Posts by Sharon Martin

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

  Facebook groups are an easy way to network and build professional relationships, find resources and referrals, and get answers to various questions about working as a social worker or therapist. And if you use Facebook on a regular basis, you’ve probably already experienced some of these benefits.   There are a lot, probably thousands, […]

5 Tips for Writing Web Copy for your Therapy Website

5 Tips for Writing Web Copy for your Therapy Website

Marketing your Therapy Practice Your website is one of your most important marketing tools! Most people start looking for a therapist with an internet search, hoping to find a therapist’s website that they can relate to. Even when a potential client is referred to you by a trusted friend or physician, they probably still want […]

Blogging Stumbling Blocks: Overcoming Comparison, Criticism, Perfectionism

Blogging Stumbling Blocks: Overcoming Comparison, Criticism, and Perfectionism #blogging #perfectionism #marketing #criticism #confidence

  Blogging is one of the most effective ways to market your counseling practice or coaching services and share your expertise and training with others. But many therapists don’t blog consistently. It’s not because blogging is so complicated. It’s because we don’t feel confident. We worry that we’re not very good at it or that […]

Protecting Our Emotional Energy: Tips for Helping Professionals

Protecting Our Emotional Energy: Tips for Helping Professionals #boundaries #burnout #hsp #therapist #psychologist #socialworker #selfcare

  Being affected by our clients is a good thing. We’re human, and a lot of what we witness with clients is pretty affecting stuff. Our clients have an impact on us – from the more immediate of how we feel after a session to bigger impacts like how we see the world, and what […]

How Psychotherapists Can Get Free Publicity and Media Exposure

How Psychotherapists Can Get Free Publicity and Media Exposure

  Have you ever noticed that some people get their name in the spotlight over and over again?   You know, those experts in your industry who have a to-die-for section of shiny “As Featured In” logos on their website and are constantly getting featured in the media.   What’s their trick for getting publicity […]

Summer in Private Practice

Summer in Private Practice. What to expect as a therapist in private practice. Is there a summer slow down or summer slump?

  It’s hard to believe it’s June already and summer is upon us (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere). As we move into summer I wanted to share some of my thoughts about summer in private practice with you. How does your business or workload change during the summer? Do things […]

6 Blogging Tools that Make Blogging Faster and Easier

6 Blogging Tools that Make Blogging Faster and Easier

  My colleagues and the students in my blogging class frequently complain that blogging takes a lot of time. Naturally, if blogging is a time-consuming or difficult process for you, you’re likely to procrastinate or not do it at all. Yes, it can take a good chunk of time to put together a well thought […]

Why I Love Being A Social Worker

Why I Love Being a Social Worker. Celebrating Social Work Month 2018

Celebrating Social Workers March is Social Work Month – an opportunity to celebrate and honor social workers and the important work they do. The Social Work Month theme for 2018 is Social Workers: Leaders. Advocates. Champions. According to the National Association of Social Workers, “Every day the nation’s 650,000 social workers act as advocates, champions, […]