Category archives: Therapy Practice

  • The Launching of Thriiive Practices

  • This summer my family and I spent 8 days with a couple of other families in Colorado. It was an amazing time of adventure and community as we spent our days white water river rafting, ropes courses, hiking, trail running, and spending quality time with one another. But one of the things that I really appreciated about the trip was being able to watch others, especially my kids, push their limi[...]
  • Opening a Second Office Location in Frisco!!!

  • Starting Monday, November 10, I will be practicing in both Plano and Frisco. Over the last several years my practice has experienced incredible growth, especially from people coming down to Plano from Frisco, Prosper, McKinney and Allen. In order to better accommodate the growth I thought it was necessary to open up a second location. The new location not only gives me the opportunity to do co[...]
  • How to Build a Thriving Therapy Practice: Office Space

  • One of the first things that people do when they walk into my therapy office is comment how nice it is. They talk about how relaxing it feels...often finishing their observations with a comment something along the lines of "it doesn't even feel like I'm coming to counseling." Which was exactly my intention from the outset. If you are going to go to counseling, well it shouldn't feel like a medi[...]
  • Texting: The Future of Therapy?

  • Compared with finding a therapist in a big city, signing up for text-message therapy was a breeze. All I had to do was open an app on my phone, pick a username, and type my first message. Predictably, the first thing I wrote my new therapist was a question: "Hi. How does this work? Do I just tell you about myself?" (Textual healing are apps the future of therapy?) Is the future of therapy going[...]
  • How to Build a Thriving Therapy Practice: Give Yourself 5 Years

  • One of the things that my colleagues and I are constantly joking...and sometimes lamenting about -- is that most graduate programs in therapy and counseling don't teach you anything about the actual business application of what you have just spent the last 2-5 years studying and practicing. You learn a lot about therapy techniques, diagnosing issues, relationships, etc...but almost ZERO about how [...]