School Based Mental Health Private Practice

School Based Mental Health Private Practice

There are many different successful private practice models. Today we talk to Lisa Savage about her model of melding private practice with school based mental health. Learn how much revenue she brings in (it will blow your mind), how much of that actually becomes profit (a way less mind-blowing number), and the best things she did to become a successful business owner today!

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How a Relationship Therapist in San Francisco Found His Dating Therapy Niche

How a Relationship Therapist in San Francisco Found His Dating Therapy Niche

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?

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Doing Clinical Research in Private Practice

Doing Clinical Research in Private Practice

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.

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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, 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 - 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, 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, 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

When Life Happens - Getting Married

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.

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When Life Happens - Wave after Wave

When Life Happens - Wave after Wave

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, 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.

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When Life Happens - Burn Out

When Life Happens - Burn Out

Lanie 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, 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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