Podcast #4: The Importance of Becoming a Specialist In Your Practice

LANA M. STERN, PH.D, P.A. is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Parent Coordinator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator.  Dr. Stern has been in private practice in the Coral Gables, Florida area for the past 25 years.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Florida and Dade County Psychological Associations, International…

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Be More, Have More, Serve More Clients at the Practice Intensive

“I’m a Specialist” I was doing a little happy dance this week when I heard these words from a client, “I told her that I’m a specialist and I wouldn’t work for that rate.” Know, those of you that know me know exactly why I was doing the happy dance. This therapist is truly a…

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Gerda Muyen post

Podcast #3: The Language of Abundance and Your Practice

Gerda’s innovative and transformative couples’ retreat evolved out of her own life transformation and the course of her practice. Gerda has used the Language of Abundance to turn a mere dream into a reality. Gerda became interested in human behavior relatively early on, especially how so much of our belief systems stem from childhood experiences…

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What a Princess Party Can Teach Us About Clarity of Purpose

Whenever I need a reminder of what it takes to be successful in life, I usually get it just at the right time from one of my children. Children are such excellent teachers of clarity, purpose, and determination. My daughter, Emily, turned 5 recently, and this is the first year she’s wanted a birthday party…

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Turn Your Goals Into Reality, One Step at a Time

Part of the nature of being a creator (which you are), is that you always have more you want to do than you are able to do.  This is why productivity is so essential. It doesn’t matter how many great ideas you have if none of them ever happen. Early in my career, I used…

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Podcast #2: Concierge Therapy: A New Level of Care

We were so pleased to have Dr. Teresa Harris on the Thriving Therapy podcast this week! Dr. Harris has a thriving concierge practice. For those who are considering concierge practice or those that don’t know much about concierge practice, this podcast is for you. Imagine if you had a mental health professional on call for…

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Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

I read a study in Entrepreneur magazine a little while ago about entrepreneur’s expectations of themselves. (Hint: If you’re in private practice, you ARE an entrepreneur.) What the study found is that most people tend to grossly OVERESTIMATE what they can accomplish in one day and GROSSLY UNDERESTIMATE what they can accomplish in one year.…

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Cali Estes

Podcast #1: Swim With the Dolphins, Not the Sharks

Cali Estes evolved from therapist to helping other therapists build their brands. Cali’s The Addictions Academy is for those who want to transform, innovate and evolve in their practice. Her Academy offers the following programs Masters Addiction Coach (6 month program in Recovery Coaching, Family Recovery, Food Addictions and Gambling Addictions) Case Management Training Mobile…

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Stopping at the Start

“Most people stop at the start.” Bob Proctor The first time I heard this quote, it was like a shock of electricity ran through me. I realized immediately that I was one of those who has spent way too much time stopping at the start. Maybe you’re like me, and you just intuitively get this…

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Identifying Mental Barriers to Success

When things are not going as well as we would like, we often look for external factors as the cause. For instance, if you don’t have a full schedule in your practice, have you heard yourself saying something like this? It’s summer, it’s always slow in the summer. There’s a recession, people don’t want to…

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