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Welcome to the All Things Private Practice podcast, where we explore the challenges and triumphs of running a mental health business. This podcast is conversational in nature, and we interview experts in the entrepreneurial world.

As a private practice owner, it can be easy to feel like an imposter, especially when starting out. Imposter syndrome is that nagging feeling that you don't really know what you're doing, and that you'll eventually be found out as a fraud. We'll talk about how to recognize and combat imposter syndrome, so you can keep moving forward with confidence.

Another topic we'll delve into is neurodiversity. As mental health professionals, it's important that we recognize and respect the diversity of our clients' experiences and needs. We'll discuss how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for clients with neurodiverse conditions, such as Autism or ADHD.

Perfectionism is another common struggle for private practice owners. It can be tempting to strive for perfection in every aspect of your business, but the reality is that it's not possible. We'll discuss how to let go of perfectionism and embrace authenticity in your practice.

Self doubt can also rear its head when running a business. It's normal to have moments of uncertainty, but it's important to push through them and trust in your own abilities. We'll offer strategies for managing self doubt and building self-confidence.

Ultimately, this podcast is about finding authenticity in small business journeys. We'll discuss the importance of being true to yourself and your values, and how that can translate into a successful and fulfilling business. Join us as we navigate the ups and downs of private practice ownership and strive to create meaningful, authentic conversations.

https://www.allthingspractice.com/all-things-private-practice-podcast

All Things Private Practice Podcast Patrick Casale

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Welcome to the All Things Private Practice podcast, where we explore the challenges and triumphs of running a mental health business. This podcast is conversational in nature, and we interview experts in the entrepreneurial world.

As a private practice owner, it can be easy to feel like an imposter, especially when starting out. Imposter syndrome is that nagging feeling that you don't really know what you're doing, and that you'll eventually be found out as a fraud. We'll talk about how to recognize and combat imposter syndrome, so you can keep moving forward with confidence.

Another topic we'll delve into is neurodiversity. As mental health professionals, it's important that we recognize and respect the diversity of our clients' experiences and needs. We'll discuss how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for clients with neurodiverse conditions, such as Autism or ADHD.

Perfectionism is another common struggle for private practice owners. It can be tempting to strive for perfection in every aspect of your business, but the reality is that it's not possible. We'll discuss how to let go of perfectionism and embrace authenticity in your practice.

Self doubt can also rear its head when running a business. It's normal to have moments of uncertainty, but it's important to push through them and trust in your own abilities. We'll offer strategies for managing self doubt and building self-confidence.

Ultimately, this podcast is about finding authenticity in small business journeys. We'll discuss the importance of being true to yourself and your values, and how that can translate into a successful and fulfilling business. Join us as we navigate the ups and downs of private practice ownership and strive to create meaningful, authentic conversations.

https://www.allthingspractice.com/all-things-private-practice-podcast

    Episode 70: The Retreat Boom: Entrepreneurial Therapists [featuring Jennifer Agee]

    Episode 70: The Retreat Boom: Entrepreneurial Therapists [featuring Jennifer Agee]

    Do you ever think that, even though you might love being a therapist, there is another calling out there or a way to take your therapeutic skills and give back to the world?
    Do you ever feel stagnant in your career and wish you could rekindle your passion or shift it to something related but better for you?
    Have you ever wanted to get away, travel someplace new, have an adventure, and experience the world in a raw and authentic way without having to take time from your busy schedule to make plans or figure out what that kind of experience looks like?
    Well, this episode is for you
    In this episode, I talk with Jennifer Agee, therapist, strategic business coach, retreat host, founder and owner of Counseling Community, Inc., and host of the "Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School" podcast.
    Top 3 reasons to listen to the entire episode:
    Understand the power behind therapist entrepreneurial retreats and how it opens doors to new possibilities in unexpected ways.Learn what stepping out of your comfort zone can do for your personal and professional growth.Understand the ways retreats shape and shift therapists’ careers to create more profitable and fulfilling opportunities.
    So, if you are ready to have your adventure and walk a different path to lead you to your calling, then retreats might be the thing for you. It’s amazing how much they can impact lives, as well as the extreme amount of growth that comes from being in an incubator of like-minded professionals.
    Listen to the experiences of two retreat hosts who are deep in the therapist entrepreneurial retreat and travel world. And who knows, maybe you’ll want to attend one in the future or even create your own.
    More about Jennifer:
    Jennifer Agee, LCPC is a Strategic Business Coach leading retreats in the US and internationally providing entrepreneurs the tools they need to succeed. She is the founder of Counseling Community, Inc. and the host of the podcast “Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School.” Jennifer owns a group private counseling practice in Kansas City where she lives with her husband.
    For the first 15 years of her career, Jennifer served as the Executive Director of two non-profit organizations working both domestically and internationally. She combines business practicality, strategy, compassion, and fun to all of her business ventures.
    Jennifer's Website: counselingcommunity.com
    Jennifer's Podcast: Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School
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    As you prepare for the

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    Episode 69: Staying Grounded to Grow [featuring Yunetta Spring]

    Episode 69: Staying Grounded to Grow [featuring Yunetta Spring]

    Ever worry that you’ll get locked into the career and business choices you make now and then you’re stuck with them forever?
    Have you ever felt like you were following someone else’s path because it’s what “everyone” says will “set you up for life,” but it’s not working for you?
    Are you looking for the way to build a business grounded in authenticity, healing, growth, emotional security, and abundance?
    Well, this episode is for you.
    I talk with Yunetta Spring, therapist, and CEO and founder of both Spring Forth Counseling and Ground Breakers Coaching and Consulting.
    Top 3 reasons to listen to the entire episode:
    Understand how healing is an ongoing process of the entrepreneurial journey.Learn what it takes to stay centered in your business while still allowing yourself to change and grow.Understand why you don’t have to lock into your current passions forever as well as how your business can change and grow with you over time.
    So, if you are determined to grow as a business owner and feel overwhelmed with the choices and paths before you, and you want to get a firm grasp on what it takes to create an abundant, grounded, and flexible entrepreneurial life, this is an opportunity to dive into the minds of two entrepreneurs who have created that for themselves.
    Entrepreneurship can pull you in many different directions, so it’s important to understand how to stay grounded while allowing room for flexibility, change, and growth.
    More about Yunetta:
    Yunetta Spring is a Thriving Therapreneur (Therapist + Entrepreneur) CEO and founder of Spring Forth Counseling and Ground Breakers Coaching and Consulting. Yunetta is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the States of TN, KY, and ID, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor, Clinical Trauma Professional, and EMDR Therapist/Approved Consultant. Yunetta specializes in helping black and brown folks navigate childhood trauma that manifests in adulthood, working exclusively with public figures, professionals, pastors, and practitioners.
    She works diligently to spread awareness through various media platforms including the weekly “Talk it out Tuesday” segment on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, co-hosting the Deeper than the Diet Podcast, and most recently, self-publishing her self-care workbook, "Take the Struggle out of Self-Care: 6 weeks to create your self-care strategy." Yunetta is a ground breaker, a stigma breaker, and a cycle breaker who cultivates spaces for healing, wholeness, compassion, and change. It is her hope that you will EMBRACE taking off your mask, EMBODY standing in your truth, and EXPERIENCE loving what you see.
    Self Care Workbooks, EMDR certification packages.***
    Book your 15-min free discovery call with Yunetta.
    Yunetta's Website: Springforthcounseling.org & groundbreakerstherapy.com
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    Episode 68: How Your Relationship With Money Affects Your Business [featuring David Frank]

    Episode 68: How Your Relationship With Money Affects Your Business [featuring David Frank]

    “What is your relationship with money?” Is this a question that you can easily answer, or do you not really know the role money plays in your life and business?
    Do you ever feel anxious or lost around the topic of money and can’t recognize how you are doing with your finances no matter how much you make or plan for?
    If you’re struggling with money trauma, do you wonder where the healthy intersection of emotion and money is?
    Well, this episode is for you.
    In this episode, I talk with David Frank, owner of Turning Point Financial Services.
    Top 3 reasons to listen to the entire episode:
    Dispel some of the common myths around money and how to shift your thinking for more financial success.Understand how you don’t need tons of money to start making your financial plan and that it’s never too late to start.Identify ways to balance emotions and money to ensure healthy financial choices and mindset.
    So, if you are feeling lost around money issues or find yourself putting off important decisions involving your finances and preparing for the future, it’s a good time to really look at more than just “the books” and start thinking about how to find a healthy relationship around the ebb and flow of money. Remember that money comes and money goes, and that is perfectly natural.
    If you can relate to this or just want to learn more about finances in private practice, this episode is a great place to start.
    More about David (Financial Planner for Therapists):
    David Frank is on a mission to ensure every therapist has access to unbiased and fiduciary financial advice!
    Through the firm he founded, Turning Point Financial Life Planning, he helps therapists navigate every element of their financial lives: from understanding your practice P&L and building a personal budget to managing student loan debt and investing for retirement... and everything in between.
    Dave earned both his undergraduate and MBA degrees in finance and he also completed a certificate in personal financial planning. He's worked for over twenty years in investment banking, corporate finance, and now personal finance. 
    Don't let his love of the tax code and spreadsheets scare you off! You're just as likely to find him with his nose buried in one of Pema Chodron's books as reading up on the latest finance planning techniques.
    David is offering 20% off his Quick Start Coaching Intensive to listeners of the All Things Private Practice Podcast.
    David's Website: turningpointhq.com
    Klontz Money Script Test (created by Dr. Brad Klontz): www.bradklontz.com/moneyscriptstest
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    • 34 min
    Episode 67: What Therapists Should Know When Creating Online Courses [featuring Melvin Varghese]

    Episode 67: What Therapists Should Know When Creating Online Courses [featuring Melvin Varghese]

    Even though you may love being a therapist, do you ever feel burnt out and tired of trading 60-minute increments of time for money?
    Have you ever thought it would be nice to have some passive income or just another revenue stream, in general, to take some of the pressure off of always wondering if you’ll have enough clients this month to foot the bills?
    Do you want a way to scale your income and stop trading dollars for hours?
    Well, this episode is for you!
    In this episode, I talk with Melvin Varghese, psychologist, founder and host of the Selling The Couch podcast, and online course creator.
    Top 3 reasons to listen to the entire episode:
    Learn how to take your existing knowledge and skills and create a scalable online course.Understand what common pitfalls and obstacles arise in course creation and how to overcome them.Learn different ways to set up your courses for monetization and how these worked (or didn’t) for 2 successful online course creators sharing their personal experiences.
    So, if you are starting to feel like just doing therapy is starting to lead to burnout and you need another source of income to help you relax and invest in more self-care, or if you just feel like you have the drive to put your knowledge and skills out into the world on a larger scale and help tons of people at the same time, online course creation might be the way to go.
    Check out this episode packed full of some of the most helpful tips and perspectives about online course creation.
    More about Melvin:
    Melvin Varghese, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Philadelphia, PA. 
    In 2015, Dr. Varghese also founded Selling The Couch, a podcast to help private practitioners grow their impact and income in and beyond the therapy room. 
    On the podcast, he interviews successful practitioners about how they've built their businesses, and social media/marketing experts to help us learn the lessons we didn't in grad school.
    Mel also shares lessons as he uses our clinical skillset to create an online business powered by podcasting + online courses. 
    The podcast is one of the top Career podcasts in Apple Podcasts, has been downloaded over 1.4 million times, and is heard in over 125 countries. 
    Mel also founded several resources for therapists transitioning from the therapist chair to online income including:
    The Healthcasters-A podcasting community for therapists (https://sellingthecouch.com/jointhehealthcasters)
    STC Elite- A mastermind for therapist course creators (https://sellingthecouch.com/mastermind)
    Selling The Couch: sellingthecouch.com
    DOWNLOAD THE FREE ONLINE COURSE GUIDE FOR THERAPISTS: sellingthecouch.com/onlinecourseguide
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    Episode 66: 30 Tips for 2023 for Therapists & Entrepreneurs

    Episode 66: 30 Tips for 2023 for Therapists & Entrepreneurs

    Have you been thinking about starting private practice but before you get started it seems like a million other things get in the way?
    Do you feel overwhelmed with all the little things that come on the entrepreneurial journey?
    Are you determined but stuck on where to start with private practice ownership?
    Well, this episode is for you.
    Top 3 reasons to listen to the entire episode:
    Get 30 tips to help mental health professionals create private practices.Learn how therapists can effectively use networking, marketing, and content creation to grow their practices.Learn how to avoid big business mistakes to have fewer roadblocks, reduce stress, and combat impostor syndrome.
    If you're a therapist building a private practice using only what grad school taught you, you might feel especially overwhelmed. When you're studying to be a mental health professional in grad school, they don't necessarily teach you how to run a business.
    It's true that building a business can be challenging, but it's not beyond reach, and this episode can help you find the place to start.
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    A Thanks to Our Sponsor!I would also like to thank The Receptionist for iPad for sponsoring this episode.
    As you prepare for the new year as a private practice owner, one area of your business where you might be able to level up your client experience is from the moment that they enter your office and check in with you. For many private practices, the client check-in process can be a bit awkward and confusing.
    Clients often enter into an empty waiting room. And chances are you're wrapping up a session with someone else, so there's no way of knowing when they arrive. With a visitor management system like The Receptionist for iPad, you can provide clients with a discreet and secure way to check in for their appointment while instantly being notified of their arrival.
    What's more, The Receptionist offers an iPad list check-in option where clients can scan a QR code to check in, which negates the need for you to buy an iPad and stand. Go to thereceptionist.com/privatepractice and sign up for a free 14-day trial. When you do, you'll get your first month free. And don't forget to ask about our iPad list check-in option.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    A Thanks to Our Sponsor!
    I would also like to thank The Receptionist for iPad for sponsoring this episode.

    As you prepare for the new year as a private practice owner, one area of your business where you might be able to level up your client experience is from the moment that they enter your office and check in with you. For many private practices, the client check-in process can

    • 17 min
    Episode 65: Solution-Focused Entrepreneurship + BIPOC Therapists [featuring LaTasha Carter]

    Episode 65: Solution-Focused Entrepreneurship + BIPOC Therapists [featuring LaTasha Carter]

    Have you ever been ignored and had your future written off by others because of your circumstances or the way you look?
    Have you ever stopped yourself from making bold moves because of fear, uncertainty, or thinking that the world is against you and it probably won’t work out?
    OR are you someone who, no matter how much pushback comes, still can’t seem to let it stop you?
    Well, this episode is for you.
    In this episode, I talk with LaTasha Carter, licensed therapist, group, practice owner, business coach, author, and speaker.
    Top 3 reasons to listen to the entire episode:
    Hear about the struggles and resilience of a First-Generation, Wealthy, BIPOC Entrepreneur, who got an education and built a business while raising a child as a single parent and coming from poverty.Learn how to be a solution-focused entrepreneur and make bold moves for big change, whether that’s by burning bridges or taking risks with no certainty of success.See what it takes to build a business and show up as a BIPOC therapist and entrepreneur despite facing microaggressions.
    So, if you want to learn more about how to live out your entrepreneurial goals as well as understand the perspective of marginalized communities as entrepreneurs and in business, listen to this episode for valuable insight and personal stories that will bring these topics to life!
    More about LaTasha:
    LaTasha Carter is the CEO of GoldStar Counseling & Wellness Center, a division of Therapeutic Connections, PLLC, and Prolific Practice Solutions. She is an author, licensed therapist, business coach, and motivational speaker committed to the empowerment of all individuals.
    She is affectionately dubbed “The Solution Queen.” In the past decade, she has helped people, in various aspects of the world, discover their inner strength. LaTasha is very passionate about social justice issues and is committed to remaining an advocate.
    To learn more about LaTasha Carter please visit latashacarter.com or goldstarwellness.com.
    You can also grab a copy of her book here.
    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.
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    Is your practice struggling to acquire new patients? Are potential patients able to even find you when...

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Customer Reviews

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69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Mary Beth Simon ,

For Entrepreneurs & Practice Owners

Great topics for all business owners, especially practice owners. Love the genuine stories about tackling mindset issues, the realities of launching new offers and being empowered to stop selling services that no longer light you up.

ariellmae ,

Great Resource

This podcast & FB group was a lifeline starting my practice last year and both continue to provide so much support and outlooks. I filtered through what seems like all the pp start up podcasters and kept this one around because his authenticity shines through, no hard sells, just incredible valuable! Thank you 🙏

Anomaline ,

At the right time!

I have been a part of All Things Private Practice Facebook group and have appreciated the insight and support of clinicians from all over. Through one of Patrick’s promotions, I was just introduced to the podcast. I should have known about it sooner but I came to it at the right time! I am experiencing an evolution of some sort, within myself/my work, and Patrick’s honesty, compassion, and purity in sharing not just info but experience is what I needed. I am interested in more and need this stuff now. I think everyone listening to this podcast will find something and probably at the right time. Thank you for the work, Patrick!

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