Back in MY Day…

When I first opened my private practice in 2004, I was one of the first in my area to build a website and marketing online. When you looked for a therapist in Boca Raton, boom, there I was. I didn’t even have to advertise for the first year or so in order to make it…

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The Biggest Pricing Mistake Psychotherapists Make

I get asked frequently about fees and if you should raise them. I created this video to share the biggest pricing mistake psychotherapists make, as well as how to talk to your clients about raising your fees.  

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Attack of the Middle Class Mindset

In my ‘Mastering Money Mindset for Psychotherapists’ program http://thrivingtherapypractice.leadpages.net/moneymindset/, I talk about the dangers of the “Middle Class Mindset”, and how this can stand in the way of true prosperity. Since many of us were raised in middle class homes, it requires choice and commitment to break free of this and have the income we…

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Three Questions You Must Answer to Attract More Psychotherapy Clients

My first ever job was as my father’s first mate on a charter fishing boat. This meant getting up at 5:00 on the weekends (as a TEENAGER!), driving to the marina, prepping the boat, and helping out throughout the day. My dad’s clients would come from throughout the northeast for these fishing trips, and one…

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A Cure for the Dreaded Summer Slump

Summer is upon us, and for many of you that means the dreaded summer slump. This the time of year when clients are traveling, kids are out of school, and families want to spend their time enjoying the weather. What does this mean for you? Well, for many of you this means that you’ll be…

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Online Therapy Done Right

By Harrison Tyner So you are all set to have an online session with a client. Here are five items to check off your list to ensure your session is a successful one. Make sure the video conferencing system you are using is secure and HIPAA-compliant. The technology you use must be encrypted and have…

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The Freedom and Flexibility of Private Practice

Is your dream to work for yourself? Many of you that dream of private practice long for the freedom and flexibility that it provides. I truly believe that private practice is one of the best ways to create an ideal lifestyle and financial freedom. When my son was born, my private practice allowed me to…

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Podcast #6: Financial Success Is Integral to Building a Thriving Practice

Psychodrama is an experiential – relational – expressive therapy used worldwide to bring the soul into action. It consists of 3 main parts: the warm up, action and sharing and can be used with individuals, couples, families and groups. Psychodrama brings “to the stage” what lives within as a co-creation between the director, protagonist and group…

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Podcast #5: Taking a Leap of Faith and Dropping Insurance Panels

As Director of Developmental Play & Attachment Therapies and adjunct Professor at Barry University, Janet Courtney’s career is centered on bringing psychological healing to children. She is an internationally recognized Play Therapist specializing in expressive therapies and attachment treatement who has invented a new process of kinesthetic storytelling, merging imagery relaxation skills with joyful first-play…

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Deciding What You’re Worth

One of the first questions I ask potential new clients is, “What are your financial goals for the year?” I ask this because I need to understand where they are right now and where they want to go in their practice. My work with a counselor who wants to earn $85,000 per year is quite…

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