What a six figure practice really looks like

What a six figure practice really looks like

*Last updated 9/3/19

6 Figures in Private Practice. How much can you really make in private practice? What’s a therapist’s salary like when they own their own business?

6 figures sounds appealing.

In the marketing world it can mean success, a thriving business, or at the very least it conveys the sense of stability. 

When I ask people joining bootcamp about their financial goals, I often hear "I want to make six figures." 

My response is: Where did that number come from?

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From stuck at 4 clients to waitlist, the story of a bootcamper

From stuck at 4 clients to waitlist, the story of a bootcamper

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

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Redefining Success: An Interview with an ADHD Specialist

Redefining Success: An Interview with an ADHD Specialist

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

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Open to Improve Clinical Outcomes & Increase Your Income in 2019

Open to Improve Clinical Outcomes & Increase Your Income in 2019

(If you haven’t heard about the FREE 2019 Private Practice Challenge click here to grab one of our limited seats. We will spend 5 weeks together focused on improving clinical outcomes AND improving your business and income for 2019!)

I know you. It wouldn’t matter if your income doubled if you didn’t feel good about the work you were doing with clients. One of the things that they don’t teach us in grad school is that the business decisions we make can absolutely impact our clinical care and outcomes.

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Free 2019 Private Practice Challenge!

Free 2019 Private Practice Challenge!

Are you ready for 2019 to be your happiest, and most profitable year in private practice yet? Join the FREE Private Practice Challenge for 2019. For five weeks we will work together to get you the inspiration, information, and direction you need to start 2019 off right for a focused, and profitable year in private practice.


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Passive Income For Therapists Step 2: Deal with Your Money Issues

Passive Income For Therapists Step 2: Deal with Your Money Issues

I know… I know… your money issue is that you need income coming in… But, is that it? Whatever issues you have with money in your personal life, in your business finances, and your business plan- those patterns tend to track to any new venture including one relating to passive income.

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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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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 - 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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Gaining the Confidence to Charge and Receive Your Full Fee

So many therapists work for months, years, or even decades making a wage that doesn't really allow them to survive. When they start to look at opening up a private practice, it becomes impossible to imagine being valued financially, or otherwise. 

Many therapists have had these doubts. Listen to stories below of moving through that fear, making the changes, and creating a business plan that truly worked. 

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Investing in Your Business: The Good and the Bad

Investing in Your Business: The Good and the Bad

What do you need? What do you want? What are you REALLY looking for? Your clients often come into you with a surface symptom, complaint, or desire. But, when we dig deeper we find the real gold in that experience. Mercedes, LCSW shares her journey in teasing out her big vision, her real passion, and getting to know deeply how to run a business that was the perfect fit for her. 

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