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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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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Creating a Successful Private Practice in 2017: People NEED You!

Creating a Successful Private Practice in 2017: People NEED You!

Do you believe that your community needs you in private practice? I do. Start to look around as you go about your day and you will see lots of people who could benefit from the work that you do. Or, you could dig into some of the data out in the world! And while non-profits and agencies can meet some of the need, a lot of people would benefit from private practice services. 

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When to Raise your Fees

When to Raise your Fees

In our webinar How to Set Your Fee, we talk about getting started and how to actually calculate a fee for your private practice services. If you don’t know how to set your fee – start here first.

Recently we were asked – when do you raise your fee? Maybe you have a fee that is working for your business. This means you pay your bills, your taxes and yourself. Business is going great! But when do you raise your fees?

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How to Increase Income in Private Practice

How to Increase Income in Private Practice

Ok... let's start by saying this: Private practice is not a get rich quick scheme. This article isn't about making 40k in 2 days, or being salesy, sketchy, or unethical in the name of building your private practice. 

But, some of you are struggling financially. And that struggle is making it difficult or impossible to maintain being in private practice and working with the clients who desperately need you. Or, at the very least... not making a decent income is making you seriously question your life's work, or making you feel burnt out and exhausted and sucking the joy out of the work that you love. You might need to make some changes and some decisions to get money flowing in your practice in a more meaningful way. And let's be honest- you might need to happen relatively quickly. 

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Why You Need a Website YESTERDAY... even though it won't get you clients tomorrow.

Why You Need a Website YESTERDAY... even though it won't get you clients tomorrow.

A website is a VERY powerful marketing tool... one that once it has been written, honed, launched, and on the first page of Google can provide consistent referrals without requiring you to constantly on the phone, going to coffee, sending notes, dropping by businesses, etc. Today we are going to be talking about what can keep your website from triggering phone calls right now- as well as why starting a website NOW is integral key to long-term success! 

Google has to learn to trust you:

Once a website is published- people have to be able to find it. Many therapists struggle with understanding what their potential clients are googling for, and so they don't know how to set up their website so that the search engines (like Google) know that their website can be helpful to the person who is in pain. Google is committed to giving great search results- that is why so many people use them. It can be tricky to figure out how to ensure your website is the kind of search result that is going to make clients smile and happy- so that Google moves you up to the first page. Until you are on Page 1 for the search terms- odds are low you will get consistent phone calls. 

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The Best Social Media Platform for 2016

The Best Social Media Platform for 2016

You are running a business. You have a million responsibilities and sometimes your to-do list can feel like it is a mile long. You want to have a healthy business and get regular clients contacting you... and everybody says social media is where it's at... 

There are Hundreds of Social Media Sites

Actually, there may be more than that. You can't possibly have time to learn and devote energy to every one of them. And, nobody has the budget to pay someone to be on all of them! So, in 2016, focusing your budget (whether it be time, energy, or money) on the RIGHT social media platform is incredibly important. 

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5 Ways to Build Confidence in Private Practice

5 Ways to Build Confidence in Private Practice

How to Build Your Confidence in Private Practice

90% of clinicians with whom I speak tell me they want to feel more confident in their private practices.

Therapists are already raised in a culture of not good enough, waiting until we graduate, complete hours, get licensed, become supervisors, get additional certifications, supervise in those additional certifications, and until we are pretty much near retirement to feel confident.

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Love Your Writing Style - Guest Interview with Nikki

There are people you admire and then there are people who make you go gah gah crazy when you learn from them. For me, that person is Nikki, Communication Stylist and all out amazing human being. In this interview she shares a wealth of information about finding your style, overcoming your writers' block and learning to enjoy the creative process.

Take notes - this girl is on fire!

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Musts for a Successful Crowdfunding Project

Musts for a Successful Crowdfunding Project

This is the fourth article in Rob Reinhardt's special traveling blog series on crowdfunding. At the end of this article, you'll find a link to the next article in this series, located on another blog I find valuable for mental health professionals. Continue to follow the links to read all four articles and get introduced to valuable authors and content!

Musts for a Successful Crowdfunding Project 

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