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This podcast is here for therapists, counselors, social workers, psychotherapists, and mental health clinicians in their practice journeys. I'm Gordon Brewer and the person behind The Practice of Therapy Blog and Website that provides tools, resources and advice for people starting, growing or expanding their private practices. The podcast will help you learn from other experts in the field to move your private practice forward to success.

The Practice of Therapy Podcast is part of the PsychCraft Network of Podcasts; PsychCraft, LLC

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This podcast is here for therapists, counselors, social workers, psychotherapists, and mental health clinicians in their practice journeys. I'm Gordon Brewer and the person behind The Practice of Therapy Blog and Website that provides tools, resources and advice for people starting, growing or expanding their private practices. The podcast will help you learn from other experts in the field to move your private practice forward to success.

The Practice of Therapy Podcast is part of the PsychCraft Network of Podcasts; PsychCraft, LLC

    Kasey Compton | Journey to Self-Understanding: Insights for Private Practice Success | TPOT 326

    Kasey Compton | Journey to Self-Understanding: Insights for Private Practice Success | TPOT 326

    Kasey Compton is on a mission to help business owners find their entrepreneurial confidence. She went from bankrupt to Boss Babe when she took her first company from zero to three million in less than three years without ditching her life to do it. She owns three other businesses that have accumulated assets of over two million and are growing by the day. 
    Her superpowers include cutting through the clutter to identify a strategic starting point, increasing efficiency through systems, and tapping into a person’s highest potential. She helps others by designing maps for their entrepreneurial journeys while she stands confidently as their guide.
    On The Practice of Therapy Podcast, Kasey Compton dives into her transformative journey outlined in her book, "In Search of You: How to Find Joy When Doing More Isn't Doing It Anymore." She candidly shares her experiences of over-functioning, driven by a quest for success and financial independence, which ultimately left her feeling unfulfilled. Through introspection and a deep dive into her past, Kasey discovered the importance of reconnecting with her inner self and reassessing her priorities. Her book serves as a guide for others seeking balance and fulfillment, offering insights into the therapeutic power of writing and reflection and strategies for navigating personal and professional challenges. Kasey's story is not just one of self-discovery, but also resilience and growth. Tune in as we chat about 'Meet You in Kentucky.’
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    Use the promo code "GORDON" to get two months of Therapy Notes free Start Consulting with Gordon The PsychCraft Network The Practice of Therapy Community Instagram Mental Health Templates Mental Health Wear Be A Podcast Guest Kasey's Website Kasey on Facebook Kasey on Instagram In Search of You: How To Find Joy When Doing More Isn't Doing It Anymore Meet You In Kentucky 2024 Back Porch Bestie Podcast

    • 37 min
    Dr. Jan Carney | Empowering Professionals: The Importance of Public Health Education | TPOT 325

    Dr. Jan Carney | Empowering Professionals: The Importance of Public Health Education | TPOT 325

    Dr. Carney is Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy, and Professor of Medicine, at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont (UVM). She is Chief of the Division of Public Health at the Larner College of Medicine and directs graduate public health education. 
    In this episode, we cover Dr. Carney’s multifaceted approach to addressing various aspects of healthcare and public health. From guiding individuals through the maze of health information to advocating for systemic changes and collaborative efforts, Dr. Carney's insights underscore the complexity of health challenges and the importance of holistic approaches. Her journey from a physician to a public health advocate reflects a deep commitment to improving community health and well-being. By emphasizing the significance of social determinants and the interconnected nature of health issues, Dr. Carney encourages a comprehensive understanding of health and resilience in navigating these challenges.
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    Use the promo code "GORDON" to get 2 months of Therapy Notes free The PsychCraft Network The Practice of Therapy Community Instagram Mental Health Templates Mental Health Wear UVM Public Health Dr. Carney on LinkedIn

    • 33 min
    Dr. Connor McClenahan | Crafting Client-Centered Profiles: An Approach to Authentic Engagement | TPOT 324

    Dr. Connor McClenahan | Crafting Client-Centered Profiles: An Approach to Authentic Engagement | TPOT 324

    Dr. Connor McClenahan founded Here Counseling, which provides a membership model for private practice so therapists can run their own private practices independently while benefiting from group resources. Dr. McClenahan runs a private practice in Los Angeles and Pasadena and has taught, coached, and written on digital marketing for therapists. His new 100-page workbook helps therapists build a strategic marketing plan and grow their practices.
    In this episode, Dr. McClenahan dives into the delicate balance private practice owners face between self-doubt and sincere empathy. Advocating for a mindful approach, he underscores the significance of reconnecting with the empathetic core to foster effective client engagement. Dr. McClenahan champions authenticity and resonance by emphasizing empathy in marketing endeavors and encouraging private practice owners to visualize and connect with clients on a profound level. Tune in as Dr. McClenahan presents a methodical strategy for composing client-centered profile pages, emphasizing understanding clients' desires and obstacles, showcasing the practitioner's ability to help, and concluding with a message of hope to foster empowerment and motivation.
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode: 
    Use the promo code "GORDON" to get 2 months of Therapy Notes free Start Consulting with Gordon The PsychCraft Network Mental Health Wear Be A Podcast Guest The Practice of Therapy Community A Therapist's Guide to Digital Marketing Here Counseling

    • 35 min
    Cameron Schober | Therapeutic Frontiers: Healing Innovation in Private Practice | TPOT 323

    Cameron Schober | Therapeutic Frontiers: Healing Innovation in Private Practice | TPOT 323

    Cameron Schober is an LPC-S and LMFT-S in the State of Texas, primarily practicing at The Hope Place in Mansfield, TX. Cameron’s main areas of clinical focus is treating trauma using a combination of Accelerated Resolution Therapy, psychedelic-assisted integration, and postmodern therapy approaches in conjunction with psychoeducation related to trauma and it’s effects on our nervous systems as well as our lives.
    In this episode, we talk about Cameron's journey through the realm of therapeutic practices, navigating challenges, and embracing novel approaches to healing. From grappling with stagnation in traditional models to pioneering psychedelic therapy, he illuminates the evolving landscape of mental health care. Through his experiences, Cameron underscores the importance of human connection, adaptation, and empowerment in facilitating profound healing transformations.
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    Use the promo code "GORDON" to get 2 months of Therapy Notes free Start Consulting with Gordon The Practice of Therapy Collaborative The PsychCraft Network The Practice of Therapy Community Mental Health Wear Cameron’s Website Cameron on Instagram Cameron on Facebook How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen

    • 39 min
    Carla Titus | Financial Foundations for Private Practice | TPOT 322

    Carla Titus | Financial Foundations for Private Practice | TPOT 322

    Carla Titus is a finance expert with over 15 years of combined corporate financial planning, analysis, strategy, and online businesses experience. She provides fractional CFO services and financial consulting to business owners looking to grow their business profitably. Her priorities for her clients are to help them grow profits, have cash in the bank, and pay themselves well so they can build personal wealth.
    The journey to financial success in any business requires a solid foundation and forward-thinking strategies. Carla, a seasoned financial advisor, emphasizes the critical role of robust bookkeeping and accounting practices as the cornerstone of this foundation. With expertise honed through years of guiding businesses, she underscores the necessity of having competent professionals on board to ensure financial integrity and develop effective tax strategies. Carla highlights the proactive nature of financial planning, advocating for clear goals and actionable plans. She emphasizes the importance of setting realistic benchmarks, monitoring key performance indicators, and optimizing cost structures to achieve sustainable growth and profitability. Tune in as Carla dives into the intricacies of strategic financial planning, profit optimization, operational efficiency, and clinician compensation; her insights serve as a comprehensive blueprint for navigating the complexities of business finance and securing long-term success.
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    Use the promo code "GORDON" to get 2 months of Therapy Notes free Start Consulting with Gordon The Practice of Therapy Collaborative The PsychCraft Network The Practice of Therapy Community Carla's Website Carla on Facebook Carla on Instagram Carla on LinkedIn Carla on TikTok

    • 30 min
    Dr. Liz Lasky | Adapting Private Practice for Modern Needs | TPOT 321

    Dr. Liz Lasky | Adapting Private Practice for Modern Needs | TPOT 321

    This episode covers Dr. Liz Lasky's transformative shift from traditional therapy to coaching, driven by her quest for personal fulfillment and financial success. Embracing skepticism, she champions that therapists can thrive financially while providing valuable services, inspiring others to pursue their dreams. We speak about diverse opportunities for therapists, stressing the need for innovation in the evolving landscape of mental health care. She advocates for balancing roles as a business owner and entrepreneur, believing it's safe to have it all. Dr. Lasky reframes success, encouraging therapists to pursue tangible financial goals aligned with personal values. Tune in as we chat about the demand for diversification and changing client needs, urging therapists to evolve their practices to meet the challenges of today's fast-paced world.
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    Use the promo code "GORDON" to get 2 months of Therapy Notes free Start Consulting with Gordon The Practice of Therapy Collaborative (use code “collab24”) The PsychCraft Network The Practice of Therapy Community The 2024 Therapist Virtual Summit Dr. Lasky's Website Dr. Lasky on Facebook Dr. Lasky on Instagram Dr. Lasky on LinkedIn  

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

Counselor Janeen ,

Gordon is the real deal!

If you’re starting a private practice or want to stay informed on all thing in the private practice world, Gordon is your go-to guy. I’ve learned a ton from his podcast and what I love most about him is his peaceful energy. There’s no pretense or “salesy” tactics with Gordon. He’s just easy to listen to, authentic and real. Thanks Gordon for supporting our private practice community with such knowledge, grace and compassion.

Christian Counseling Services ,

Title: A Must-Listen for Therapists in Private Practice!

I can't recommend Gordon Brewer's podcast enough for therapists in private practice. As someone who has experienced the challenges of navigating the complexities of this field, Gordon's insights and expertise have been invaluable.

Gordon's passion for helping others shines through in every episode. He leverages his experiences to make things easier for those of us following in his footsteps. I always come away from his podcast feeling encouraged, inspired, and equipped to take my private practice to the next level.

If you're a therapist looking for guidance, support, and a community of like-minded professionals, this podcast is a must-listen. Thank you, Gordon, for your dedication to helping therapists thrive in their private practices. Keep up the amazing work!

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bondathon2627272 ,

Best Therapy Podcast

If you’re in private practice you need to listen to this show! It’s edited very nicely and easy to listen to. I really appreciate Gordon and his insights. I love his instagram content too. Follow @practiceoftherapy

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