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What are you tolerating?

Someone asked me recently what I am tolerating and it made me think– about living conditions, about health, about friendships, family, and work. At this point, I tolerate very little when it comes to work: I have two exceptional assistants who help me get done all the pesky tasks that I don’t want to do […]

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My chat on the SimplePractice blog

Just before I left for vacation, I had a conversation with Natasha Merchant over at SimplePractice. We chatted about what it means to REALLY be your own boss, what private practice is all about for me, how I do it differently, how I help other therapists do what I do, and my favorite perks (I […]

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After a long pause: a thought about pauses [video]

It is 6 a.m., incredibly humid, and the rooster has been crowing for at least an hour already, but the sun is just starting to come up so he will get quiet soon. I haven’t written to you (or shared a video) for quite a while, and it may seem like an odd time to […]

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Bootstrapping [video]

I have talked with a LOT of therapists over the last month… and I have heard stories of inspiration… and heartbreak. I talk about one of those stories on the video that I made for you (complete with outtakes – one comical and one dead-serious). But I also want to talk about something that is […]

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What people say behind my back

The other day someone called me to ask me to give a guest lecture because the counseling grad students in her class requested a guest lecture from me. I think some of these students may have been in another class that I presented to several months back about business models for therapists in private practice. […]

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