Category: Therapy Practice

How to Build a Thriving Therapy Practice

How to Build a Thriving Therapy Practice

It is not unusual for me to get about 5-6 messages a month from people who want to meet up either in person, or on the phone, to talk about building a therapy practice. For whatever reason these people have found what I'm doing as a therapist in private practice...

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What Do You Look for in a Therapist?

“Good therapists” tend to embody qualities that you would look for, perhaps, in a mentor: They believe in you and in the possibility of things going well for you, they want to hear what you have to say, and they redirect you from cynicism to hope and expectancy.   The...

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The DIY Clear “Whiteboard”

"How did you make that clear whiteboard?" There are a lot of questions I get as a therapist, but the above question is one I get a lot of from clients...and from other therapists. I would like to say that I came up with the idea myself, but I didn't. Rather, my good...

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Openness and Authenticity Are Not Enough

I'm currently reading a really great book, Restoration Therapy: Understanding and Guiding Healing in Marriage and Family Therapy by Terry D. Hargrave and Franz Pfitzer. In fact, I can't recommend it enough. But as I was reading last night this section of the book...

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Why ‘Pastors’ Become Therapists

Several weeks ago I was at The Hideaway Experience doing co-therapy along with another former 'pastor' turned therapist. It's not unusual to find therapists and counselors who were former pastors, but I think that vocational movement is often looked at with a sense of...

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About Rhett

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MDIV, MSMFT, LMFT), Speaker, Author and Coach, in private practice in Plano, TX. Read more...

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