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The Practice of Therapy Podcast with Gordon Brewer

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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.

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.

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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.

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English


Episodes

Reflections From My Private Practice Journey | TPOT 199

10/11/2021
I learned a lot of things about starting a private practice the hard way. I'm grateful to share the lessons that I learned from my journey and help you not make the same mistakes that I did. First, I speak about the importance of knowing your 'why' on starting a private practice. Once you know your 'why,' other aspects of your business will begin to fall into place. Tune in as I dive deep into lessons learned around finances, marketing, outsourcing, and systems. Plus, I direct you to all...

Duration:00:44:42

Joe Sanok | Thursday Is The New Friday | TPOT 198

10/4/2021
Have you ever thought about where the seven-day week comes from? In this episode, Joe talks about his brand new book, Thursday Is The New Friday. The seven-day week was created four thousand years ago, and the forty-hour workweek was built in 1926. We are the post-pandemic generation that gets to say, do we want to do work the way we used to, or are we going to create something new? Tune in as we chat about productivity, slowing down, and the importance of outsourcing. Meet Joe Sanok Joe...

Duration:00:38:51

Gabe Nelson | Preparing for Worst-Case Scenario In Private Practice | TPOT 197

9/27/2021
Today we talk about preparing for emergencies in private practice. As a solo practitioner, certain things need to be in place before you have an emergency on your hands. If you haven't started preparing yet, then it's not too late! Gabe Nelson joins the show to explain exactly what you need to do to be ready for the worst possible scenarios. Tune in as we chat about saving for emergency funds, getting the right insurance, and ensuring you are protected as a business owner. Meet Gabe...

Duration:00:38:24

Dr. Lani Chin | Creating An App To Diversify Private Practice Income | TPOT 196

9/20/2021
Dr. Chin is here to chat all about her new app, CE Hub. CE Hub is a tool for mental health professionals to store their continuing education certificates and track their units earned toward licensure. You can upload your certificates, and CE Hub will take care of the rest. Tune in as we talk about diversifying your income, the importance of outsourcing, and the nuts and bolts of creating your very own application. Meet Dr. Lani Chin In therapy, my goal is to assist you in addressing issues...

Duration:00:42:27

Austin Kirkland | Fall Into Cash During September | TPOT 195

9/13/2021
In this episode, Austin Kirkland from Brighter Vision joins the show. We chat all about the Fall Into Cash campaign. It's is a month-long event throughout September when they provide mental health professionals with the tools and steps to help them make more money in the fall months. If you want to get a head start on boosting your practice by becoming a Brighter Vision customer, then Fall Into Cash is one of their most significant sales. Tune in as we chat about improving your website, the...

Duration:00:31:15

Tosha Rollins | Autism Therapist Education in Private Practice | TPOT 194

9/6/2021
Today, Tosha Rollins joins the show. She turned her passion into a private practice niche. One of the most important things about finding your niche is looking at what speaks to you. For Tosha, it's working with clients that have autism spectrum disorder. Research shows that only 2 out of 44 therapists feel comfortable working with autistic clients. So, there is a massive demand for referral resources and families that need our help. Tune in as Tosha speaks about the Autism Therapist...

Duration:00:28:58

Russell DuBois | Measurement-Based Care In Private Practice | TPOT 193

8/30/2021
Russell DuBois joins the show to talk about Blueprint and the importance of measurement-based care. Blueprint automatically gathers client data, measures client outcomes, and get insights at the point of care to make more informed treatment decisions. The more therapists can stay curious about their work, the more likely they are to avoid burnout. Tune in as we talk about how clients, clinicians, and group practice owners can benefit from using a measurement-based mental health care service...

Duration:00:38:32

How To Structure Your Practice | TPOT 192

8/23/2021
One of the questions that I get asked a lot is just around how to structure your practice. So, in this episode, I walk through with you exactly how I have my practice structured. I talk about the process from the time we receive a client intake form to when we discharge a client and all the things that happen along the way. I speak about both the business and clinical side of my practice. Lastly, I make sure to point out all the software we use to keep our practice running as smoothly and as...

Duration:00:43:20

Whitney & James Owens | Using The Enneagram In Your Practice | TPOT 191

8/16/2021
Whitney and James Owens join the show to talk about the origins and usefulness of the Enneagram. They explain how identifying your Enneagram type will be beneficial in your life and the importance of understanding how this impacts your clinical work. Understanding relationship patterns within the lens of the Enneagram will allow the therapeutic relationship to thrive as the clinician helps the client or clients see their own personality within the relationship. Tune in as we chat about...

Duration:00:42:13

Paul Petroski | Generate Passive Income With An Online Course | TPOT 190

8/9/2021
In this episode, Paul Petroski speaks about creating online courses that create extra income for private practice owners. Plus, we talk about the mindset shift that needs to happen to make more money. Private practice owners need to think about their practice in different ways to diversify income. Depending on how your practice is set up, you can reach a ceiling with the amount of income you bring in. Tune in as we chat about different ways to create income streams in private practice and...

Duration:00:34:52

Chris Swenson | Self-Publishing for Therapists, Coaches, and Consultants | TPOT 189

8/2/2021
In this episode, Chris talks about the process he uses to self-publish books. If you don’t think writing a book is worth it, Chris is here to tell you otherwise. You may not make a ton of money from royalties; however, self-publishing has many other benefits. You can diversify your income when you’re known as an authority figure and as an expert in your field. Tune in as Chris dives deep into the self-publishing process, including the importance of an outline, an editor, and how to navigate...

Duration:00:41:39

Leah Leynor | The Therapist In The Attic | TPOT 188

7/26/2021
During the pandemic, most of us started conducting psychotherapy sessions through 100% Telehealth. "The Therapist In The Attic," Leah Leynor joins the show to talk about her transition from her thriving private psychotherapy practice office to the attic. Plus, Leah speaks about her consulting work and what private practice owners are struggling with today as the pandemic winds down. Later, we talk all about becoming an insurance-based practice and what sorts of things you need to consider...

Duration:00:37:31

Salley Schmid | How To Self-Publish & Diversify Private Practice Income | TPOT 187

7/19/2021
In this episode, Salley Schmid takes us through her journey to creating journals for her clients. Not only is creating products a great way to diversify your private practice income, but it also is a fantastic way to help people who wouldn't typically be in your reach. One of Salley's journals is a tool for clients to calm their emotions and thoughts when they are running amuck. Tune in as Salley talks about the self-publishing process, what to know before writing a book, and the importance...

Duration:00:37:40

Aaron Carpenter | Tips For Private Practice Branding | TPOT 186

7/12/2021
Aaron Carpenter has worked with hundreds of therapists, creating logos, practice websites, and mental health professional portals. He is here to give you some ideas around your branding, niche, and how you're putting yourself out there so that people can find you. The key to having a successful marketing campaign in private practice is by being clear about how you can help people. Tune in as Aaron gives tips for your website, marketing, and branding in private practice. Meet Aaron...

Duration:00:36:43

Jamey Schrier | Why You Should Outsource In Private Practice | TPOT 185

7/5/2021
Everyone knows that you need to know why you do what you do. However, once you know your why, it's time to figure out who will help on your private practice journey. I have Jamey Schrier on the show. He helps teach practice owners from all over North America how to build the business of their dreams and achieve practice freedom. We chat all about knowing your why, the importance of outsourcing, and why finding help in private practice will be a total game-changer for your business. Meet...

Duration:00:35:25

Michaela Bucchianeri | How To Practice In Multiple States | TPOT 184

6/28/2021
Michaela is a licensed psychologist and copywriter for health and wellness professionals. She joins the show today to speak about expanding your reach with marketing, specifically in multiple states. First, therapists need to redefine marketing and how it looks for them. Plus, Michaela talks about the importance of an 'About Page' and how you can uplevel the copy you use on your website and social media. Meet Michaela Bucchianeri Michaela Bucchianeri [mih-KAY-luh BOO-kyuh-NEHR-ee], PhD,...

Duration:00:40:35

4 Ways To Be In Private Practice as a Clinician | TPOT 183

6/21/2021
Is the traditional private practice a good fit for you? This episode is all about the different ways you can be in private practice and why it may or may not be suitable. First, Gordon explains what type of clinician would excel at private practice and how it can be a great challenge for most people. Then, Gordon dives into the four different ways to be in private practice as a clinician. Tune in for tips and tricks on how to start, grow, and expand your practice. Is Private Practice Right...

Duration:00:31:05

Manoj Kanagaraj | Insurance Paneling Options with Grow Therapy | TPOT 182

6/14/2021
Today I am lucky to have Manoj Kanagaraj from Grow Therapy join the show. Grow Therapy is a multi-state behavioral health group on a mission to help independent providers thrive. There are many benefits to working with Grow Therapy, and Manoj explains who will thrive working with them. If you are looking to dive into private practice, Grow Therapy might be right for you. Tune in as we talk about how Grow Therapy will help you collect from insurance companies, the importance of a community on...

Duration:00:36:14

Andréa Jones | Beating Social Media Overwhelm in Private Practice | TPOT 181

6/7/2021
Are you ready to make an impact? Andréa Jones helps coaches, consultants, thought leaders, and passion-led online business owners impact and empower more people through strategic social media marketing strategies. First, we talk about how to fight the overwhelm of social media. Then, we dive into the importance of starting small and staying consistent. Tune in as Andréa gives loads of social media tips, including the ABCs of writing captions. Meet Andréa Jones Andréa Jones is fiercely...

Duration:00:35:38

Lisa Noble | Developing A Marketing Plan in Private Practice | TPOT 180

5/31/2021
This episode is all about having a marketing plan for your private practice. I am lucky to be joined by Lisa Noble; she is a Brand Strategist and Web Designer. First, we talk about how relationship-building can be one of your most significant assets for marketing and getting more clients into your practice. Then, Lisa dives into social media trends and answers the question: which social media platform should I be on? Later, Lisa gives the scoop on how she starts from scratch when building a...

Duration:00:30:53