6 Red Flags To Pay Attention To When Dating 

Red Flags To Pay Attention To When Dating

Dating in today’s day and age can be pretty tough, right? There are so many disingenuous people and you get ghosted, you wind up with broken hearts, and it can all feel a little scary. Fortunately, there are some red flags to keep an eye out for when you start dating someone that will help you steer clear of winding up with a broken heart! The more you protect yourself against these red flags, the less likely you will be to end up with someone that isn’t a good match for you. What’s more, if you’re able to get familiar… Continue Reading This Article

Vibrant Therapist Spotlight: Amanda Patterson, LMHC

The last Vibrant Therapist Spotlight of 2018 features Florida therapist Amanda Patterson, LMHC.  Amanda has a strong online presence, so you may recognize her name!    Amanda owns a group therapy practice and nurtures multiple areas of interest and passion in her work.  In her interview, Amanda shared tips for managing a multi-faceted business without getting overwhelmed.    Read more here!     Thank you to our sponsor, Therapy Notes.  For two months free, sign up here: https://www.therapynotes.com/r/amanda%20patterson/ or just the code: Amanda Amanda Patterson is a private practice consultant who helps therapists create business and marketing plans. She’s the owner of a… Continue Reading This Article

Cognitive Therapy and Yoga Practices

Amanda Patterson and Jessica Pavelka discuss Cognitive Therapy and Virtual Meditation Coaching

Amanda Patterson and Jessica Pavelka discuss: Cognitive Therapy and Yoga Practice Jessica’s Bio: Philadelphia’s Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist. I am a National Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania with a private practice located in the heart of the Philadelphia. My research and clinical work in mental health and holistic healing began in 2009. Trained by the University of Pennsylvania, Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dr. Lorin Roche, I provide counseling and wellness treatment in Rittenhouse. From mental health yoga workshops across the East coast to virtual coaching for clients and clinicians, I support people in feeling more… Continue Reading This Article

Amanda Patterson and Jessica Tappana discuss Search Engine Optimization: SEO

Search Engine Optimization

Amanda Patterson and Jessica Tappana discuss Search Engine Optimization: SEO   Thank you to our sponsor, TherapyNotes.  For two months free, sign up here: https://www.therapynotes.com/r/amanda%20patterson/ or just the code: Amanda Amanda Patterson is a private practice consultant who helps therapists create business and marketing plans. She’s the owner of a group practice, Caring Therapists of Broward in South Florida.  She’s the founder of My Private Practice Tribe, an online community for therapists in private practice.  Find out more about Amanda here: www.amandapattersonlmhc.com   Connect with Amanda WEBSITE: www.amandapattersonlmhc.com INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/amandaplmhc FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/amandapatter… TWITTER: www.twitter.com/amandaplmhc

Amanda Patterson, LMHC, CAP, NCC, discusses Private Practice Resolutions for 2019

private practice resolutions

Amanda Patterson, LMHC, CAP, NCC, discusses Private Practice Resolutions for 2019   Thank you to our sponsor, TherapyNotes.  For two months free, sign up here: https://www.therapynotes.com/r/amanda%20patterson/ or just the code: Amanda Connect with Amanda WEBSITE: www.amandapattersonlmhc.com INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/amandaplmhc FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/amandapatter… TWITTER: www.twitter.com/amandaplmhc

You Get a Therapy Tool!  You Get a Therapy Tool! You Get a Therapy Tool!

This year, I’m in full Christmas mode! December is a special time for many businesses. As therapists, many clinicians report a dip in referrals. My experience has been that I’m generally pretty busy during the holiday season because clients need support with all the family time. Heck, I might even need some additional support from my support system after all my family time! December also signifies the end of the fiscal year our businesses. This is the last chance for you to get write-offs for 2018. While I don’t advise that you overspend in write-offs to lower your tax liability,… Continue Reading This Article

Five Ways Therapists Can Outsource Work to a Virtual Assistant

For more therapists, when you first open your private practice, you are the therapist, social media manager, sanitation specialist, content writer, marketer, office manager and personal assistant. Probably before you realize you’re ready, you’ll want to begin to outsource some of your work. If you plan to keep a busy practice or you want to scale your solo practice to a group practice, you’re going to need help. Virtual assistants can be used for many tasks. The most popular ways therapists can outsource work to a virtual assistant are listed below: 1. Answering the phones Please stop answering your phone!… Continue Reading This Article

How much should I make as a therapist in private practice?

People eager to leave their agency jobs often wonder how much should I make as a therapist in private practice.  This question is tricky because it depends on a lot of variables. Some people will tell you that you can make tons of money in private practice, no matter what area you are in, if only you believe in your worth.  While this thought process often helps, it’s not the only factor in how much a therapist should make in private practice. A quick Google search tells me that the median salary for a masters level and licensed clinician is… Continue Reading This Article

Top Five Ethical Ways For Therapists to Get Reviews

Reviews matter and they are going to continue to matter and they will probably start to matter even more than they do now.  Consumers use reviews to make decisions about what restaurants to eat at, what products to purchase and what healthcare professionals to use.  The tricky part for therapists and mental health providers is that we can’t ask our “customers” for reviews. Most business savvy restaurants put a sign up somewhere in their restaurant asking for reviews. Mental health professionals can’t exactly put up a sign and ask for reviews. We are bound by our ethics.  So, how will… Continue Reading This Article

Top Five Tips for Therapists Who Want to Take Insurance in Florida

If you are in Florida, in mental health and have/want a private practice, you will want tips for therapists who want to take insurance in Florida.  It is very common for clients to want to use their insurance for mental health services. There are a lot of therapists in private practice who are serving the population and making a living by accepting insurance.   If you are interested in learning more about accepting insurance, follow these top five tips for therapists who want to take insurance in Florida:   1. Gather all your paperwork and information You will need a… Continue Reading This Article