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
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.Read More
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.Read More
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
Stories are powerful. A lot of pre-licensed therapists hear, and perpetuate the belief that "I'm just an intern" "I'm just pre-licensed." "When I'm licensed, I will..." "When I'm licensed I can...."
While it is true that there are paramaters as a pre-licensed therapists most of the parameters I come in contact with from pre-licensed therapists have nothing to do with law, ethics, or what is best for the client. JoAnne is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in San Jose, Ca who is an excellent example of someone who is doing the work.
Listen to her share her journey from working in an agency sitting a windowless cubicle having a powerful ahah moment after watching this private practice vision training to creating a private practice that creates a win/win/win for her, her clients, and the therapists in her community.Read More
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.Read More
I need you to meet Dr. Jeremy. Why? Because ever since I met him, I have realized how badly we need his kind of work in community. More and more psychologists are avoiding integrating testing in their practices because they don't know how to make it profitable, or if they do, they only know how to do it in a way that stresses them out. Even if you aren't a psychologist, this is a great conversation and if you have psychologists on your staff, then you want to give this a listen as well.Read More
I met John online and then in person at Slow Down School and after a ton of great conversations, we decided to let all of you in on what we talk about. John has created a solid group practice, is a private practice coach and recently launched unconditional.media helping therapists with their marketing through SEO, google ads and other marketing strategies.Read More
Multiple streams of income, adding an income stream, moving Beyond the Couch, podcasts, online courses, workshops, retreat, intensives, products, workbooks, trainings, certifications... it seems like every day as a therapist you are hearing about ways to expand beyond traditional psychotherapy.Read More
I've known Leslie a couple of years and you will find after listening to her in the podcast, any amount of time spent with her will touch your heart. She has a group practice, is a trainer, a speaker, an advocate and an author. Leslie shares how she runs her group practice and how she manages her multiple passions.Read More
As we are talking more about multiple streams of income, we thought it would be valuable for you to hear from Jamie, LPC. She has a thriving practice in Arkansas and is the founder of Real Self Care for Therapists. We talk about how your story influences your growth, the biggest learning curve she has experienced and how she is starting a revolution to help therapists heal their burn out.Read More