Joe has discovered a new, more introverted way to be an activist within his business, therapy sessions, and teaching work. He finds that the more open he is about his identities and his experience, the more helpful he is to others. Listen as Joe talks about the gender journey he’s experienced in the past couple of years and how his personal experiences have expanded his leadership as a therapist and an educator.
What if you need to BE different in order to accomplish your next goals? What if the missing link is not working harder or investing more money in your business, but rather making your SELF more resilient and strong?
This week it’s just you and me. I’m gonna talk about something that’s been on my mind.
Listen as Maureen talks about how she keeps her practice full and what she’s doing to leverage her skills beyond her therapy room. You’ll hear some solid ideas about marketing online and creating high-quality referral partnerships. You’ll want to implement some of these right away.
Maureen has used two different business models to expand her income. You’ll hear what worked, what didn’t, and what she might do next.
Starting a private practice can be hard. Raising your fees can be hard. Putting yourself out there to grow your practice can be hard.
This week I talked to Montoyia McGowan, and we talked about how she pushed through a low moment. Six months in, her practice was extremely low, and she was considering letting it go. A friend told her to give it another six months. She did. She challenged herself to network, market her business, and really put herself out there. She came through the other side with a waitlist. Listen as she dives into her mindset work and the steps she takes to keep her business thriving.
Narissa Harris says “I’m a black woman first and a clinician second.” Her happy place is working on awareness around African American culture. She’s extremely generous in her approach to helping therapists find their way to more humility and sensitivity. She dives into how she created her workshops, built her practice, and became her own boss.
How are you doing with social media? Patrice N Douglas will show you how to have fun with it. In this conversation, she shares her passion for destigmatizing mental health issues and ways she uses to social media to get her message out. She also dives into how she uses social media to support other therapists. Not only is Patrice not competitive with her peers, she’s a champion of their work.
Think you’ve got to be someone else in order to succeed in your business? Nope. April Snow shares how she ignored the noise and listened to her wise inner voice as she was setting up her private practice. She knew she wanted to work with Highly Sensitive People, and that’s what she does, quite successfully. Listen as we dive into her entrepreneurial journey.
Traci Ruble wants you to play bigger. She’s tired of the false message that the more powerful one of us is, the smaller others have to be. She believes that the bigger you are, the more room you make for others to be big too. As a public speaker, founder of a therapy center, and creator of the Sidewalk Talk movement, she’s had lots of opportunities to navigate this challenging territory. Listen as we dive into her journey of embracing her power.
Does documentation stress you out? Maelisa Hall shares how you can create a more peaceful relationship with your private practice paperwork. As a documentation expert and a person living with ADHD, Maelisa has tons of tips to help you change your relationship to the paperwork monster.
If you ever fear that you can’t serve the people who need you AND make a great living, you’ll want to hear Selma’s story. She’s the creator of podcast The Parent Child Relationship Guru and she serves children and families who struggle with trauma and attachment issues. Selma has created a business that gives her a balanced life and helps her avoid burning out.
Do you believe you have to do things you hate in order to fill your practice? Chris has a few ways of keeping her practice full, and she enjoys all of them. She shares how she maintains a balance between parenting, private practice, and being a singer-songwriter. If you want to create a private practice you’ll love for years and years, you’ll want to hear her story.
Dr. Laura Louis has a successful business as a therapist, consultant and public speaker. I discovered a few unexpected things during this conversation: 1. She’s an introvert. 2. Public speaking didn’t come easily to her at first. 3. She still gets nervous before she gives a talk. Listen as she shares some of the mindset work it took to get to where she is now, and lots of nitty gritty tips about how to get started with speaking and how to up your game if you’re already speaking.
Does your life make room for creativity? Adriana Marchione is an expressive arts therapist and an indie filmmaker. In our conversation she talks about the tension between finding stability and following her passions. If you’ve ever wondered how to make room for projects outside of therapy, this is for you.
Ernesto’s life changed when he made peace with his old money story and started creating a new one. In our conversation he shares the profound changes he experienced when he was able to work through his money blocks. We also delve into Ernesto’s advice for therapists creating videos. Find out the keys to a powerful welcome video and common mistakes to avoid. You’ll walk away from this episode less afraid and more inspired to create a video.
Jennie Steinberg has always had an entrepreneurial streak, but it took some time to find the optimal way to run her practice. Listen as she talks about blogging consistently and creating a therapy center with a social justice focus. As you hear about her risks, you may want to take some bold steps of your own.
Mercedes Samudio didn’t know that writing a book would be such a profound process. She had already carved out a space helping parents and families, and the writing process helped her clarify it even further. In our conversation she delved into her entrepreneurial journey and got real about the emotional and financial ups and downs of being a private practice entrepreneur.
It’s time to talk about letting your freak flag fly. Emily Swanson believes we each have a medicine for this world. By embracing her nature-based work, she’s growing her business, standing out from the crowd, and feeling more balance in her life. Listen as she talks about letting go of what she thought other people wanted her to be.