcampers. Dr. Erika Martinez of Envision Wellness shares her experience of running a practice while handling the aftermath of a hurricane. We hope this inspires you to start putting into your informed consent an emergency plan for clients as well as do the things you can do to prepare in the event something does happen.Read More