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How to Incorporate Your Spiritual Practice into Your Work
What is "spiritual practice," exactly? As a follow up to last week's article, "Does Spiritual Practice Belong in Private Practice?", ...
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Does Spiritual Practice Belong in Private Practice?
As the founder and organizer of the Build Your Private Practice community, I typically share tools, tips, and advice on ...
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5 Ways to Determine if You’re Ready to Start Running Groups
If you’re anything like most therapists I speak with, you’re probably interested in running groups at some point in your ...
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How Do You Handle the Slow Months as an Entrepreneur?
Over the years, as an entrepreneur in private practice, I’ve noticed a trend in the number of intakes and clients ...
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When Do Business Owners Take a Vacation?
As a practitioner in private practice, when was the last time you went on vacation? I don’t mean taking a ...
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How To Make Your Psychology Today Profile Work For You
How to Make Your Psychology Today Profile Work for You
We’ve all heard those stories of professionals who filled their practice up by placing a simple ad on Psychology Today ...
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Why Turning Away Clients Is a Good Thing
What do most new therapists have in common? I’ll give you a hint. This mistake, which almost all new therapists ...
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Essential Tips to Consider When Offering Online Therapy
Do you want to offer online therapy, but don’t know where to begin? You can check out my Master Class ...
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Should You Charge Less for Online Therapy?
When I first started out as a therapist in 2014, I didn’t know anyone who offered online therapy – except ...
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How to Get Your First 10 Clients
When you’re new to private practice and are feeling nervous about taking the leap from being a full-time employee to ...
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How Do You Advertise Yourself When You Offer Multiple Services?
Many therapists and counsellors have multiple offerings or services, and it can quickly become confusing and complicated when you are ...
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Have you gone paperless in your Private Practice yet?
I’ve moved 3 times since I opened my private practice in 2015. First, from Ontario to New Brunswick, then from ...
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Discounts are passé anyway …
You can't start up a private practice without being introduced to the "M"-word .... marketing. A good percentage of the ...
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What does starting up a private practice really cost?
New counsellors and therapists often ask, “what will starting up a private practice really cost me?” Believe it or not, ...
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Tracking Your Finances 101: 5 Things You Must Do To Set Your Private Practice Up For Success
As a new therapist or counsellor in private practice, the finances end of things can be scary. There is so ...
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4 Ways To Know If You Have Too Many Clients
It might sound a little crazy, but having too many clients can be a common (and very real!) problem for ...
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SNEAK PEAK into the Build Your Private Practice Mastermind Course!
By now, you've probably already heard about the 8-week Build Your Private Practice Mastermind Course, and you're wondering what it's ...
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Master Classes Coming Soon!
In our Build Your Private Practice Facebook Group, there have been a lot of questions about how to grow your private practice! ...
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Registration opens for the 8-week Build Your Private Practice Mastermind Course on April 11, 2019!
Nearly 3 years ago, I was being asked on a weekly basis to help out my peers and colleagues who ...
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How Do I Stand Out In The Crowd?
A few months ago, I interviewed 15 soon-to-be therapists who were all finishing up their Masters degree and either preparing ...
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How Do I Know If I’ll Be Successful?
One of the scariest things about going into private practice is feeling afraid that you will put all of your ...
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Were you born to be an Entrepeneur?
When I was a kid, my parents and neighbours could have told you I was born to be an entrepreneur ...
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What does going into Private Practice really look like?
What’s it like to go into private practice? … no, what’s it really like?  I officially opened the doors of ...
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3 Myths About Private Practice
When I first had the inspiration to go back to school and obtain my Masters degree, it never occurred to ...
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What is “Build Your Private Practice”?
What exactly is the "Build Your Private Practice" community all about? Let me tell you a little of the backstory ...
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“GRIT” in Private Practice
Earlier this fall, my partner who is an assistant professor in higher education and teaches organizational leadership, was reading a ...
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When Things Go Wrong
Note to reader:  I wrote this article in February 2014, while I was still taking my Masters in Counselling Psychology ...
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Deposits in The Bank
Note to reader:  I have included some articles from my yoga-teaching days, as the lessons I learned back then are ...
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Self-Disclosure as a Helping Professional
Many years ago, while studying with one of my teachers, our group was discussing the appropriateness of self-disclosure in yoga ...
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3 Major Blocks to Getting Things Done
Note to Reader:  I wrote this article a few years ago when I started working as a Life Coach. I've ...
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