New Private Practice

3 Common Mistakes New Private Practices Make

For most counselors, therapists, and psychologists who launch private practices, their clinical skills are their strong suit. It’s the practice-building and marketing skills that need work.

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Online Marketing for Psychotherapists

Death of the Homepage

When therapists create their websites, they often spend the most time (and money) on getting the home page perfect. These same therapists are usually building websites with limited budgets, and so they need to know that they are making the best use of every penny. So, is creating a stellar homepage really the best use of your resources?

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Podcast #12: Branding for Psychotherapists

Imagine if you could sit down with a branding expert and get her to spill all her secrets about branding, brand loyalty, and getting publicity for your practice? Well, that’s exactly what I’ve done for you in this podcast! From. This episode is all about Facebook marketing for private practice, and in it, I even reveal “the other man” in my life!

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Marketing a private practice

Why Most Practice-Building Efforts Fail…

“Most of the things you try won’t work.” This little “success” nugget comes from one of my favorite speakers, Brian Tracy. He’s usually a very inspirational and goal-oriented guy, so this advice took me by surprise. In fact, my first reaction was, “Hmm, Brian’s losing it a bit.” But as he went on to explain,

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Podcast #11: Share Your Message with the World: Podcasting for Psychotherapists

From teacher to actor to social worker, Stuart Fensterheim, is making his mark helping couples reconnect with the people that are most important to in their lives. He does this with his direct work with couples (couples counseling as well as retreats), and he also does it with over 10,000 people in 26 countries through

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Customized Marketing for Psychotherapists

One Size Does NOT Fit All: Customize Your Online Marketing Strategy

One size does NOT fit all when it comes to online marketing for private practice. Your online marketing strategy, as well as your overall marketing strategy, should be dictated by where you are in your practice development, and the size of your practice. In this video, I share with you three “tiers” of private practice,

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Areas of Critical Ignorance: Invisible Barriers to Practice Growth

“Areas of Critical Ignorance” Don’t you love that title? I got it from a book I’m reading, “The Answer” by John Assaraf and Murray Smith. “Areas of critical ignorance”. It’s similar to the concept of “unconscious incompetence”, or you don’t know what you don’t know. However, areas of critical ignorance are those places that have

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Podcast#10: Using Webinars as a Practice-Building Tool

Webinars are a fantastic way to market your practice. We see them all the time for marketing, coaching, even health and fitness. (They have been my own best source of connecting with potential clients.) But we don’t see them often from psychotherapists for the purpose of marketing private practice. That’s why when I met Tanisha

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Podcast #9: How to Eliminate “Price Shoppers” in Private Practice

A few months ago, I asked you, “What’s your biggest frustration with online marketing for your private practice?” I must admit, the #1 answer surprised me. I explain what I found and why it surprised me in this podcast episode. In this podcast, I  also invited you to attend a free training I have coming

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3 Online Marketing Mistakes that Could Be Costing You Psychotherapy Clients

When online marketing works for private practice, it can be one of the most consistent sources of new psychotherapy clients. But when it doesn’t work, it can be a source of frustration because many therapists have trouble figuring out what’s gone wrong. In this video, I share with you three common mistakes I see therapists

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