112 episodes

Are you a therapist looking for a one-stop shop for practice building and personal development? Then you're in the right place!

Your host, Danielle Swimm, believes that therapists are meant to live full, abundant lives and create businesses along the way. We talk all things mindset, marketing and systems for today's entrepreneurial therapist. Danielle and her guests will share behind the scenes of mistakes they've made and lessons learned along the way.

The episodes are raw and real, reminding you that even when times are hard, you can still achieve your own version of success. You will leave each episode feeling motivated and inspired each week to build the practice and life of your dreams. If you're a therapist who likes to listen to Lewis Howes, Rachel Rodgers or Rachel Hollis, you'll feel right at home here. Let's get started!

Launching 23 Feb 2022

The Entrepreneurial Therapist Podcast Danielle Swimm

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    • 5.0 • 50 Ratings

Are you a therapist looking for a one-stop shop for practice building and personal development? Then you're in the right place!

Your host, Danielle Swimm, believes that therapists are meant to live full, abundant lives and create businesses along the way. We talk all things mindset, marketing and systems for today's entrepreneurial therapist. Danielle and her guests will share behind the scenes of mistakes they've made and lessons learned along the way.

The episodes are raw and real, reminding you that even when times are hard, you can still achieve your own version of success. You will leave each episode feeling motivated and inspired each week to build the practice and life of your dreams. If you're a therapist who likes to listen to Lewis Howes, Rachel Rodgers or Rachel Hollis, you'll feel right at home here. Let's get started!

Launching 23 Feb 2022

    EP 111: How Sarah Made $240K in Solo Private Practice in Year 1

    EP 111: How Sarah Made $240K in Solo Private Practice in Year 1

    In today’s episode I sat with a really inspirational story on how this therapist started their practice and in the first year hit almost $240K in revenue as a solo private practice without burning out.
    In today’s episode Sarah talks to us about:
    Where the revenue came from: a mix of individual clients and groups
    The marketing strategy she went all in on and how it worked for her practice
    The future of her practice moving forward
    Connect with Sarah: 
    Lgbtcounselingdmv.com
    Resources from the show:
    Download the Free SEO Guide for Beginners Here
    Leave a voice note for Danielle just saying hi or asking a question that she can feature on a future episode:
    https://www.speakpipe.com/EntrepreneurialTherapist
    Send me a DM on insta and let me know what you think of the show!
    The Scale Up Mastermind is currently open for enrollment and starts again March. Reach out today to see if you’d be a good fit. 

    Sponsors for today’s show:
    Need an EHR that provides human customer services, low credit card processing fees and an easy online portal for your clients to use? Check out Jane, the EHR me and my group practice use.  Use the code work AMBITION at check out to get one month free. 
    If building a hybrid practice is on your heart this year, check out Alma. They take the back end work off your plate so you can focus on your clients and filling your practice. 
     

    • 21 min
    EP 110: Therapist Burnout with Dr. Elizabeth Morray

    EP 110: Therapist Burnout with Dr. Elizabeth Morray

    In today’s episode, I sit down with Dr. Elizabeth Morray, a mom of three with a private practice and the VP of Clinical at Alma. She talks about all things burnout and what she has noticed when supporting clinicians. This is such an important topic and one that mental health professionals need a lot more support around.
    In today’s episode we discuss:
    Signs and red flags that a therapist is experiencing burnout 
    How to strategically take time off so that is actually helps you in coming back
    Why burnout is so common in therapists who are resourced
    Resources from the show
    Download the Free SEO Guide for Beginners Here
    Leave a voice note for Danielle just saying hi or asking a question that she can feature on a future episode:
    https://www.speakpipe.com/EntrepreneurialTherapist
    Send me a DM on insta and let me know what you think of the show!
    The Scale Up Mastermind is currently open for enrollment and starts again March. Reach out today to see if you’d be a good fit. 

    Sponsors for today’s show
    Need an EHR that provides human customer services, low credit card processing fees and an easy online portal for your clients to use? Check out Jane, the EHR me and my group practice use.  Use the code work AMBITION at check out to get one month free. 
    If building a hybrid practice is on your heart this year, check out Alma. They take the back end work off your plate so you can focus on your clients and filling your practice. 

    • 28 min
    EP 109: How to Manage Your Private Practice When You’re Depressed (What to Do When You’re in Your Winter)

    EP 109: How to Manage Your Private Practice When You’re Depressed (What to Do When You’re in Your Winter)

    In today’s episode I talk about how to manage your practice and business when you’re struggling with depression, grief or trauma. This is an important topic that isn’t talk about much in the practice building field but it’s something we all experience. If you’re in your ‘winter’ right now, I got you.
    In today’s episode I talk about:
    Tactical things you can do to help you better manage your practice while you’re in your own winter
    The mindset I need you to have to make the most of this winter
    What to expect when you’re coming out of your winter
    Wintering by Katherine May 
    Resources from the show:
    Download the Free SEO Guide for Beginners Here
    Leave a voice note for Danielle just saying hi or asking a question that she can feature on a future episode:
    https://www.speakpipe.com/EntrepreneurialTherapist
    Send me a DM on insta and let me know what you think of the show!
    The Scale Up Mastermind is currently open for enrollment and starts again March. Reach out today to see if you’d be a good fit. 
    Sponsors for today’s show:
    Need an EHR that provides human customer services, low credit card processing fees and an easy online portal for your clients to use? Check out Jane, the EHR me and my group practice use.  Use the code work AMBITION at check out to get one month free.
    If building a hybrid practice is on your heart this year, check out Alma. They take the back end work off your plate so you can focus on your clients and filling your practice.

    • 22 min
    EP 108: From Solo Practice to 20 Faculty Members: How Lisa Ferentz, LCSW Created Her Trauma Institute

    EP 108: From Solo Practice to 20 Faculty Members: How Lisa Ferentz, LCSW Created Her Trauma Institute

    In today’s episode I talk to trauma expert herself, Lisa Ferentz on how she moved beyond the 1-1 model of her clinical practice to building her well renowned institute.  Today’s episode is such an important one that will leave you feeling inspired, in awe and overwhelmed with motivation to go after your own dreams.
    In today’s episode, Lisa goes over:
    How she started her Institute 17 years ago and what the first version of it looked like
    The importance of delegating and not ‘doing it all”
    The #1 answer she has when she gets the question: How do you do it all?
    Resources from the show:
    Download the Free SEO Guide for Beginners Here
    Leave a voice note for Danielle just saying hi or asking a question that she can feature on a future episode:
    https://www.speakpipe.com/EntrepreneurialTherapist
    Send me a DM on insta and let me know what you think of the show!
    The Scale Up Mastermind is currently open for enrollment and starts again March. Reach out today to see if you’d be a good fit. 

    Sponsors for today’s show
    Need an EHR that provides human customer services, low credit card processing fees and an easy online portal for your clients to use? Check out Jane, the EHR me and my group practice use.  Use the code work AMBITION at check out to get one month free.
    If building a hybrid practice is on your heart this year, check out Alma. They take the back end work off your plate so you can focus on your clients and filling your practice.
     

    • 31 min
    EP 107: Top 4 Marketing Strategies in 2024 for Private Practice Therapists

    EP 107: Top 4 Marketing Strategies in 2024 for Private Practice Therapists

    In today’s episode, I sit down with marketing guru, Jenn Fredette to walk us through the top marketing trends she’s seeing for therapists in private practice for the year ahead. If you need to feel grounded and inspired around your marketing plan this year, this is the episode for you.
    In today’s episode, we discuss:
    The top marketing strategies you can choose from in your marketing plan this year
    Where most therapists miss the mark in the marketing funnel (and it’s not what you think)
    How this applies to both solo private practice owners and group practice owners in different ways
    Jenn’s Instagram 
    Jenn’s Free Workshop
    Resources from the show

    The Practice Accelerator is live for the last time in January 2024!
    Download the Free SEO Guide for Beginners Here
    Leave a voice note for Danielle just saying hi or asking a question that she can feature on a future episode:
    https://www.speakpipe.com/EntrepreneurialTherapist
    Send me a DM on insta and let me know what you think of the show!
    The Scale Up Mastermind is currently open for enrollment and starts again March. Reach out today to see if you’d be a good fit. 
    Sponsors for today’s show
    Need an EHR that provides human customer services, low credit card processing fees and an easy online portal for your clients to use? Check out Jane, the EHR me and my group practice use.  Use the code work AMBITION at check out to get one month free.
    If building a hybrid practice is on your heart this year, check out Alma. They take the back end work off your plate so you can focus on your clients and filling your practice.
     

    • 30 min
    EP 106: Therapist Q&A: How many sessions do you do a week? How do you manage your time and energy?

    EP 106: Therapist Q&A: How many sessions do you do a week? How do you manage your time and energy?

    In today’s episode I sit down and answer some listener questions about how I’m currently running my practice and consulting business. It’s a fun way to connect with listeners and give you some behind-the-scenes of how I’m doing things.
    In today’s episode:
    I answer the question: How do you protect your time and energy?
    I give my morning routine for 2024
    I talk about meetings, reduce meetings and how I’m restructuring things
    Resources from the show:
    The Practice Accelerator is live for the last time in January 2024!
    Download the Free SEO Guide for Beginners Here
    Leave a voice note for Danielle just saying hi or asking a question that she can feature on a future episode:
    https://www.speakpipe.com/EntrepreneurialTherapist
    Send me a DM on insta and let me know what you think of the show!
    The Scale Up Mastermind is currently open for enrollment and starts again March. Reach out today to see if you’d be a good fit. 
    Sponsors for today’s show:
    Need an EHR that provides human customer services, low credit card processing fees and an easy online portal for your clients to use? Check out Jane, the EHR me and my group practice use.  Use the code work AMBITION at check out to get one month free.
    If building a hybrid practice is on your heart this year, check out Alma. They take the back end work off your plate so you can focus on your clients and filling your practice.
     

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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50 Ratings

Dee A. Paisley ,

Provides great value

Danielle combines clarity and self compassion to Therapreneurs. I’ve found that her podcast offers amazing value.

Grace Secker ,

Love how real and helpful this podcast is!

Danielle does such a great job at speaking to the ups and downs of being an entrepreneurial therapist. I love all the tips and how relatable she is. Thank you!

SW CC ,

Common Sense

Danielle offers common sense business and raw emotional advice for those trying to break the glass ceiling for those seeking financial and personal freedoms from cultural norms.

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