56 episodes

Have you ever found yourself Googling something after a client left a session? We all have. Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School aims to answer the Googlable questions we all have as both clinicians and private practice owners. Mental health care professionals know that after grad school our learning truly begins and never, ever ends. Together, let’s stay informed and up to date on anything and everything related to running a therapy practice. We go beyond theory and focus on what you need to know to be effective with clients and a solid private practice owner. This is a podcast for therapists in support of therapists. There is no topic off limits to explore as we grow as clinicians and business owners. Like.Subscribe.Share.Let’s dig in!

Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School with Jennifer Agee, LCPC Jennifer Agee, LCPC

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Have you ever found yourself Googling something after a client left a session? We all have. Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School aims to answer the Googlable questions we all have as both clinicians and private practice owners. Mental health care professionals know that after grad school our learning truly begins and never, ever ends. Together, let’s stay informed and up to date on anything and everything related to running a therapy practice. We go beyond theory and focus on what you need to know to be effective with clients and a solid private practice owner. This is a podcast for therapists in support of therapists. There is no topic off limits to explore as we grow as clinicians and business owners. Like.Subscribe.Share.Let’s dig in!

    Season 2 Episode 18: Let’s Talk Sexual Health featuring Sarah Watson

    Season 2 Episode 18: Let’s Talk Sexual Health featuring Sarah Watson

    If you are lucky, you get one class in grad school that focuses on sexual health and how to help clients navigate the various topics around sexual health. Therapists talk about sex without clients all the time and many feel unprepared. In this episode, Sarah Watson, the founder of Simple Sex Education, shares her experience in working with clients and how therapists can feel more comfortable and competent in this area. Sarah Watson is a licensed professional counselor, AASECT certified s...

    • 33 min
    Season 2 Episode 17: Crafting an Effective Elevator Pitch (Mini Coaching)

    Season 2 Episode 17: Crafting an Effective Elevator Pitch (Mini Coaching)

    During this episode, Jennifer Agee, LCPC (she/her) discusses how therapists can craft a simple and effective elevator pitch to grow their practice, network or share what they do when others outside the field ask. Jennifer shares 3 questions to use as your guide. TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:Creating an effective elevator pitchOFFERS & HELPFUL LINKS:Counseling Community TikTokJennifer Agee coaching pageCounseling Community Facebook communityCounseling Community InstagramSouth Africa Entrepr...

    • 3 min
    Season 2 Episode 16: Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors featuring Dr. Laura Chackes

    Season 2 Episode 16: Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors featuring Dr. Laura Chackes

    Dr. Laura Chackes, Psy. D. explains what therapists need to understand about treating Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB’s). The most common BFRB’s being Trichotillomania, aka hair pulling, and Excoriation, aka skin picking.Laura Chackes, founder and owner of The Center for Mindfulness & CBT in St. Louis, is a licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with OCD and body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). Dr. Chackes is a leading exp...

    • 24 min
    Season 2 Episode 15: Understanding Couples Co-Therapy featuring Rick and Monique Elgersma

    Season 2 Episode 15: Understanding Couples Co-Therapy featuring Rick and Monique Elgersma

    Rick and Monique Elgersma have for 30 years been partners in life and partners in business. Since 2015 they have been co-therapy specialists. They’ve experienced ups and downs like any couple and sought counseling. They noted the difficulty of both of them feeling heard, understood, and respected at the same time! Alas, Co-Therapy was born.Rick and Monique share the reason they have chosen to own a practice built using co-therapy, the practicalities like scheduling and billing and how to main...

    • 33 min
    Season 2 Episode 14: Resources for Improving Emotional Safety featuring Laurie Belanger

    Season 2 Episode 14: Resources for Improving Emotional Safety featuring Laurie Belanger

    Laurie Belanger, LCSW shares how to use science to create felt safety in your office for your clients. Often in grad school, we hear of things like polyvagal theory but are never taught how to use what we know about the brain and body to help our clients regulate and co-regulate. Laurie M Belanger LCSWR has been providing services to children, adults, and families for over 20yrs in Western NY. She is passionate about serving the needs of families coping with multi-layered, complica...

    • 31 min
    Season 2 Episode 13: What You Need to Know About SEO featuring Gabriel Valdez

    Season 2 Episode 13: What You Need to Know About SEO featuring Gabriel Valdez

    Gabriel Valdez, owner of Nerdalert Solutions & Web Therapia, has established himself as a leading authority in private and group therapist marketing. In this episode, we discuss:The importance of having a website that is HIPAA and ADA compliant.Google My Business 101 - what you need to know.On page SEO as a part of consistent ranking and conversion.Gabriel specializes in SEO and online presence that gains results. With his diverse skill set as an entrepreneur, therapist marketing expert, ...

    • 41 min

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