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.
Marketing your therapy business might make you feel disgusting. That means you’re doing it wrong. WRONG.
This is the fifth in a 6-part series of minisodes. In each one, I’m geeking out about an aspect of your business that matters.
To market your therapy business, you need a framework to help you understand your unique business, and you need to do a few things really well. You do not have to do everything and in fact you CAN NOT do everything.
Let’s talk about your business model. What’s a business model? It’s simply the collection of services you offer in your business. It’s how you make money. Let’s take a look at YOUR business model and see if it’s a good fit for you, or if it’s time to make some changes.
This is the third in a 6-part series of minisodes. In each one, I’m geeking out about an aspect of your business that matters.
Casey Truffo is my favorite group practice guru. Whether you’re expanding your practice or just want to soak up business wisdom from a master therapist business coach, you’ll grab a lot of gems. Casey shares her biggest lessons learned in creating her therapy center, The Orange County Relationship Center, and how to know if owning a group practice is right for you.
Katie May is a change maker. She created a therapy center that serves vulnerable, high-risk teens AND creates a living for herself and the seven clinicians who work for her. Listen as she dives into how she decides which ideas to follow and which ones to let go. You’ll love her honesty and her contagious enthusiasm.
Quandra Chaffers created Sexual Abuse and Sex Solutions less than a year ago. She’s surrounded herself with people she can grow with and moved away from those who might have held her back. Listen as she dives into her thoughts on reaching her right fit clients, networking, marketing, and money mindset.
Dr. Linda Shanti McCabe sees her roles as a parent and business owner as interconnected and always in motion. In this conversation we walk through some of the most challenging things about wearing both of those hats. We talk about finances, child care, time management, identity, and more. You’ll love how down to earth and honest Linda is about all of it.