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Episode 201 - The Dos and Don'ts When Starting a Private Practice

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startup nation, meet: Susan Block

Susan Block has a successful marriage and family therapy practice in South Florida. She is extremely passionate about her work with couples and individuals.

In 2019, handpicked Susan as one of the top three marriage therapists in Coral Springs, Florida.

Susan has a deep passion for assisting other mental health professionals who are eager to succeed in private practice.

She stays active by practicing yoga, kickboxing and running. Susan has a soft spot for dogs and volunteers occasionally at the local animal shelter.

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  1. Specializing and creating a niche

  2. Creating and maintaining a strong online presence

  3. Professional Photos

  4. Connecting with other colleagues who can be a great referral source

  5. Blogging/vlogging

  6. Outsourcing

  7. Importance intake calls

  8. Getting professional training in your area of specialty

  9. Case consultation groups

  10. Quality self care


  1. Don't Compare your self to everyone else

  2. Don't waste your time focusing on outdated or time consuming marketing

  3. Don't try and do it all. Pace yourself

  4. Don't hesitate to ask for help when needed

  5. Don't underestimate your value

  6. Don't overbook yourself. Know your own boundaries

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Kate & Katie


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