We all face moments when we see an opportunity to do something new, and we either take action, or we don’t. Ellie took action and created Bay Area Immigration Evaluation Center, a company providing evaluations all around the Bay. Listen as we talk about how and why she did this when she already had a therapy practice. You’ll hear how she grew her skillset and her mindset as she grew her business. If you’re thinking of adding ANY offer to your practice or creating a second business, you’ll want to hear Ellie’s story.
April Harter has built an anti-racism coaching program, and she’s doing things in a totally new way. If you haven’t heard the first half of our conversation, go back to Part 1, where we talked about the business she’s built. This week we delve further into her mindset shifts, self-care, and boundaries. You’ll hear April’s advice for her former self, and you might find that a lot of it applies to you.
This week it’s just you and me. I’m taking this podcast and my company in a new direction, and I want to tell you about it.
This has been percolating under the surface for quite a while. There’s been this part of me, which started as kind of a whisper and then became more of a shout. And now I’m ready to share it and I think you’re ready to hear about it.
Focusing on meeting the needs of your right-fit clients may take you beyond the therapy room. Danielle Matthews is devoted to helping kids who are dealing with bullying. This work led her to write a book, give presentations, and create a 10-week program to help kids, their parents and their schools to address bullying. Find out how Danielle accomplished all of this in less than two years and what it takes to make a bigger impact on your business.
If you believe being of service or being spiritual doesn’t go with making money, this conversation is for you. Isa Gucciardi, the creator of Depth Hypnosis and founder of The Sacred Stream, believes that money and life energy can be in alignment. When you reject money, she believes you limit how much help you can give. Listen as she describes how she has developed her services far beyond the therapy room over the last 30 plus years. You’ll hear both the tactical stuff and the theories behind her tactics.
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.
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.
Are you tapping into your creativity to run your business and your life? Loretta Staples is a private practice entrepreneur as her 5th career. She’s proudly 64, and she’s learned quite a lot about how to follow your intuition and take action to get yourself unstuck. If you’re heading for burnout in your life or business or if you feel like there’s a lack of YOU in your business, listen up.
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.
When your business is growing fast, how do you manage it? Dr. Joy Harden-Bradford has grown Therapy For Black Girls in a big way over the past year. Her podcast reaches a big audience, and it keeps growing because she listens carefully, delivers high-quality content, and focuses on serving. I talked to Dr. Joy about what she’s learned over the past year and what she’s still learning.
Are you intimidated by SEO? But you want to make it work for you? Enter Cathy Hanville. Cathy consistently comes up as #1 on Google in her keywords in her area. She’s been helping other therapists use SEO to build their practices for years. Now she’s teaching a lesson in my program, The Superpower Method For Therapists®. In our conversation, Cathy shares how she’s kept her business full for 17 years and how she’s keeping her own life balanced as an entrepreneur, therapist, and human.
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.
Nick has created a workshop for Queer folks to go through a profound spiritual process, and he helps his clients make use of spiritual tools every day in his office. Now he’s expanding his work and has created a podcast to help more people. If you’ve ever felt like your work is too edgy, you’ll want to hear how Nick has stepped further and further into what he does best.
If you’ve ever felt called to be a leader beyond the therapy room, you’ll want to hear my conversation with Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC. We dive into Dara’s journey to becoming an author and leader in serving gender questioning, transgender, and non-binary people. You’ll love Dara’s honesty and ability to stay humble and curious while also being a fierce leader.
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.