SETTING GOALS FOR YOUR PRIVATE PRACTICE Nov 30, 2021

For clinicians in (or going into) private practice, goals are essential. But goal-setting can be tricky and even downright intimidating. Often, even the most well-intentioned planners fall into one of two camps. First, there are the ambitious go-getters who start January with a huge list of goals...

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FRIENDING YOUR FEAR IN BUSINESS Nov 04, 2021

Fear is a primary human emotion, and it’s going to show up as you build your business and grow your private practice. You may have heard advice about not succumbing to fear, being “fearless,” or even fighting it, but I’d encourage you to try a different approach: make...

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SENTIMENTS FROM MY CLINICAL SABBATICAL Oct 14, 2021

Sentiments from My Clinical Sabbatical…

…But first, burnout. You know what it is and I’m not going to be discussing the “topic” of burnout. Instead, I want to share with you how I missed it, what it taught me and what my subsequent sabbatical gave me. But just to...

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FIVE STEPS TO INTENTIONAL BUSINESS PLANNING Sep 23, 2021

You already know that you’re a great therapist, or you wouldn’t be here. You value your clients and gain deep satisfaction from watching their lives transform for the better. In short, you already trust yourself as a counselor. Now it’s time to trust yourself as a business...

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TOP 4 REASONS YOU NEED VALUES-BASED BUSINESS COACHING to GROW YOUR PRIVATE PRACTICE Sep 02, 2021

Identifying your core values can provide a strong, clear compass for building your private practice.  By digging into your core values and your “why” FIRST, you build an authentic practice and create marketing messages, business plans, and operational frameworks that are...

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TINY ACTIONS LEAD TO ACHIEVING BIG GOALS! Aug 12, 2021

Have you ever been in this spot:  you have a big task in front of you and perhaps an even larger deadline looming. You are fully committed to finishing the project well or to putting your personal plans into action.  You have a strong, emotional “why” to motivate you. ...

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PRIMED TO ACT: HOW TO GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY Jul 22, 2021

Tell me if this sounds familiar:  You’re ready to start your day.  You know what you want to get accomplished. You sit down with your planner, turn your computer on and get to work before your first client/patient. The focus seems to elude you.  Your mind is on everything but...

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THRIVING AS AN OUT-OF-NETWORK THERAPIST Jun 10, 2021

The decision to accept insurance or to go out of network can be a challenging one for many clinicians. There are some misconceptions among therapists about what it means to go out of network, and sadly, there is even some judgment of clinicians who make this choice. I’d love this kind of...

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HOW TO BUILD A REFERRAL NETWORK WITH WHAT YOU HAVE IN YOUR FILES RIGHT NOW! May 10, 2021

Growing Your Private Practice & Referral Networking Goals 

There’s no way around it - having a strong referral network is crucial to growing your private practice! The good news is, you can use the files, community, and resources you have RIGHT NOW to grow your network into a...

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WHY A SPECIALIZED THERAPIST PLANNER FOR PRIVATE PRACTICE? Apr 09, 2021

If you’re in private practice, you know it takes a lot of energy to manage, track and do #allthethings!  It can be overwhelming to say the least.  That is EXACTLY why clinicians need a therapist planner - not just to keep everything organized but as a tool that...

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OVERCOMING OVERWHELM: PLAN THE WORK, WORK THE PLAN. Jan 27, 2021

There is always so much going on in our lives as clinicians, right!?  We wear every hat in our practice from the CEO to the janitor!  Is there anyone else out there who feels they are doing their best just to survive some days?  Whew!  I have a few ideas on how to...

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