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Episode 150 - What if I Don't Want to Be a Therapist Anymore?

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startup nation, meet:

Katie Lemieux and Ernesto Segismundo

Katie and her business partner Kate co-own The Private Practice Startup. Where they inspire ambitious mental health professionals across the globe to brand themselves and grow their dream practices.

They provide podcasts, attorney approved private practice paperwork and help therapists work with the clients they love through their marketing e-course and coaching program. They look forward to the opportunity of inspiring you from startup to mastery!

Katie loves entrepreneurship. She geeks out on marketing, leadership, team building and systems (because systems are sexy). Katie has a voracious appetite when it comes to learning about business. She eats, drives, talks about and even showers to business, lol, true story!

Ernesto Segismundo is a licensed marriage and family therapist. Ernesto received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Biola University and received his Masters of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University.

Ernesto has over 10 years of clinical counseling experience working in settings such as group homes, domestic violence shelters, churches, and outpatient programs. Ernesto treats marriage and family relationship problems. Ernesto also treat individuals suffering from depression, anxiety and addiction.

Along with Ernesto’s counseling experience, he has conducted various classes and seminars concerning relationships and mental health related topics such as parenting, substance abuse, maintaining healthy marriages, private practice social media and video marketing and managed care practices.

Ernesto is currently an adjunct professor at Hope International University and owns a group practice called CAV Family Therapy with offices located in Huntington Beach and Fullerton California.

Show notes

  1. Therapist shame, it's real!

  2. Give yourself PERMISSION!

  3. Do what brings you joy!

  4. Look honestly at what you love.

  5. Therapy can be a season.

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Meet your co-hosts:

Kate & Katie


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