3 Ways to Avoid the Biggest Mistakes Private Practitioners Make

3 Ways to Avoid the Biggest Mistakes Private Practitioners Make

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. 

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When Life Happens - Fatherhood

When Life Happens - Fatherhood

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.

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When Life Happens - Divorce

When Life Happens - Divorce

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!

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When Life Happens - Single and Dating

When Life Happens - Single and Dating

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.

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When Life Happens - Infertility

When Life Happens - Infertility

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!

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When Life Happens - Growing a Family

When Life Happens - Growing a Family

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.

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When Life Happens - Natural Disasters

When Life Happens - Natural Disasters

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. 

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When Life Happens - Caregiving

When Life Happens - Caregiving

At some point, we may find ourselves moving out of the role of child, parent, spouse, friend, or family member and into the role of caregiver. It maybe a role we embrace and it can also be a role that consumes. Today Karen Whitehead, shares her journey through caregiving for her mother, while still having kids at home and building a private practice. She specializes in working with caregivers in her practice here. 

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When Life Happens - Loss of Spouse

When Life Happens - Loss of Spouse

It's something none of us want to happen. Losing the love of our life, our life partner, our co-parent can be one of the most devastating losses. Donna Corbett, LCSW is an analyst in Manhatten who lost her husband in January of 2017. This was a poignant conversation that we hope will touch your heart like it touched ours.

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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.