Episode 192 - Up Close and Personal with Amanda Patterson

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startup nation, meet:

Amanda Patterson

Amanda Patterson, LMHC, CAP, NCC was awarded Florida Mental Health Counselor of the Year by FMHCA in 2017. She has a practice where she specializes in depression and anxiety in teens and young adults.

She is super passionate about helping therapists develop a business plan to become successful in private practice.

She facilitates Marriage and Relationship Retreats and is trained in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. She has two cats and enjoys reading all types of books!

Show notes

  1. How I became a therapist

  2. Hustling for my worth and an eating disorder

  3. Yup, it's true... I was a Miller Lite girl

  4. Lessons learned from being a business owner

Resources & giveaways

Guest's contact information


Meet your co-hosts:

Kate & Katie


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