I’ve been there. An overwhelmed, confused, and scared new practice owner who is terrified of failing. Those feelings led me to making some big mistakes that in retrospect seem so obviously senseless now. You will make mistakes, but you don’t have to make the same ones I did.

One: Letting clients dictate your schedule. When I first started out, I was regularly working until 9pm under the false assumption that everyone will need evening appointments. Yes, some people need evening appointments, but not all people, and you don’t need all the people — you need enough people. You do not…

Rachel Gabrielle, MA, LMHC

Psychotherapist & Pop Culture Savant

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