Nicol Stolar-Peterson had to get creative with her networking and marketing in order to transition from CPS to private practice. But because she knew her niche, she was able to target individuals and businesses that would consistently send her a stream of referrals. And once you get known for specializing or doing good work, THAT [Read more…]
The Therapist Experience Podcast
Welcome to The Therapist Experience Podcast, the podcast where we interview successful therapists about what it's really like growing a private practice.
The Therapist Experience provides you with a full MBA in private practice building, and it's everything you wish you had learned in grad school but they never taught you.
We discuss everything from private practice marketing, the entrepreneurial journey, income streams, the importance of niching down, what to charge per session, how to use technology to grow your practice, and the roller coaster of being a business owner. Learn from other mental health professionals about what worked for them in marketing their private practice and their overall entrepreneurial journey, so you can grow a thriving private practice yourself!
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Jeff Guenther shares all his expertise on blogging with a local spin, SEO in private practice & how to take the perfect Psychology Today profile picture. When Jeff Guenther was stuck in an agency job he hated, he scheduled an interview with the Apple Store. “I can’t work at the mall again,” he told himself, [Read more…]
When debating her fees, Melissa’s house had a leak. A plumber came out and charged her $150 per hour and she asked herself: Is my work as valuable as the work of a master plumber? Well, of course! And if a master plumber can make $150 an hour, why should I struggle with charging that? [Read more…]
Important Note: This is our last podcast episode of 2016 as we take a brief hiatus through the holiday season. Thank you so much for your loyal listenership each week and stay tuned for the next Therapist Experience episode in early January. — Once Elizabeth Butler started sharing her own struggles more openly, letting herself [Read more…]
Our most popular guest, Eddie Reece, returns for this episode to dive deep into the nuts and bolts of transitioning away from insurance and becoming a fully cash pay private practice. This will be controversial: If you take money from an insurance company, the insurance company is paying you. And who pays you, is who [Read more…]
Alison didn’t plan on building a group practice. In fact, she found it daunting to even think about a group practice. But one day she decided to hire a play therapist to help meet the needs of incoming inquiries. Then she hired more therapists that worked in the same niche she did. And eventually, a [Read more…]
Entrepreneurship is never a linear journey. And if you’re going into private practice, you are an entrepreneur. In this episode of The Therapist Experience, Jihan Madyun from The Fulfillment Project shares her Therapist Experience and all the twists and turns of starting & growing her private practice. Links & Resources Mentioned in This Episode Joe [Read more…]
Camille Braxton has become an expert marketer & this has allowed her to grow a thriving business. After discovering her specialty three years ago, she hired a consultant to help her understand her ideal clients (professional women struggling to find a work/life balance). From there, she strategically chose to market to professional groups where her [Read more…]
I’m not sure if a private practice has ever had this kind of explosive growth. Learn how Jeff Bright took his private practice to over 60 clients in only 11 months. This is absolutely one Therapist Experience episode you don’t want to miss! In this episode, we dive into how Jeff has built such an [Read more…]
Gigi Hamilton has authored several mental wellness books, which have served as springboards into doing local seminars and workshops. Because she’s an author, people take her expertise more seriously than non-authors. Thanks to her books, she has created a detailed sales funnel that incorporates her authorship, seminars, workshops, worksheets and counseling. In this episode, we [Read more…]