8 Mistakes I Made Building a Private Practice

8 Mistakes I Made Building a Private Practice

We are bringing back this top article because it has been one that so many have seen and we want to be sure you see as well, especially if you are considering joining Business School Bootcamp.

The path to building a private practice is rarely perfect. While most of you know that I was able to build a successful private pay private practice during the recession- many of you don't know all the ways I messed up. The truth is, I tend to look back on things in a glass half-full. Every mistake I made led me to a million great decisions and experiences. But, it still doesn't mean I didn't mess up. 

Mistake #1: I didn't

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Expanding into Group Practice: Does it Make Sense?

Expanding into Group Practice: Does it Make Sense?

You’ve looked at all the options for growing your practice. You could work more hours and see clients yourself, add in group therapy work, intensives or some other service, you could add online streams of income or you could start adding clinicians to your private practice and begin expanding into a group therapy practice.

A group practice could be an amazing source of income for you now and in the future. A successful group practice doesn't just happen, it requires thoughtfulness, and great planning to ensure a healthy, happy transition. We want to help you explore the possibility of expanding into a group private practice and avoid some of the common missteps that people make.

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The Power of Proximity - Therapists in Community

The Power of Proximity - Therapists in Community

Joe Sanok from Practice of the Practice joins the podcast today to share about the power of community as you build your private practice. Check out his upcoming Killin’ It Camp here.

In this podcast we discuss:

  1. How the landscape of private practice community has changed

  2. How community can eliminate the hierarchy of learning and be more collaborative

  3. The importance of in person learning and relationship building

  4. What is needed for success in a community

  5. Why being in person is so valuable

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Diversity in Parenting

Diversity in Parenting

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.

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An Introvert’s Guide to Bootcamp - Yolanda’s Story

An Introvert’s Guide to Bootcamp - Yolanda’s Story

You recharge from being alone, away from groups of people or interacting with others. Your introversion is your greatest power. It is what allows you to connect deeply with others, to feel with your clients and to see the subtleties of the world around you. Yolanda shares this and more in her experience as a clinician who is introverted, who is HSP and who has built a group practice using Business School Bootcamp for Therapists.

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A Practice In A Barn - The Second Career of Charlotte

A Practice In A Barn - The Second Career of Charlotte

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.

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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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Dr. Tanisha on Social Media and Private Practice

Dr. Tanisha on Social Media and Private Practice

I’ve never met Dr. T in person but I feel like we’ve known each other for a long time because of our connection online. She does some amazing work around social media ethics in private practice in addition to her private practice work and consultation work for therapists.

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Branding Your Private Practice - Guest Interview with Samara

Branding Your Private Practice - Guest Interview with Samara

When you hear the term brand, what comes to mind? Color, fonts, and website are often top of the line. Today we have Samara from the BeBrandConfident sharing her thoughts on what makes a brand, why you need a brand and how to get started. Her joy and passion about branding is contagious. Take a listen!

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When Life Happens - Fatherhood

When Life Happens - Fatherhood

This is the end of our When Life Happens series and we are closing out with a beautiful, vulnerable interview with Dr. Jared as we talk about fatherhood and private practice. We cover what it was like before pregnancy, during and after. Take a listen! Dr. Jared DeFife is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Atlanta, GA.

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