This week I’m featuring Jacquette Timmons, a financial behaviorist in New York City. We focused on two areas: how she prices her offerings and how she builds and nurtures her audience. If you're working on expanding your business beyond the therapy room, those are two areas you know require a lot of thought and attention. If you don't pay attention to them, your business can't thrive, even if your work is amazing.
Moving your therapy practice to a new town can be scary. Kaitlin walks us through how she moved her business from San Francisco to Livermore, a smaller town an hour away. In our conversation, she talks about everything from finding new office space to creating a new network of colleagues to working through the mindset issues came up during this transition.
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.
Making big changes in your business is both liberating and scary! Sarah got off of insurance panels, clarified her message, honed her niche, raised her fees, and overhauled her website. Her advice for therapists ready to make a big move? Nurture yourself, and don’t punish yourself for your past mistakes. Listen to the steps she’s taking to grow her private pay practice while also prioritizing her work-life balance.
Jen Cross is a visionary and a healer who’s helped hundreds of survivors, but she still struggles with the business side. This episode is a rare opportunity to go behind the curtain and hear some honest talk about business. Jen talks about the difficulty of finding a balance between serving her community and sustaining herself financially. You’ll also hear me slip into some unrequested coaching. Oops.
You started your own business so that you could work the way you want to work. You’ve got a vision of how you’d like your business to work, but it’s easy to veer off course and make the wrong compromises. Devona as been careful to make all of her business decisions with her vision in mind. She’s created a business that allows her to do the clinical work she’s most passionate about and engage in a full life outside of the office. Listen as she talks about the practices she uses to stay on track and in balance.
If you think you’ve got to sacrifice your values in order to make a profit, listen up! Kerrie Thompson Mohr has expanded her therapy business thoughtfully and ethically. Listen as she talks about how she decided to bring clinicians into her practice and how she balances her various roles within the business. It’s not what you usually hear. Kerrie is honest about working more right now than she plans to in the future.
Renee Beck didn’t waste any time in her therapy business watering down her. Right out the gate, she put her more alternative work front and center and built a practice working with alternative healers and artists. Listen as she shares the steps she takes to bring in her right-fit clients and how she handles the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur.
Thien Pham says she never imagined she’d be here. In this conversation, she shares her journey of moving to a new city, transitioning into private practice, and working through all of the money issues that came up. Listen as she shares how she took the leap of faith and built the business she has now.
When you find your niche and your calling, bringing the right clients into your business becomes pretty much inevitable. Lily Sun is fascinated with what it means to be single today, and she helps her single clients embrace vibrant and full lives. Listen as she dives into how she filled her practice and why self-care is integral to creating the business she loves running.
If you’ve wanted to create a new offer in your business, but haven’t known how to do it, you’ll want to hear this. Maya Benattar has taken bold steps in the past year in her business. She created a new workshop, “Reclaim Your Rhythm,” for helpers and healers. Listen as we talk about how she filled up her workshops, the vulnerability of leveling up, and tuning into the rhythms of your business.
Imposter Syndrome can hold you back from growing your therapy practice or taking your business to the next level. Marielle Berg is a therapist in The Bay Area and the founder of a therapy center. She’s got more inquiries than she could possibly serve by herself. But she shares that becoming an entrepreneur and growing her practice wasn’t always easy. She has pushed herself over and over again to break through imposter syndrome, face her fears, and build her entrepreneurial muscles.
You often hear that building a therapy practice in a saturated market is difficult. My friend Allison sees it as an opportunity! If you ever struggle with a scarcity mindset (and who doesn’t?), this conversation is for you. Listen as she shares her method for building a therapy practice in a new “saturated” city, and how she handles raising her fees.
Paul talks about his entrepreneurial journey in building a therapy practice and then creating a national organization for affordable therapy. He shares openly about his struggles in making Open Path sustainable and the shift that finally made it thrive. Listen as he talks about creating momentum, setting goals with an open mind, and the practices that keep him nourished and grounded. You’ll hear Paul crack me up several times.
This is a conversation about transformations. Alexis shares how she worked through fears of scarcity as she took the leap into private practice. She talks about the transition from running a low fee practice to a full practice with a much higher fee. We dive into how she sets up her practice with plenty of room for parenting and restorative practices.