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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Erin, LCSW, RPT Private Practice Success Story

Erin, LCSW, RPT Private Practice Success Story

You better take what you can get… something is better than nothing… somebody is better than nobody…

Have you heard that, thought that, or told someone else that when talking about private practice? Do you know what that leads to?

Erin, LCSW, RPT play therapist in Littleton, CO shares her journey of private practice. Before bootcamp she was 60% full, seeing 10-12 clients a week mostly reduced fee clients, barely paying the bills, and accruing debt.

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The Confident Private Practice Series Part #3: Be Present

The Confident Private Practice Series Part #3: Be Present

You know why confidence is important, who you are, and you are leaning in to be more YOU in your private practice… what is next? This is one of the hardest steps in the process long-term. In order to build confidence, you have to practice being more present in three main areas. You need to be present when you DO feel confident, you need to be present when you feel anything but confident, and finally you need to be present when you feel checked out. 

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Why a 6 figure practice doesn't mean anything

Why a 6 figure practice doesn't mean anything

6 Figures

It sounds appealing. In the marketing world it can mean success, a thriving business, or 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: Which 6 figures? 

There is a huge difference between $100,000 and $900,000. There is also a huge difference between gross and net. How much is accounted for towards expenses and taxes. 

All of those things are important.

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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

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Therapists: Be a Visionary

Therapists: Be a Visionary

You are a visionary. How do I know? Because you are a therapist. When I told people what I did for a living, I would often get responses like "I could never sit and listen to people's problems all day!" The truth is, we know that good therapy isn't about just listening to people's problems- it is about sitting in truth with another human and holding the vision of what can be. 

You have a vision for every client who walks through your door. No- this doesn't mean you are trying to fit your client into your box of how they should be. But, you know what it looks like when someone is unfettered, when they make that shift to owning their life, being intentional, and enjoying it. When you see them shift from being a victim of experiences, circumstances, or limitations to an empowered person who is going to live their life in the best way they know how. 

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