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The Fearless Practice Podcast is for anyone who is either thinking of starting a private practice or who needs help with growing their practice in Canada. Julia Smith takes you on her journey from starting as a counsellor to totally killin’ it and growing her own practice in Halifax. After starting in 2016, she battled to find resources and help that related specifically to building a private practice in Canada. Today, she's sharing her tips as well as her not-to-be-repeated mistakes for fellow clinicians, therapists, social workers, and psychologists interested in starting and growing their own practice in Canada.

The Fearless Practice Podcast is for anyone who is either thinking of starting a private practice or who needs help with growing their practice in Canada. Julia Smith takes you on her journey from starting as a counsellor to totally killin’ it and growing her own practice in Halifax. After starting in 2016, she battled to find resources and help that related specifically to building a private practice in Canada. Today, she's sharing her tips as well as her not-to-be-repeated mistakes for fellow clinicians, therapists, social workers, and psychologists interested in starting and growing their own practice in Canada.

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United States

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The Fearless Practice Podcast is for anyone who is either thinking of starting a private practice or who needs help with growing their practice in Canada. Julia Smith takes you on her journey from starting as a counsellor to totally killin’ it and growing her own practice in Halifax. After starting in 2016, she battled to find resources and help that related specifically to building a private practice in Canada. Today, she's sharing her tips as well as her not-to-be-repeated mistakes for fellow clinicians, therapists, social workers, and psychologists interested in starting and growing their own practice in Canada.

Language:

English


Episodes

Transitioning My Canadian Private Practice From In-Person To Online Counselling – Year Four | EP 05

1/26/2022
I was getting really busy in my private practice, this was exciting, but I was starting to burn out. I had some tough decisions to make so that I could free up some time and energy. However, nothing could have prepared me for a global pandemic and having to transition my Canadian private practice from in-person to online counselling. IN THIS EPISODE: Making the decision to focus on my private practice Going into the fall of 2019 I knew I couldn’t sustain the amount of work I was doing...

Duration:00:30:30

How I Grew My Canadian Private Practice – Year Three | EP 04

1/19/2022
By the end of 2018 things were going pretty well. I was working in my private practice 2 days a week and I was teaching at Dalhousie. I was making money and all the hard work I had done in setting up the foundational phase of my Canadian private practice was paying off. The stage was set for me to grow my private practice. IN THIS EPISODE: Starting my 3rd year off on a good note ‘In my first year, I started to set those foundations for my private practice: the website, the video,...

Duration:00:12:10

Dealing With Unexpected Changes in My Canadian Private Practice – Year Two | EP 03

1/12/2022
I was in my second year of running my Canadian private practice and things were going really well. I wasn’t stressed about finances and I was able to gain some really valuable experience with my job at Dalhousie University whilst being able to pay the bills. My private practice was slowly growing and life was good. But then January 2nd happened, one of the worst days in my private practice career and I had to deal with some unexpected changes. IN THIS EPISODE: Losing my office...

Duration:00:18:27

How I Set Up My Canadian Private Practice – Year One | EP 02

1/12/2022
I decided to move across the country to start a Canadian private practice in Halifax, NS with only 1 year of professional counselling experience under my belt, but I was pretty determined and really excited! In this episode, I am going to talk you through how I set up my private practice in that first year. IN THIS EPISODE: Having to stick to a budget and have minimal expenses It was really important to me that I found someplace that was affordable. I wanted to put most of the money that...

Duration:00:17:43

Why I Started a Canadian Private Practice | EP 01

1/12/2022
Welcome to Fearless Practice Podcast! This podcast has been a year in the making and I am so excited to finally talk to you about how to start and grow a Canadian Private Practice, and sometime in the future, how to make it into a group private practice. IN THIS EPISODE: Meet your host My name’s Julia Smith, I did an undergrad at McMaster University, a double honours in Health Studies and Psychology. The research tired me out and I took 3 years off to work in fashion. It was great to do...

Duration:00:13:23

Trailer

11/25/2021
Welcome to The Fearless Practice Podcast!

Duration:00:00:24