Attracting New Therapy Clients

I consult with psychotherapists (therapists, counselors, and psychologists) each week on how to build and maintain thriving therapy practices. And whenever I work with a new client, the first question they always ask is “How do I get new therapy clients?” If you were to hire me, would that be your first question? Probably so.

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Psychotherapy Practice-Building: New Clients

Many psychotherapists don’t like to think of themselves as marketers.  However, if you’re in private practice, the question isn’t whether or not to  market, it’s how effective are you at marketing? Marketing is about the impression clients have of you and your capabilities  for helping them. This impression is formed whenever you speak with existing

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Psychotherapy Marketing – Creating a Website

The percentage of therapists, psychologists and counselors with websites is still relatively small, while the percentage of clients who utilize the web to search for a therapist grows each month. If you are building a private practice, or are seeking new counseling clients, it pays to be easily found online. Therapists need to have websites. Why?

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Internet Marketing for Psychotherapists

Several years ago, therapists in private practice relied heavily on their websites as the main way they marketing their practices online. But over the past year, that’s all changed. If you are still relying on your website to do your marketing for you, you’ve probably been pretty discouraged lately, right? The reason is Facebook. Facebook is

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Congratulations!

Congratulations on getting started with The Complete Facebook Practice-Building Solution for Therapists. You will receive an email within 24 hours with all the setup information and your FREE BONUS: Promoting Your Fan Page Strategy Guide. While you wait, why not browse around my site a bit, you’ll find it chock-full of practice-building resources. My team

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Online Marketing for Psychotherapists

Recent conversations have taught me that there are still plenty of therapists marketing private practices without an online presence. If you are one of them, you already know that you’re behind the 8-ball. Even if you already have a successful private practice, psychotherapists today need to have an online presence to be readily available to clients seeking our services.

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Psychotherapy Practice-Building: Managed Care

Is it possible to build a fee-for-service private practice anymore? Can you attract the therapy client you’ve been looking for, or are you required to accept managed care to make ends meet? This is a decision that many therapists struggle with when they are building private practices. And it is a question that many therapists

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#1 Social Media Mistake for Psychotherapists

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Practice-Building Resources for Psychotherapists

Early in 2010, I started offering workshops for local therapists to help them get new counseling clients and build their private practices. As word spread, I began getting inquiries from therapists all over the country. As the demand for my services grew, I began to get overextended. As many of you who have worked with

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Being a Therapist is a bit Like Being an Actor

Stumbled across this quote today: “For most actors, success is achieved through study, struggle, preparation, infinite trial and error, training, discipline, experience and work!” – Robert Cohen Granted, this is for acting, but if you change the word “actor” to “therapist”, doesn’t it apply to us as well. And in our profession, we have to struggle not

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