You Can’t Get Clients You Can’t Find: Reachability

If you’re struggling to attract more clients to your practice and you can’t understand why, you may be missing a key element in the marketing formula: reachability. In this video, I’ll explain the concept of reachability and show you how applying it can fill your psychotherapy practice. If you’re trying to find a more “reachable”

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Psychotherapy Secrets Revealed

Do you ever find yourself frustrated by a client who pushes you to give specific advice to a problem? Gotten uncomfortable with discussing the nature of the client’s problem? Worked with a client who always wants to know “why”, even when you have no idea? How about those clients who are frustrated with a lack of

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Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege

 I’m thrilled to bring you a guest blog post from Leisa Wintz, a friend of mine who is a therapist AND attorney. This gives her a rare insight into the needs of psychotherapists and how they can protect themselves from legal difficulty. DO YOU HAVE TO TESTIFY? IS THERE A PRIVILEGE? HAS IT BEEN WAIVED?

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Taking a Flight Lesson from the Blue Angels

We can put this same power of mental preparation to work for us. Prior to conducting a phone consultation with a potential new client, I spent a few moments and go through exactly how I want the conversation to go. I rehearse what I will say, I rehearse what the client might say, and I envision us building a positive rapport during this call. I always end this visualization with the client scheduling an appointment.

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Are You Hip to the New HIPAA Regs?

Have any plans for this weekend? Well, you might want to plan an afternoon of quality time with the new HIPAA regulations, just released last week, and effective this month! (Although they go into effect this month, you have until September of this year to become fully compliant.) These updates clarify how use can use

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Social Media Strategy: What Therapists Can Learn from Zuck

Close your eyes for a minute, and try to think back 9 years ago. The year was 2004. Back in the day when we communicated with email forwards and an occasional photo if our internet connection was fast enough. It was a simpler time, when we used telephones to talk to our friends and traditional

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Planning for Valentine’s Day

If you work with couples, this is your time of year! We are one month away from Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. Your private practice can take advantage of this by offering special promotions to new and existing clients. This is a powerful way to introduce your practice to new clients, and

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Two Must-Have, Super-Cool Free Facebook Goodies

Since helping therapists build Facebook marketing for their private practices has become such a big percentage of my work, I get to devote some time each week to playing around online “researching” social media. (You should see me explaining to my husband that, yes, I am really working!) Anyway, found these two super-cool Facebook apps

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Goal-setting for 2013

The holidays are over, the kids are back in school, our clients are ready to re-focus on therapy. If your practice is like mine, this is one of the busiest times of year. (Luckily, it’s also one of the most productive times of year for me. Hope it is for you as well.) But before

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Claim your FREE E-Book!

Ready to get started with social media? I’ve assembled everything you need to know in my newly released e-book, “Facebook Marketing: Secrets for Private Practice Success”. Download your free copy today and put the power of social media to work attracting new clients!

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