I Got Invited to Speak at a Conference: Now What?

I Got Invited to Speak at a Conference: Now What?

As you start to build your private practice and develop an expertise, people will take notice. As new people notice what you are doing and grow respect for your skills, new opportunities are going to come your way. However, not every opportunity is right for you. So, how do you know what to say yes to and what to say no to? 

I Got Invited to Speak at a Conference

Kelly and I get multiple invites each month to speak at events, conferences, and to small groups. However, not every opportunity is right. We were asked to speak at the Mind Your Own Business (MYOB) Conference put on by Stephanie Adams. We thought it would be fun to show you some of the behind the scenes reasons we decided to speak at this fabulous, free online conference for therapists. 

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Why We All Need Business Therapy

Why We All Need Business Therapy

As a psychotherapist, I hope you believe in therapy. I truly hope that you have a deep down sense of how powerful a tool therapy is to change not just one person's lives- but all the lives that touch that person. 

What defines a therapeutic experience? 

A good therapist also knows that there are experiences that can be therapeutic in nature. Not traditional psychotherapy per se- the treatment of mental illness with psychological techniques and interventions- but something different. Therapeutic experiences are those that take someone who is functioning ok, and helps them move to a different level of wellness in one or more areas of their life- even though they don't have a mental illness. 

Physical, emotional, spiritual, and many other types of coaching, retreats, support groups, communities and more can trigger this kind of change in one area that starts to bleed over into many other areas of one's life. 

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