Katie and her business partner Kate co-own The Private Practice Startup. Where they inspire ambitious mental health professionals across the globe to brand themselves and grow their dream practices. They provide podcasts, attorney approved private practice paperwork and help therapists work with the clients they love through their marketing e-course and coaching program. They look forward to the opportunity of inspiring you from startup to mastery!
Katie loves entrepreneurship. She geeks out on marketing, leadership, team building and systems (because systems are sexy). Katie has a voracious appetite when it comes to learning about business. She eats, drives, talks about and even showers to business, lol, true story!
Ernesto Segismundo is a licensed marriage and family therapist. Ernesto received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Biola University and received his Masters of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University. Ernesto has over 10 years of clinical counseling experience working in settings such as group homes, domestic violence shelters, churches, and outpatient programs. Ernesto treats marriage and family relationship problems. Ernesto also treat individuals suffering from depression, anxiety and addiction.
Along with Ernesto’s counseling experience, he has conducted various classes and seminars concerning relationships and mental health related topics such as parenting, substance abuse, maintaining healthy marriages, private practice social media and video marketing and managed care practices.
Ernesto is currently an adjunct professor at Hope International University and owns a group practice called CAV Family Therapy with offices located in Huntington Beach and Fullerton California.
Curt Widhalm and Katie Vernoy are both Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in the Los Angeles area and co-hosts of The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide Podcast. They are also the creators of the Therapy Reimagined Conference - bringing together #moderntherapists to talk about how to build practices that welcome diversity, integrate technology and business systems, engage in advocacy for our profession, and how to grow yourself as a clinician by incorporating deliberate practice and self-care.
They have both created successful private practices and are actively involved in the profession in many ways. Curt and Katie provide training and consultation to therapists who are entering the profession, starting and growing a therapy practice, and who are ready to step into leadership, all while navigating #moderntherapistproblems. You can learn more about their work at www.therapyreimagined.com.
Lynn Louise Wonders is licensed and certified in the state of Georgia as a professional counselor and supervisor as well as registered play therapist supervisor. With 20+ years under her belt of practicing and teaching meditation, yoga and holistic means of self care Lynn leads self care retreats for helping professionals. She emphasizes the importance of having a plan for self care in her career development courses and consultation with professionals. She is a certified Canfield Success Coach and Trainer.
Elizabeth King, EdD, LCSW, CHt, better known as “The Holistic Psychotherapist” is an internationally recognized wellness expert, motivational speaker, hypnotherapist, radio-TV personality, success coach, author, social entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. King specializes in PTSD, anxiety, depression, panic attack, and grief and loss.
Dr. King has received numerous awards for her work in the community.
On a personal note, Dr. King loves the color "red", loves adventure and has recently taken up learning how to play the congas. Last year she made her debut playing with a professional band on Fort Lauderdale beach.