All Things Private Practice

All Things Private Practice Podcast is where we dive deep into the gritty, unfiltered world of being a mental health entrepreneur and a private practice owner. Join us as we explore the emotional roller coaster of this wild journey, tackling the raw and unapologetic aspects that often go unspoken. In each episode, we fearlessly dissect the dark corners of self-doubt, resilience, impostor syndrome, and paralyzing perfectionism. No sugar-coating here. This is where we get down and dirty, exposing the messy reality that comes with building your own mental health private practice. Hosted in an interview-style format, we bring you authentic conversations with entrepreneurs who have wrestled with their demons and emerged victorious. We delve into their stories of triumph, failure, and everything in between. Prepare yourself for unfiltered tales of blood, sweat, and tears, as our guests share their journeys of self-discovery and growth. It’s time to strip away the glossy facade and embrace the rawness that lies beneath the surface. We challenge societal norms, smash through glass ceilings, and unapologetically question the status quo. Brace yourself for a podcast that isn’t afraid to confront the messy reality head-on. Tune in every Saturday as we release new episodes, igniting your entrepreneurial fire and propelling you forward on your private practice odyssey. This is the All Things Private Practice Podcast, where authenticity meets audacity, and the road to success is paved with resilience. Atppod.com

Episode 104: Mastering Social Media Marketing as a Mental Health Professional: The Game-Changing Syllaby Solution [featuring Austin Armstrong]

The main message of this episode is that creating content for social media can be challenging for mental health professionals, but tools like Syllabi, an AI marketing tool, can help streamline the process by generating video scripts based on customer search questions and even providing a digital avatar to read the script if professionals are uncomfortable being on camera, all at a fraction of the cost of hiring an agency. The episode emphasizes the importance of consistent content creation to build a brand and reach potential clients who may be in need of mental health services, especially in the current post-pandemic landscape.

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Episode 103: Breaking Barriers: Addressing Ableism in Mental Health and Advocating for Change [featuring Janelle Johnson]

Internalized Ableism: Many mental health professionals may struggle with their own internalized ableism, consciously or unconsciously perpetuating harmful beliefs and practices. This episode addresses the importance of recognizing and challenging these biases, providing insights and perspectives from someone who has gone through their own journey of self-discovery and disability advocacy.

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Episode 102: Rethinking HR: Unconventional Strategies for Building Extraordinary Teams [featuring Ashley Cox]

n this compelling episode of “All Things Private Practice” we explore innovative and unconventional strategies for building extraordinary teams. Join us as we dive into the world of recruitment, challenging traditional hiring norms to uncover fresh perspectives on finding and retaining top talent. Get ready to rethink your approach to staffing and unleash the power of hiring differently for remarkable organizational success.

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Episode 101: Clinical Case Consultation & Community [featuring Jeanene Wolfe]

During Episode 101 Jeanene Wolfe and I talk about the importance of ongoing case consultation, building your clinical community, and how to ethically refer clients to other providers.

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Episode 100: Private Practice Lessons From The Private Practice Pro [featuring Kelley Stevens]

Impostor Syndrome, Small Business Startup Fears, And All Things Private Practice. This episode touches on all of these things and more.

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Episode 99: How To Become A Published Author [featuring Nicole Arzt]

Becoming a published author feels pretty daunting.¬†Where do you even start? How do you actually see it through? During this episode, I talked with Nicole Arzt for the second time. She’s the person behind the incredibly funny “Psychotherapy Memes.” I know for myself, I have 3 different book drafts, all sitting in Google Docs, waiting…

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Episode 98: Create Captivating Content: “Sticky Profiles” [featuring Anna Walker]

How many times have you heard me say that you “Can’t be the Applebees of Therapy?” During this episode, I talk w/ Anna Walker, marketing specialist for mental health therapists, and her FB group “Get Booked Out.” We talk about what helps you stand out on your therapist directory pages and websites, and how you…

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Episode 97: Lead With Curiosity to Effect Change [featuring Michael Ashford]

How is change truly affected and sustained? This may feel like a big, existential question, but one that is certainly worthy of asking. During this episode, I talk with Michael Ashford, director of marketing at The Receptionist for iPad. People need the autonomy to make decisions when change is being illicit-ed, and “facts don’t solve…

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Episode 96: Web Design Demystified: Clear, Content-Rich, SEO-Friendly Therapy Websites [featuring Daniel Fava]

Web design, SEO, and Captivating Content Creation doesn’t always come naturally to mental health therapists in Private Practice. Hell, we didn’t learn this stuff in grad school, which means that mostly everyone’s content sounds the same, and a lot of websites simply serve as placeholders, without actually helping w/ SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Google…

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Episode 95: Survival Mode… Entrepreneurship in Difficult Seasons [featuring Danielle Swimm]

A lot of entrepreneurs tend to post “wins” or this image of living the “high life” online, but the reality of what goes on behind the scenes can be way less glamorous. Like any other person, there are struggles, dark times, and experiences that force them into survival mode. However, since many entrepreneurs are the…

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