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How to start, grow and automate a therapy practice - Plus - FREE Forms, Tools And Training At - StartaTherapyPractice.com -

Hello! My name is Scott Harmon. My wife and I own two thriving therapy practices. I have created Startatherapypractice.com because I want to help you overcome the fear and confusion involved in starting your own practice. I know what it is like to be stuck in a 9 to 5 job, giving away part of my hard earned money to others and realizing that it could be done so much better. I have experienced first hand what it takes to create a successful therapy practice. This is why I am here to help you!

Here is the types of therapy that this show is geared toward:
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Counseling and Counselors

Be sure to check out the Academy of Private Practice for an accelerated way to start and grow a therapy practice. The Academy is a members only group with training, mentoring, coaching and fun from Scott and the other members.

Learn more at StartaTherapyPractice.com

Start A Therapy Practice Podcast Scott Harmon

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How to start, grow and automate a therapy practice - Plus - FREE Forms, Tools And Training At - StartaTherapyPractice.com -

Hello! My name is Scott Harmon. My wife and I own two thriving therapy practices. I have created Startatherapypractice.com because I want to help you overcome the fear and confusion involved in starting your own practice. I know what it is like to be stuck in a 9 to 5 job, giving away part of my hard earned money to others and realizing that it could be done so much better. I have experienced first hand what it takes to create a successful therapy practice. This is why I am here to help you!

Here is the types of therapy that this show is geared toward:
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Counseling and Counselors

Be sure to check out the Academy of Private Practice for an accelerated way to start and grow a therapy practice. The Academy is a members only group with training, mentoring, coaching and fun from Scott and the other members.

Learn more at StartaTherapyPractice.com

    How I'm Handling This Economic Downturn

    How I'm Handling This Economic Downturn

    Allow me to get a little personal. Often we tend to want to despair but, there is opportunity in any situation.
     
    I have a few tips in this podcast on what to set in place now to improve your future situation.
     
    You can watch the video of this podcast HERE where I also give a tour of my victory garden and where you can sign up for my free upcoming webinar. 

    • 9 min
    Don't Make This Mistake When Trying To Get More Daycare Clients For Your Therapy Practice

    Don't Make This Mistake When Trying To Get More Daycare Clients For Your Therapy Practice

    The transcript from the podcast is below. Any grammatical, punctuation or non-sense errors are totally Google Transcriptions fault. Any brilliance is by the grace of God. 😉
     
    My therapy business has been providing therapy for children in daycare's since 2006. When I first graduated OT school, I took a job with a developmental daycare that was in 1997. So for over 20 years, I've had something to do with therapy in a preschool, and I've learned a ton.
     
    I created a course on how to get more daycare clients. Now, what's interesting here is when a therapist figures out my system of how to get more daycare clients they want to go Hung-Ho, all in to get as many daycare's on board with their private practice at the same time, but this is a mistake.
     
    What I recommend in my course is that certainly you can approach multiple daycares at the same time to see if they're willing to work with you but once one of those daycares agrees to work with you, go with just that one. Focus on that one day care and if anybody else comes online interested in working with you ask them to wait just a little bit because you're busy. You've got another day care that you're trying to provide this service for.
     
    Now that seems a little bit counter intuitive.  Why don't I get as many kids as many daycares as many preschools online at the same time? Here's the reason. You're going to overextend yourself and you're going to get too busy. You're going to stretch yourself too thin when you're trying to do all this good stuff for multiple locations. You're going to fail, you're going to slip and those daycares are going to notice.  Once they notice they're going to think, "well, this therapist is really slacking" and they're not going to invite you back. You don't want to burn that bridge. That's why you want to do one at a time. Do a good job at that one place all the way through before you go to the next day care.
     
    So my advice to you is to not stretch yourself too thin. Don't promise the world to these different daycares that you can make this happen for their daycare because if you don't have the time to allocate to all these different facilities the daycare is not going to invite you back and that's going to ruin your reputation in your area. And guess what?  You live and die by your reputation in the world of business. Focus on one daycare. Do it really well from start to end. 
     
    I have a course on how to get more daycare clients. I show you exactly how to do this. I give you all the tools that I use  and walk you through and help you follow through with it. 
     
    Go over to StartaTherapyPractice.com/daycare. You can sign up for this course. It's a live course. It's a multi lesson course. I have to limit enrollment because it's live and I want to make sure that I give good attention to each of the therapist who attend Go to StartaTherapyPractice.com/daycare 
     
    If you have any questions, let me know. Alright until next time Godspeed to you and your practice.

    • 3 min
    2 Items You Must Have When Approaching A Pre-School For Referrals

    2 Items You Must Have When Approaching A Pre-School For Referrals

    For more information about the course on how to get more daycare clients
     
    https://startatherapypractice.com/daycare
     
    A live multi lesson course with step by step instructions and tools. 
     
    Whether you already have a private practice or want to start one.

    • 4 min
    The First Step To Getting More Daycare Clients

    The First Step To Getting More Daycare Clients

    Sign up for the course on how to do this at
    http://startatherapypractice.com/daycare

    • 3 min
    Artificial Intelligence - The Future Of Therapy And Your Private Practice

    Artificial Intelligence - The Future Of Therapy And Your Private Practice

     
    How can we Market ourselves to this potential Market? I think First we have to point out the difficulties that this new technology will bring. We can start creating innovation of how to merge the technology with a real physical activity.  I think that that's a perfect place for a therapist to be. It's the internet of things. IOT
     
    Can we capitalize on how the overwhelming lure of technology is going to cause real health and mental problems? Maybe real life activities like planting a garden that's a real activity that therapist can engage in with their clients with their potential clients. That's where I'm challenging you as therapists to engage our future therapy. 
     
    Therapists must point out the pitfalls with the technology and merge the technology with real-world activities. A lot of this is about accountability. Can we help our clients be accountable to what we're assigning them with their goals to break away from the technology?
     
    Can we help our patients have a healthy interface with the technology? How are we going to help them be accountable with that? That's a therapist role. That's a niche for you as a therapist in private practice.
     
    Sign up for my free webinar on how to start your own therapy business at StartaTherapyPractice.com/webinars

    • 15 min
    An Epiphany For Your Therapy Business

    An Epiphany For Your Therapy Business

    Your therapy business is meant to do one thing. Listen in for an Epiphany. 
    Do these 3 things:
     
    Go get my free tools and checklists at the website
    Subscribe to this channel and my podcast
    Hit the like button
     
    Register for my upcoming training on how to start your therapy practice  http://startatherapypractice.com/webinars
     
    If post a comment and do not receive a response, feel free to email me  Scott at StartaTherapyPractice.com

    • 9 min

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