Now What?

Originally posted on Therapy Reimagined (https://therapyreimagined.com/now-what-blog/) Each one of us has had to scramble to shift and change as our world has gone into crisis. Many of us have made a full switch to virtual meetings and sessions. There are economic uncertainties and there is emotional fall-out that we are navigating at the same time…

You Don’t Have to be a Thought Leader

Originally posted on Therapy Reimagined (https://therapyreimagined.com/dont-have-to-be-thought-leader/) You have undoubtedly heard that you should start a private practice and that you should not take insurance or that you should have a side hustle or that you should definitely not work in community mental health. You may have even inferred these things from what we and our…

You Should Not Become A Therapist – 5 Reasons Why

Originally posted onTherapy Reimagined (https://therapyreimagined.com/you-should-not-become-a-therapist/) Many of us are good listeners and have it in our hearts to help other people. We like to figure out how individuals think and help them improve their quality of life. But should all of us be therapists? Probably not. Being a therapist is hard, so unless you are…

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.…

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 Problem with Expectations

Unrealistic and unexamined expectations are at the root of some of the gnarliest (and most common) problems that we face as entrepreneurs, leaders, and helping pros. Our behavior is impacted by the expectations that we and others hold, so if we don’t clearly assess these expectations, we can make choices that aren’t in our own…

Stop Doing It All – It’s Hurting Your Practice

When you go out on your own, it can feel important to do everything yourself. You’re building your own practice and want to make sure that it represents you.  Delegating something (bookkeeping, website building, scheduling, social media, billing, etc.) can feel especially daunting or just plain wrong.  I hear the same reasons over and over…

How to Navigate through your Growing Pains as a Helping Professional

Becoming a successful helping professional would be so much easier if you were told exactly what to do to make it all work out. So often we get thrown off course by the growing pains or obstacles that are actually fairly predictable.   Here are some of the common growing pains I see at each…