Presented By: Sherry Shockey-Pope, LMFT, Therapist Practice in a Box, Riverside, CA.
About our speaker
Sherry Shockey-Pope, LMFT #37209 created Therapist Practice in a Box because she wanted to fill a need in helping graduate students to set their foundation and guide new therapists in business building. She believes all therapists can create a successful, profitable, and flourishing practice.
Sherry is co-owner of Central Counseling Services, a successful and vibrant group practice in Riverside, CA. Her practice serves over 625 clients a month, and she supervises a staff of 15 associates and licensed clinicians.
Sherry says, "We spend a great amount of time, energy and money learning how to become excellent therapists. We develop our skill sets to deliver high-quality services to those we serve. However, in most of our graduate school programs, we do not have any information on how to develop or manage a business.
We lack resources and know-how to step out and create a business or marketing plan. Many therapists have encumbered large student loan debt, and then go further into debt to build a private practice.
We begin to doubt ourselves and our abilities, and we do not know how to price our services. We often settle for the safest route of agency of government work. After a few years, we become dissatisfied and burned out. We may even fear that we made the wrong career choice.
This program will save therapist time, money and stress as this presentation will provide hope and inspiration. It will provide practical tips for building a profitable and successful private practice. This presentation will help therapists move through the mindset of fear, lack, and uncertainty by providing actionable steps that can be taken, even by introverts."
Learning Objectives - After completion of the presentation the attendees will:
1. Learn at least three easy marketing skills they can use in their practice today..
2. Learn how to structure their works days to enhance income.
3. Learn website basics that every therapist should know.
10:30 - 11:00 Social networking and registration
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CEU Certificate: You must stay for the entire meeting to receive your certificate. If you have signed IN and OUT of the course, you will receive an email with a link to the course evaluation. Once you complete the evaluation, the CE Certificate will open. If you do not immediately see the certificate, check your downloads folder. Fill in your name and license number on the certificate, and right click on it to save it to your own computer. Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hrs of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
CEUs are free for RECAMFT members, or members of other CAMFT Chapters. Non-members who desire CEUs pay $15.
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