Bookkeeping for Therapists - Guest Interview with Greg Higdon

Bookkeeping for Therapists - Guest Interview with Greg Higdon

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.

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Guest Interview: Therapists of Color in Private Practice

Guest Interview: Therapists of Color in Private Practice

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.

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Branding Your Private Practice - Guest Interview with Samara Stone

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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!

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 - 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 - 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 - 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.