30 Years of Private Practice Success: Clinically I Feel Rejuvenated

30 Years of Private Practice Success: Clinically I Feel Rejuvenated

Some of you have watched Gary, PhD a therapist in Los Angeles in our Private Practice Success Stories video. Today, I was working on sending out an email and stumbled upon this standalone video that Gary recorded just 6 weeks after bootcamp after his first round of bootcamp. He got me to tear up and he has a real conversation about what it means to take a look at your practice when you are established as a therapist. 

Read More

My Practice Flourished Through Maternity Leave & a Move!

My Practice Flourished Through Maternity Leave & a Move!

Change is absolutely terrifying when you are a business owner. It can feel like even once you've gotten your feet under you and you are doing well, that if you make any changes, that your business can fall apart. 

Dr. Kimberly, LMFT joined our bootcamp in Spring of 2015 as she was starting out in private practice. Now, she has used the skills, insight, and tools she learned to not only come back to a thriving practice after going on maternity leave but after moving her private practice to a new town she is at capacity in 6 months!

Listen to her story and her insights, she has excellent advice for any therapist in private practice- so give it a listen! 

Read More

The Confident Private Practice: Why Confidence Matters

The Confident Private Practice: Why Confidence Matters

What happens when your clients make real, deep change? What does it look like? What does it feel like? For me, when a client was nearing the end of therapy and things were “flowing” it was this energy around them that was sometimes hard to quantify… But, probably one of the words that best describes it was “confident.”

Read More

How to Take Time Off in Your Private Practice

How to Take Time Off in Your Private Practice

We are just coming back from having the month of December off and as we ease back into the saddle of running a business, I find it so relevant to talk about time off instead of the typical New Year's resolution fan fare.

Before the year ended I set aside some time to plan my 2016. The first thing I did was get out my calendar and block off my time off. I blocked off

Read More

Building a Counseling Practice: Real Life Stories with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW

Mercedes Samudio is on of those clinicians that has a clear niche and is clear about how she helps. She has a coaching practice as well as a psychotherapy practice and she does a great job of explaining the difference. She also shares a fascinating story about using twitter for her practice.  Check out Mercedes at The Parenting Skill.

Read More

Building a Private Practice: Real Life Stories Featuring Robyn, LMFT

As part of our ongoing series, today we are sharing Robyn's story of building a private practice. She shares so much wisdom in this interview. She was also super gracious because the first round the camera didn't record - so this was her second interview! If you would like to connect with Robyn you can find her at https://www.thehappycoupleexpert.com/.

Read More

Tech Tuesday: Tool for your Gmail

Update: If you are are HIPAA covered entity and have Protected Health Information (PHI) in your email, installing Boomerang would not be an option for your professional email. They aren't signing a Business Associate Agreement, and they are accessing and saving your emails that include PHI. So, stick to using this feature for your managing your personal emails! 

Read More

Speaking for Therapists

John Sovec, MA, LMFT is a psychotherapist in private practice in Pasadena California who specializes in working with LGBT teens and their families during the coming out process.

We met John when we was speaking at the annual CAMFT conference (of course he was speaking!) He is a wonderful soul and expert in his field. 

We cover everything from how to find speaking gigs to what to charge to how to present. Lot's of information in this interview. To find out more about John, check him out at http://johnsovec.com and http://www.gayteentherapy.com.