We both started our private practices on a shoestring budget. Actually, that isn't really true. We started with absolutely no budget. Why? Miranda wasn't planning to start a private practice, and had no idea what I was doing. She had just quit my full time, benefitted job with the county after having my infant- sort of out of the blue. Kelly was just trying to see if she could muster the passion again for her work after being burned out at her county job. It was more of a test.Read More
Ok... let's start by saying this: Private practice is not a get rich quick scheme. This article isn't about making 40k in 2 days, or being salesy, sketchy, or unethical in the name of building your private practice.
But, some of you are struggling financially. And that struggle is making it difficult or impossible to maintain being in private practice and working with the clients who desperately need you. Or, at the very least... not making a decent income is making you seriously question your life's work, or making you feel burnt out and exhausted and sucking the joy out of the work that you love. You might need to make some changes and some decisions to get money flowing in your practice in a more meaningful way. And let's be honest- you might need to happen relatively quickly.Read More
“I thought I already knew everything and realized I don’t know anything.”
You know how to do therapy, but do you know how to create a practice that is right for you and your family? Adam, a clinical psychologist in Arizona shares how he built a part time practice with insurance and cash pay clients that allowed him to be present for his two small children and teach at the university. He created a great fit for himself and his clients.Read More
In this podcast we discuss:
How the landscape of private practice community has changed
How community can eliminate the hierarchy of learning and be more collaborative
The importance of in person learning and relationship building
What is needed for success in a community
Why being in person is so valuable
Every time a training opportunity comes up, as a private practice owner, you have to decide if it is worth the time and energy. Let’s be honest, we are always growing and changing as clinicians, improving our skills. We could be learning all the time. We don’t know about you, but many conferences are boring. They are either too broad, or so niched they don’t apply.
Mercedes Samudio, LCSW is a bootcamper who is a thought leader in parenting. She saw a gap in education for therapists and decided to fill it with her Diversity in Parenting Conference. This is a conference that is reflective of the diversity in presenters and topics. But why a parenting conference? Because all of our clients have parents and to understand the diverse ways that families are formed and that children are raised helps us become better therapists to our clients.Read More
As part of our success stories blitz, we are sharing the story of Kayce. When we met her she had been in practice for several years and in her words, she was “winging it.”
Several years of taking insurance panels, taking whatever fee anyone was able to pay her and seeing anyone who gave her a call.Read More
Before joining bootcamp, Charlotte had a lot of questions. Honestly, it was more that she had a lot of guilt. She had been serving clients at an agency and loved her work there, but knew all along she wanted to be in private practice. She simply needed permission to build the practice that was right for her.Read More
Josie had a flourishing practice in CA but when she moved to Utah and started fresh, she found what worked before just wasn’t working any longer. She had twins, lost her mom and found life demanding a new energy unlike ever before. Miranda and Josie talk about how bootcamp helped her move from sitting at a few clients to averaging 15 to 20 clients a week with a waitlist.
Be sure to listen for
The one thing she changed on her website that made the biggest difference
What specializing meant to her practice
What she had to let go of to move forward
And what makes Josie feel vulnerable about private practice
After working in community mental health for 3 years, Gabriel realized it wasn’t something he could sustain. He already had another successful business and he was ready to start another. But this time, he didn’t want it to be so challenging.
In this interview you will learn:
How to ditch googling for answers and get a structured plan
Why you might delay opportunity and growth at times
How to create a win win for yourself, your family and your clients
Being a relationship therapist in San Francisco can be scary! There a lot of therapists in a small geographical area, and there is a lot of stiff competition for getting to the first page of Google. So, what do you do when you are in a saturated market?Read More