Who’s in Charge Here?: At Last She Said It Podcast

I recently got to speak with Cynthia and Susan of the “At Last She Said It” podcast about the topic of authority as it relates to receiving revelation for our lives. In our discussion, we talk about what to do when personal authority and general authority seem to conflict, how to differentiate while still remaining part of the Church community, and how to claim stewardship for our own lives.

Assertiveness for Women Entrepreneurs

Sometimes when women have a hard time standing up for themselves, they think it’s because of a personal weakness or deficiency. Nicole and I talked about how this tendency is actually representative of a larger cultural context: for the vast majority of recorded history, women have had their voices silenced, and it is only within the last century that we’ve really been able to reclaim ou

HARO: My Secret Weapon to Landing Media Interviews

Media interviews are a great way to share your passions and spread the word about your practice.  They can connect you with other professionals in the field, get your name out there to potentially attract more clients, and can often give you an additional source of income. But how exactly do you land those media interviews? How do you get …

My Top Social Media Management Tools

Get organized with these social media management tools. Post to multiple platforms from a single dashboard. Social media is an important part of building a strong online practice presence, but it can sometimes be a pain to manage.  You need to get fresh content out there on a regular basis, but it can be difficult to keep up. Thankfully, there …

5 Steps to Finding Your Professional Blogging Style

Here are 5 steps to getting more comfortable blogging on your private practice website Maintaining a blog is an important part of your therapy practice’s online presence.  A blog is a great way to show that you are knowledgeable about current topics in the field, but it’s also a way to personally connect with your clients.  When it comes to …

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Building an Online Presence for Your Practice

Strategies to make it easier for potential clients to find your services online Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen invited me to participate in her monthly “Talk Time” webinar series this week to talk about the importance of developing an online presence for your private practice. In this webinar we cover the essential elements of an effective private practice website, why identifying your …

How to Build Trust with a Client Before the First Session

A strong online presence helps potentials clients trust you and choose you when they are ready for therapy. Clients sometimes have a hard time trusting a new therapist. It’s understandable: who feels comfortable telling their innermost problems to a complete stranger? But trust is a critical part of the client/ therapist relationship if any real progress is to be made. …

4 Ways to Build a Thriving Practice in an Uncertain Economy

Since the economic downturn of 2008, my practice has experienced significant growth. I attribute that growth to these four strategies. Our economy took a turn for the worse in 2008, stock market crashed, and many companies were forced to downsize.  It was a hard time for many Americans, financially and emotionally. And yet, during this same time frame, my practice …

Choosing the Right Electronic Health Record (EHR) for Your Private Practice

The key to running any company smoothly is to keep meticulous and clear records, and psychotherapy private practices are no exception. Virtually all businesses today operate with an electronic data-keeping system; paper files don’t cut it anymore. More and more private practitioners are moving toward a paperless practice, which includes a professional Electronic Health Record. And advances in technology have …