Sofia Robirosa, LMFT is the owner of Infinite Therapeutic Services. She is a Relationships and Parenting Expert who offers individual, couples, and family counseling to individuals seeking to enhance their relationships, in her private practice, located in Plantation, FL. She loves her family, including her husband, daughter, and two dogs. Some of her interests outside of work include spending time outdoors, traveling, and dining. Read more about her at: www.infinitetherapeuticservices.com and follow her on Facebook.
Startup Nation, Sofia Robirosa, LMFT was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about: 4 Ways to Transform Your Passion into a Business. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
AnnaLynn Schooley, PhD, LMFT, LMHC is a Core Faculty Member at Capella University, President of the Florida Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Florida Qualified Supervisor and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She is licensed in Florida and Alaska providing online supervision in both states.
Startup Nation, Dr. Schooley was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about: How to Do Online Supervision Effectively. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Vanessa Halloum is a transformational coach and marketing strategist who helps conscious entrepreneurs connect to the soul of their business so they can reach a bigger audience, serve more people and build a prosperous business. After a successful 15-year career in marketing she left the corporate world to follow her passion and help mission-driven entrepreneurs breakthrough their limiting beliefs and experience the personal freedom and business success that they deserve. She’s the President and CEO of Empowered Life Productions, a company dedicated to creating and marketing empowering products, programs and events that will make a positive impact in our world. She is also President of the Holistic Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.
Vanessa’s the author of the multi-award winning book The 5 Feminine Power Virtues and founder of FeminineSoul.com, an online community for women who want to connect and collaborate with other visionary women and unleash their feminine potential. She’s also the host of the featured Blogtalkradio show Feminine Soul, which has over 400,000 global listeners.
Her mission in life is to help women reconnect with their feminine essence so they can access their inner authentic power. She strongly agrees with the Dalia Lama that "the world will be saved by the Western woman" and she’s committed to empowering women so we can take our power back and heal the world around us with conscious and compassionate leadership. Vanessa loves discussing ways we can create a balance between masculine and feminine energy in our planet and loves studying and teaching authentic power principles that help us live our lives from an empowered state.
Startup Nation, Vanessa Halloum was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about: 3 Steps To A Compelling Message That Attracts Your Ideal Clients. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Marni Feuerman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist currently in private practice in Boca Raton, Florida. She has a Masters of Social Work from Barry University in Miami and is a Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology from California Southern University. Specializing in couples work and relationship issues, she has much success targeting these clients through content marketing. After beginning to successfully blog for YourTango.com and Dr. Oz's Sharecare.com, she was soon vetted to be the marriage expert for the website About.com. Marni currently blogs on divorce for Huffington Post as well. She is a frequently quoted expert in the media on issues related to marriage, divorce, relationships, dating, and love.
Startup Nation, Marni was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about: How Content Marketing Can Help You Target Your Ideal Clients & Make More Money. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Leisa Wintz is a Family Law Attorney and Mediator in South Florida. She practices exclusively in the areas of dependency and family law. Having previously worked in private practice as a therapist and owning her own law firm, she also assists therapists in navigating their practices. While Leisa does litigate when necessary, her real love and passion is in assisting families through difficult times without the necessity of litigating.
Startup Nation, Leisa was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about: Legal Tips for Therapists in Private Practice. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Dave Ake is the Editorial Director at GoodTherapy.org, an online therapist directory where their mission is helping people find good therapists and advocating for ethical therapy. Dave works with an editorial team to promote members' visibility with their profiles and articles. Good Therapy is a resource for clinicians, students, and potential clients providing valuable content, CEU trainings, etc. Dave is an army combat veteran who lives in Washington with his wife and their dog.
Startup Nation, Dave Ake was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic he is most passionate about: 5 Ways to Make an Emotional Connection with Your Ideal Clients.
Stacy Boegem, an attorney and Master Coach Practitioner, is the founder of The Happiness Agenda, LLC, where she coaches and trains professionals and entrepreneurs in areas of professional and personal development. Her work focuses on both “hard” and “soft” skills – from marketing, sales, and systems, to overcoming fear, achieving life synergy, and consistently moving forward with clarity and confidence.
With her remarkable ability to cultivate community and inspire action, Stacy leads group coaching programs, business masterminds, training workshops, and speaks to audiences large and small on client attraction, work/life synergy, business development, overcoming fear, and most of all – getting out of your own way to take action in your life.
Stacy has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York One, Women’s E-News, the CW’s Inside South Florida, and the Women’s Campaign Fund’s national She Should Run campaign, among others, including a recent feature in the September 2015 Boca Raton Observer feature, “She’s the Boss”. She was named a 2014 Mompreneur of the Year, as well as one of the 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County in 2015 by the Boys and Girls Club.
Stacy has spoken for at the Florida Annual Bar Convention, the law firm of Holland & Knight, the National Association of Legal Search Consultants, Tulane University Women’s Leadership Summit, the National Association of Women Business Owners, the National Association of Professional Women, the Women’s Entrepreneurs Network, the Society of Human Resources Management, and many others.
Startup Nation, Stacy was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about: 3 Keys to Get Out of Your Own Way. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
An internationally renowned Author, Speaker, Trainer, Singer-Performer and Journalist, Alexandra Figueredo founded Mission Based Branding Institute to help passionate, mission-driven and conscious businesses and entrepreneurs get clear about their mission, create a strong brand and share their authentic voice and message to stand out in the market. As a Certified Professional Coach, she also inspires and motivates business owners and professionals who are transitioning careers or industries, searching for their mission and true calling, or even focusing on profitability and productivity so they can earn more in less time.
As a trainer and speaker, her passionate and joyful personality provides a motivational and gentle yet tough love approach to push her audience to their greatest potential and elevating them to the next level. She’s been cited and interviewed by various news stations, publications and resources, including ABC News, Natural Awakenings, CareerBuilder and The Grindstone, to name a few. She is also a writer, columnist and contributor for numerous magazines and publications.
Startup Nation, Alexandra Figueredo was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about: 5 Steps to Turn your Mission into an Irresistible Brand. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Stephanie Cook is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a thriving practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Nashville, TN, Stephanie is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of Georgia, and she completed a post-MSW clinical fellowship at Emory University. Since 2014, Stephanie has also been providing trainings for therapists in Georgia for their new online counseling continuing education requirements, and loves teaching the best ethical practices for online therapy.
Startup Nation, Stephanie was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing: Top 3 Best Practices for Therapists Offering Online Counseling. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Clay Cockrell, LCSW owner of The Online Counseling Directory has been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America, CNN and National Public Radio as well as in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, WebMD, and The Times of London. Most recently he was featured on CBS’s “The Doctor’s” where they were able to explore his specialty of counseling for the Ultra Wealthy and how to raise children in an affluent environment.
Startup Nation, Clay was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing “Online Counseling - Taking Your Practice to a Global Audience”. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Kat Love, founder of www.KatLove.com and www.empathysites.com, builds and designs websites to help psychotherapists grow their practice’s online presence. Kat's appreciation of therapists stems from the powerful healing that therapists helped her achieve following childhood sexual abuse and neglect.
Startup Nation, Kat Love was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing “How To Turn Website Visitors Into Clients”. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Erika Garrett, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and Owner of Alcove Therapy, a private practice located in south Florida. Erika is our client relations intern Extraordinaire at K2 Visionaries and super passionate about relationship building aka networking. Startup Nation, Erika Garrett was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing a topic she is most passionate about, 7 Tips for Building Your Private Practice Network. For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Jeff is a Mental Health Therapist with over ten years of successful private practice experience. He has been teaching healthcare workers how to acquire more clients through their digital assets since 2005. In 2015, Jeff created Portland’s number one mental health directory, consistently ranked first for all important search terms. He recently launched the Practice Academy in January.
Practice Academy helps therapists and wellness providers improve their digital brand, move up in online search results and attract more clients online. Startup Nation, listen to Jeff expert advice on 5 Things to Improve SEO Now & Attract More Clients Online! For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Ian Gerada is the CEO of Connectica LLC, a boutique style Search Engine Optimization Company that specializes in getting its customers website to rank on that all elusive first page of Google. Ian was brought out to the U.S.A in 1999 by a large telecommunications company in order to head up their data encryption team. After the dot com crash of 2000 Ian started Connectica, it has since grown to be one of the foremost SEO companies in the region. Ian lectures on SEO, Social Media, and Digital Trends on a regular basis. He holds a PhD in Computer Science.
Startup Nation, Ian was a blast to have as a guest expert on our podcast and totally rocked the mic! He shared valuable insights regarding how to Create Your Private Practice Digital Footprint in 4 Steps!
John Harrison is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, but some might call him an awareness builder, a confidence guide, and an intuition coach. John received his master’s degree in mental health counseling at the University of Cincinnati. He is also a former Army officer and experienced in mentoring people in maximizing their potential through their strengths and weaknesses. John provides solutions and guidance for people who are “stuck” in their life situation and are wanting to move into something new. He helps people who want to get what they want in their lives but are stuck because they don’t think it’s possible or they simply don’t know how to do it. He guides them to see how they can do life differently, moving off their old familiar spot, so they can be freed to get what they so desperately want and need. Stepping into his own fear and discomfort, he knows we have the power to change, and that you can live your life fully empowered.
Startup Nation, John was a blast to have on our podcast and totally rocked the mic while discussing the topic near and dear to his heart, What is Your True Calling?! For more information about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses, visit www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Michelle Villalobos teaches individuals how to build personal brands that help them get ahead. Michelle is a professional speaker and her programs have been delivered to over 140,000 individuals worldwide - both virtually and in person.
Michelle has consulted for American Express Technologies, Burger King Corporation, Lexis-Nexis, Audi Latin America, NAWBO (National Association Of Women Business Owners), and Frito-Lay, just to name a few. She is a charismatic speaker who engages audiences, delivers “a-ha moments” and helps people learn while having FUN!
In 2011, Michelle Villalobos was named as one of Miami’s “Top 20 Under 40” by The Miami Herald, she was a Finalist in the Business Excellence Awards, and in 2013 she won The Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge for her online personal branding curriculum, "Make Them BEG," co-created with BadassBusinessWomen.org Founder, Jessica Kizorek. Michelle also founded The Women’s Success Summit, Miami’s largest 2-day business conference for women. Michelle received her MBA from The University of Miami in 2004 and her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College (in Psychology Modified with Mathematics) in 1996.
Startup Nation, Michelle was a blast to have on our podcast and she totally rocked the mic! She shared valuable insights regarding the Develop Your "Super Star" Brand in 7 Steps! Listen now! For more info, visit ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Tonya Seavers Evans, Founder & President, Sequins to Success and CEO of Style Strategist, an image consulting firm that helps individuals communicate verbal and non-verbal cues into a personalized, professional message. Tonya Seavers Evans is a leading expert on professional branding, image and executive presence, and how women in lead. In her latest work, she explores the unique leadership styles – Sequins to Success as she calls them - of women and how they can be harnessed to achieve their personal and professional goals. What drives her? Helping women to do more, to strive for more… to be more. Tonya shares insights from her 15 year corporate marketing communications career through info packed workshops, trainings and years of private coaching. Tonya has been featured on NBC, ABC, The Examiner, City Style Collective and Miami Style Spotlight and was recognized as one of 25 of South Florida’s Most Prominent & Influential Black Women.
Startup Nation, Tonya rocked the mic and shared valuable insights regarding the 5 Tips to Creating a Winning Professional Image! Listen now! For more info about The Private Practice Startup, visit our website, www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Jennifer is the owner of Bierds CPA, specializing in helping therapists and other wellness professionals succeed in their private practices. She has been behind the scenes of her husband’s counseling practice for over 10 years, managing the finances of the business. Her goal is to help those who help others, and she hopes to be an advisor and resource for her clients instead of simply keeping them in compliance. Most importantly, she is an advocate for the value of the services offered by mental health professionals
Startup Nation, Jennifer rocked the mic and shared valuable insights regarding the 5 Tips for Private Practice Accounting! Check it out!
Chris Cambas is the Founder and Director of Full Circle Ministries, Founder and CEO of National Marriage Seminars and Founder and CEO of Couplestrong. He is the owner of a thriving private practice located in Tampa, Florida called Tampa Bay Christian Counseling. He obtained a Masters in Christian Studies from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Masters in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Chris is licensed in Marriage & Family Therapy, certified in Gottman Couples Therapy and a Clinical Fellow with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Other association affiliations include the National Association of Social Workers and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Chris hosted a weekly radio show on WTIS with Pete O'Shea called "Love and Marriage", was a guest expert on Spirit FM (The Big, Big House Morning Show, the Joy FM, WTBN), co-hosted "Getting it Right After Getting it Wrong" and has been a guest on Bill Bunkley's drive time show, as well as an expert therapist on "Unfaithful, Stories of Betrayal" on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
Startup Nation, Chris shares awesome marketing tips for How to Market Your Private Practice Like a Boss. Listen now! For more info about The Private Practice Startup, visit www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Claudia Zebersky is the Brand Strategist and Creative Director at Purplewing Studio, LLC. She was Born and raised in Venezuela, moved to the United States at age 16 to follow her passion of Art. She studied Graphic Design at Florida Atlantic University and went on to work at the Progressive newspaper the Miami New Times and later moved to Zimmerman Advertising, one of the largest Advertising agencies in South Florida. Experienced a major life changing event that transformed her life. Divorce. As a result she discovered herself and her purpose, did a yoga teacher training, started her personal brand Purplewing Studio, became a published writer in the book “ She Loved Herself” available on amazon and is a divine feminine leader who hosts conscious monthly women circles called “red tents gatherings” that are safe and nurturing environments for women to be heard, speak their truths and connect to the essence of who they are.
She’s an avid student of heart-centered studies, creative muse, lover of life, mother of two amazing & loving boys, committed to fulfilling her purpose making a positive impact in the world and live the life of her wildest dreams.
Startup Nation, Claudia Zebersky shares awesome branding tips regarding the Leverage the Power of Your Brand to Attract Your Ideal Clients!
The Private Practice Startup is owned by Kate Campbell, PhD, LMFT & Katie Lemieux, LMFT, two therapists who built their 6-figure private practices from the ground up. We're passionate about inspiring mental health professionals on their private practice journey from startup to mastery! On our podcast, we interview entrepreneurs, experts in the mental health and business arenas and successful private practitioners to provide a wealth of information for our listeners! We LOVE interviewing all of our guests and most importantly we have fun doing it. We hand pick everyone we interview as we know each and every person will bring value to you and your business assisting you in reaching your goals and dreams! We also offer webinars, online courses, in person trainings, attorney approved private practice paperwork, and are CEU providers in the state of Florida. For more info, visit our website www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com.
Kate Campbell, PhD, LMFT and Katie Lemieux, LMFT co-owners of K2 Visionaries and The Private Practice Startup discuss the must haves for private practice paperwork. If you're a psychotherapist in private practice we provide you a great overview of the essential documents you need to have in order to practice legally and ethically. Listen now for our tips and resources for your private practice needs! Visit www.ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com for more info.
Startup Nation, we had an informative interview with Steven Ballinger on today's Episode of The Private Practice Startup. Steven Ballinger is an attorney and owner of the Law Offices of Steven R. Ballinger. He is Adjunct Instructor, Accreditation and Licensing, Master of Science in Health Law, Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center. Mr. Ballinger received his B.A. degree from Tulane University in Louisiana in 1983, and his Law (J.D.) Degree from Texas Tech University School of Law cum laude in 1986. As a practicing attorney, he has 29 years of experience in a broad range of issues involving of health care law, including medical malpractice defense, and a current emphasis on health-related contracting and administrative licensing. Steven offered his expertise on the Essentials for Reducing Liability When Starting Your Private Practice! Listen Now! Visit ThePrivatePracticeStartup.com for more info about our podcasts, webinars, and online courses!
Startup Nation, we had a rockin' interview on The Private Practice Startup Podcast with Jessica Jefferson, MS as she shared How to Avoid 5 Mistakes Private Practitioners Make with Social Media! Jessica, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern is the owner of Cloud 09 Therapeutic Services, a private practice located in Coral Springs and Plantation, Florida. She is the "Marketing Intern Extraordinaire" with K2 Visionaries, Past President for Nova Southeastern University's Marriage and Family Therapy Club, and current Secretary with the Broward Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Brent Campbell is the COO/CFO at Squeeze (www.SqueezeApp.com), LLC a personal financial technology app. He worked for in Corporate Finance for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos for 8 years and was the COO of Enterprise Beverage Company for 2 years. In addition, Brent has been on the Board of Directors of Bayview Therapeutic Services (www.BayviewTherapy.com) as Dr. Kate Campbell's trusted business/financial advisor since 2011. He received his MBA in Finance from Nova Southeastern University and BS in Finance from Florida State University. Startup Nation, Brent shares expert financial advice focused on the 3 Steps to Financial Success in Private Practice (www.ThePrivatePracticeStrtup.com) on The Private Practice Startup Today! Listen now!