When Life Happens - Debt

When Life Happens - Debt

It's an issue that we often face when coaching our clients. Spending, debt, and money shame is something many private practice owners face. Adding this topic to the series may seem a little counter-intuitive. But losing grasp on your financial management can happen to any of us whether it be from a crisis that arose or from sticking our head in the sand about the financial decisions we need to face in our daily lives. Mallory Grimste, LCSW shares her experience with debt, spending and variable income in private practice.

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When Life Happens - Business Partnership Ending

When Life Happens - Business Partnership Ending

While we consider ourselves fortunate to have had a partnership work out, we also know the challenges that come with a business marriage. That's right, forming a business with a partner is like getting married! Gina Aguayo, PhD founder of Bay State Counseling and Wellness Center shares her experience of starting a practice with a business partner and the process of coming to terms with separating from her partner.

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When Life Happens - Getting Married

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This week we are talking about something you would think would be exciting for everyone, but truth is, getting married can also be stressful and it can impact your private practice. Whether it's time being taken away from your business focus or processing the reaction of your clients, sometimes the best of things in life can also be hard. Check out what Kayce Hodos, LPC has to say about getting married while in private practice and how her own experience have led her to her niche in private practice. 

When Life Happens - Wave after Wave

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This week we are looking at what happens when life hands you stressor after stressor. What do you do when it's more than just one thing you are facing? Kate Pieper, LMFT, Founder of Selah Counseling and owner of her own private practice in Auburn, CA, has been in practice for over 18 years and shares her wisdom as she has faced many challenges that have impacted her personally and professionally. This is one for all of us to listen to and learn from. 

When Life Happens - Burn Out

When Life Happens - Burn Out

Lanie Smith is a registered art therapist and vitality coach who knows what it means to burn out when you are in private practice. She also knows what it takes to turn it around. We encourage you to listen with an open heart and look inward, to find your own needs for space and rest. Check out Lanie here.

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When Life Happens - Pregnancy Loss

When Life Happens - Pregnancy Loss

Today's topic is a heavy one, but a common one. 1 out of 4 pregnancies end in loss and chances are you know someone who has gone through this or you have experienced it yourself. We invited Dr. Kris Boksman, a psychologist and owner of Limestone Clinic to share her experience of going through multiple losses while in her practice.

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When Life Happens - Job Loss of Partner

When Life Happens - Job Loss of Partner

Many people start their private practices but they are in a two-income household. The income from their partner can provide a bit of cushion or a sense of safety when starting a new business. But what happens when that cushion is gone and you become the safety net for your partner?

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When Life Happens - Chronic Illness

When Life Happens - Chronic Illness

As therapists, when we show up to session, we show up fully. We physically, emotionally, and spiritually are present. But what happens when we face struggles with any aspect of our health, chronically, day in and day out? 

Dr. Jennifer Blackledge is a psychologist in Texas and is the creator of Thera365.com She shares how her journey through chronic illness has shaped her private practice.

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When Life Happens - What happens to our private practices?

When Life Happens - What happens to our private practices?

What if....

Your partner lost their job

A hurricane hit your town

You developed a chronic illness

You went through bankruptcy

You got divorced

Life can throw some serious curveballs sometimes. How do you cope? What happens to your business in the midst of so many difficult challenges? 

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