Blogging Classes for Therapists

I love writing and blogging and it's been the single most valuable thing I've done to grow a successful private practice. I can teach you how to write posts that people really want to read, move beyond fear and writer's block, and get published on larger media outlets.

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Coaching for Helping Professionals

Set goals, build confidence, make career decisions, prepare for interviews, learn how to start a private practice, manage stress. Find out how coaching can help you.

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Freelance Writing & Media

I am a regular media contributor on topics such as emotional health, relationships, and self-care. I provide training workshops on self-care for professionals, as well as speaking and freelance writing services on a variety of mental health topics.

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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 my thoughts about summer in private practice with you. How does your business or workload change during the summer? Do things tend […]

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, […]

13 Ways to Repurpose Blog Posts

How to Repurpose your Blog Posts

One of the biggest complaints about blogging that I hear is that it’s so time-consuming. I get it. With everything else you’re doing to run your psychotherapy practice, it’s challenging to find time to blog consistently. This is definitely a situation where you want to “work smarter, not harder”. Repurposing or reusing your blog content […]

3 Tips for Effectively Marketing Your Psychotherapy Practice

3 Tips for Effectively Marketing Your Psychotherapy Practice

  Most psychotherapists find they need to use a variety of marketing strategies to build a profitable psychotherapy practice and attract clients. The good news is we have lots of options when it comes to marketing our private practices!   Marketing your psychotherapy practice might include: Paid directories like Psychology Today or Good Therapy Creating […]

Coping with a Personal Crisis While Running a Private Practice

Coping with a Personal Crisis While Running a Private Practice

  Hello, Wonderful Readers and Fellow Mental Health Professionals!   This blog post is about coping with a personal crisis while running a private practice — something I’m sure many of you can relate to.   I’ve had some big struggles in my personal life lately, which has left me low on motivation. I’m great […]

5 Tips to Reduce Blogging Overwhelm

5 Tips to Reduce Blogging Overwhelm

Sometimes blogging feels overwhelming Is blogging overwhelming? Does the idea of writing a blog stress you out? If so, you’re not alone! My colleagues often tell me they love the idea of blogging consistently, but the reality of it is a bit overwhelming. Either they don’t know where to start or they get off to […]

Book Review of One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness

One Second Ahead Book Review

  One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness A Book Review Written by Jim Arjani, LMFT   Recently, I read an outstanding book on mindfulness, One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness, written by Rasmus Hougaard with Jacqueline Carter and Gillian Coutts.  Although I was already knowledgeable about and […]