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Private Practice Kickstart
with Miranda Palmer, LMFT
& Kelly Higdon, LMFT

Business Advice for Therapists

Getting your Marketing Flow in Your Private Practice

Marketing can feel like an endeavor that happens in bursts. You can be on top of things one minute and then the next, you just aren't into it anymore. I have even met therapists who tell me they don't do any marketing.
Sure, they may not do the traditional stuff, but the work they do with clients and the relationships they have built in their community are the marketing they are doing.

I think there is something to...

Business Advice for Therapists

How to Launch Your Private Practice

Launching a private practice can be like drinking water from a fire hose. You know what needs to be done, sort of, but until you get started you don't really FEEL the gravity of what you are doing. So if you are thinking about launching or recently have, here are some quick tips to help you manage it all. 

Clarity goes a long way. Be clear on your "why" of owning a private practice....

Business Advice for Therapists

Who supports you?

Let me be the first to tell you , when you do everything yourself, it's also a perfect recipe for burnout.
Here are some key people we think you should have
1. A friend who has been there - someone who knows you, who loves you and has built a business too. They get it and they understand where you are coming from. This is the person you can whine too but also get some great encouragement and...

Business Advice for Therapists

Should you start a private practice?

It all starts with an idea, a thought, a tiny peek into a vision of what life could look like if you weren't showing up for the 9-5 day job. But is the idea or desire to start a private practice the right next thing for you?
Here are some things to consider before you get started?

1. Do want to own a business? This means, beyond providing excellent services to your clients, you are interested in doing...

Business Advice for Therapists

Your Private Practice Challenge for 2017



A new year, a new focus, and a new opportunity to get your private practice business on track. 

There are many components to getting your private practice solid - business planning, financial planning, marketing planning and skill building. It can feel like a juggling act. That's why we want to take you through some key components of your business and look at how each impacts the therapeutic relationship as well. 

When approaching your business, it's good to...

Business Advice for Therapists

Can you do a lower fee?

Can you do a lower fee?

Can you do a lower fee?

The exchange of money for your services is not simply a financial transaction in business. There is often an unconscious exchange happening as well, an acknowledgment of roles and of value.

This exchange is powerful when brought into the room between a client and therapist. It opens the door to discuss what therapy means to them if it is...

Business Advice for Therapists

How To Generate Income in Private Practice for 2017

The year is almost over and many of you are planning how you will be generating income in your private practice.

Look at what worked this past year. Where did your income come from?
For some of you, you offered 1:1 services and you haven't looked beyond the type of 1:1 services. Who was your ideal client in your practice. Was it more of the couples? the groups? the teens? the individuals? Really take a look at who...