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Navigating Seeing Your Clients in the Dating App World

Navigating Seeing Your Clients in the Dating App World

I get a lot of Ask Allison questions about how to navigate seeing your client in public, but I also see a high volume of questions about what to do if you happen to bump into a client online, especially dating apps - the internet’s both a big and small place at the...

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Private- & Hobby-Based Social Media

Private- & Hobby-Based Social Media

In some ways, the internet broadens our world and helps us connect with clients, market, and create a supportive and awesome community. In other ways, it can create an unintentional fishbowl. If your client is in their 20s, 30s, or younger, without a doubt, social...

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Private Practice Naysayers

Private Practice Naysayers

Starting your own business brings Devil's Advocates out in force - but creating a private practice can also really amp up the self-doubt and negative self-talk. How do you keep from letting naysayers get stuck in your gears? As you gain momentum and as you keep...

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Taking Clients With You When You Open Your Own Practice

Taking Clients With You When You Open Your Own Practice

When we start our private practices, it can feel like a huge relief to take some clients with you from your old agency or group. Knowing you’re not starting at zero can be a huge boost for some therapists, but knowing the ethics behind it is also a majorly crucial...

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What a No-Cancellation Policy Can Mean for Your Practice

What a No-Cancellation Policy Can Mean for Your Practice

Having a structured schedule in your practice and life can make running your practice and business easier. Putting policies in place and enforcing them (kindly) can help you keep that structure in place. That includes a no-cancellation policy. A no-cancellation policy...

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Doing It Right Right At The Start

Doing It Right Right At The Start

Even when we’re entry-level, fresh out of grad school, we usually want to ensure we’re doing everything in our power to give our clients the best resources. How can we know if we’re giving our clients the best care if we maybe don’t have the best resources and...

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Finding Out Your Ideal Client is…You!

Finding Out Your Ideal Client is…You!

When we go through school, our internships, and agency work, we start to get an idea of who we do great work with, and what clients bring out the best of our clinical skills and flourish because of it. A great fit for you is also a great fit for your client, and great fits lead to healing which, come on, is awesome.

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Finding Confidence in Your Website Copy

Finding Confidence in Your Website Copy

When people join the Abundance Party or Inner Circle, one of their major pain points is their website copy; they’re afraid to show up or get started. They’ve had really bad feedback that was probably unwarranted or a little harsh or someone pointed out a grammar error a little too gleefully.

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How to Show Up As Yourself In Videos

How to Show Up As Yourself In Videos

It took me some time and some work to get comfortable on video – my Vimeo account is just a wasteland of starts and stops, flubbing what I’m saying, or just feeling like it wasn’t quite there yet. I have a lot to say on this subject so buckle up.

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Happy Boss’s Day, Allison!

Happy Boss’s Day, Allison!

Hey everybody, it’s Megan here with a sneak blog! I wanted to take this space and write a quick piece on National Boss’s Day, Allison, and what Abundance Practice Building means to me. You could say I’m a late bloomer in a lot of ways. I didn’t even really know that...

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You’re Already a Good Writer

You’re Already a Good Writer

If you’re a therapist you’ve already got most of the skills necessary to be a writer, too. You’re likely: Curious about people; Interested in sharing information and inspiration; and Able to construct a coherent narrative. That means if you want to write, you should....

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Stuck on the Niche Question

Stuck on the Niche Question

You’ve probably heard a thousand times that a niche is really important in building a private practice. Maybe you resisted it. Maybe you wanted to embrace it but couldn’t decide who you wanted to choose. Then you read another thing that harps on the need for a niche....

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How I’m Getting a Life

How I’m Getting a Life

In last week's blog I talked about how my business had started eating my life. In the last few weeks I’ve felt more like myself than I have in years. In case you need to re-find your non-work self, I’m sharing what’s helped me: A List of All Great Things: I’m almost...

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Is Your Practice Eating Your Life?

Is Your Practice Eating Your Life?

I’ve blogged through miscarriages, and stockpiled enough blogs to last me through a maternity leave. I’ve blogged through sickness and varying degrees of anxiety. I’ve blogged through and about being sued. I’ve blogged through a lot of fear and not-enoughness. I’ve...

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Loneliness in Private Practice

Loneliness in Private Practice

Y’all may know I’m an outgoing extravert. I love, love, love being with people. Going into business for myself was not exactly the smartest social move I could make, or so I thought as I was planning my first full time practice. I feared I would wither away in my...

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Guest Blog: How to Make Weekly Blogging Ridiculously Easy and Fun

Guest Blog: How to Make Weekly Blogging Ridiculously Easy and Fun

How to Make Weekly Blogging Ridiculously Easy and Fun by Natalie Moore As private practitioners, we know the benefits of blogging for our practice. 1) It builds our website’s S.E.O., making it easier for our ideal client to find us. 2) It helps clients get to know us,...

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What Feels Like Life and Death

What Feels Like Life and Death

I get tunnel vision. I get set on something and drive forward as if it’s the most important thing in the world. It feels vital. It feels important. It feels like if I don’t get this business thing out there on time or up to par everything will fall apart. Y’all...

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The Smart Way to Talk About Clients

The Smart Way to Talk About Clients

A couple weekends ago, while at my favorite breakfast place with my family, I somehow heard the conversation going on at the table next to me. I say “somehow” because if you’ve ever gone to breakfast with a 1.5 year old, a 4 year old, and a partner you like to talk to...

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