Sarah Leitschuh believes you could be feeling calmer and happier in your life. She helps therapists find ways to feel more energy outside the therapy room. Just a few of the keys are: creating systems that work, saying no more often, and prioritizing self-care.
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.
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.
What if managing your money could feel like a self-care ritual, like eating nourishing food or going to a yoga class? Bari Tessler created a methodology to help us make peace with money, incorporating all parts of ourselves: emotions, body and, spirit. In our conversation, she dives into her own journey to creating the unique business she has now. She shares how things changed drastically 9 years ago when she became a parent. What she learned will help you navigate your own business and life.
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.
John says that when he started out in private practice, he had a clinical entity, but not a business entity. He has embraced being a business owner AND serving many clients who have limited resources. John shares his experiences negotiating with insurance companies, becoming a Gottman Method Certified Therapist, and creating an online presence that brings in plenty of clients who are a good fit for him.
Amy has learned over the past couple of years that being in control is over-rated, and she’s gotten more comfortable living in the messy middle. She talks about making a big pivot in her business away from the group practice she started and towards a solo practice. Listen as she talks about how to avoid the mindset traps of “too much” and “never enough.”
In the last six months, I’ve gotten a lot of questions about this podcast. I grabbed my sister and she interviewed me so I could answer them all. Come behind the scenes with me and I’ll tell you why I create the podcast, how the process has totally surprised me, and what’s coming next. I’ll also share what podcasts I listen to myself and what inspires me most.
Dr. JaNaè Taylor was terrified at the idea of claiming her niche. Then she realized she wanted to create a new space for her community more than she wanted to be the catchall therapist. Listen as JaNae dives into the steps she took to step into full-time private practice and then begin a podcast and a movement called “Minding My Black Business.”
Bianca is on a mission to destigmatize therapy, fight shame and help people get the help they need. She’s discovered that video is the most fun and natural way for her to market her practice and educate people about mental health. Listen as Bianca dives into her personal journey of putting herself out there MUCH more in the past year. She’s got some advice for therapists who are ready to put themselves out there as well.
Who are you? What is it about you that you’d like to be known for? How is it you want to speak to your clients? These are some of the questions Nam Rindani encourages therapists to dive into before they start “marketing” their practices. Listen as she shares how she uses the internet completely differently than practice building coaches usually advise. And listen to how well it works. This conversation will help you look at yourself and your business in profoundly new ways.