The 7 Best Excuses to Avoid Starting Your Private Practice

Originally posted on Therapy Reimagined (https://therapyreimagined.com/the-7-best-excuses-to-avoid-starting-your-private-practice/) So, you want to start a private practice. Or at least you think you do. You’re dreaming about your gorgeous office while watching and reading a million free resources about how to get your first client. You have debated niche, insurance, and location and you’re going to get started.…

How to Post Enough Stuff

Originally posted on Therapy Reimagined (https://therapyreimagined.com/how-to-post-enough-stuff/) Everyone tells you that all #ModernTherapists need to have a blog, a podcast, a newsletter, and tons of social media posts. That’s not totally true, but it certainly can be helpful to put some nice content out there to share with your audience. The focus of this blog post…

Increase Your Impact, Without Burning Out

Many of us have heard repeatedly – work smarter, not harder. It sounds good, but is it really that simple? Do we just need to put some thought into how we operate, and we’ll suddenly be way more productive while feeling better? Can we really get more accomplished without burning the candle at both ends?…

The Dangers of Self-Sacrifice

When you’re a passionate helper, you’ve probably sacrificed a lot to make sure that your clients and others you help get what they need. You’ve worked hard to make sure they’re improving. You’re there for them and will do whatever it takes to make sure they’re able to move forward. You find reward and meaning…

Own It

Imagine serving the people you’re called to serve, spending time with family, taking vacation and traveling, mentoring new members of your profession, and running a successful business. Without burning out. It sounds both fantastical and doable. Right? There are folks who talk about this like it’s super easy if you just have the right tools…

3 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out

So, at a recent presentation I gave, someone asked me, “What would you have done differently to avoid burnout in public mental health?” That question stopped me in my tracks. I have had ideas and philosophical ponderings about what others can do to avoid the burnout they experience. But what led me to Sacrificial Helping…