Curt and Katie talk about location, amenities, subleases, and other considerations

It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist. To support you as a whole person and a therapist, your hosts, Curt Widhalm and Katie Vernoy talk about how to approach the role of therapist in the modern age.

Episode 32: Finding Your Perfect Private Practice Office

In this episode we talk about:

  • Choosing your location
  • Parking – free and plentiful, street parking, paid parking with and without validation
  • Personal requirements of the therapist
  • Client and marketing considerations
  • Building your referral network
  • Finding property management that understands the needs of therapists
  • Communicating effectively with officemates, neighbors, property managers
  • Awareness of the atmosphere and community
  • Designing your space
  • How to prioritize amenities
  • Waiting rooms
  • Function and design (and how to balance the two)
  • How to have your office reflect you
  • Leasing, subleasing, sharing offices, and contracts
  • Systems needed to share your office

Resources mentioned:

We’ve pulled together any resources mentioned in this episode and put together some handy-dandy links.

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Our events this year:

The Brand Called “You”: Legal & Ethical Issues in Developing a Personal Brand

The Therapy Reimagined Conference in Los Angeles in October 2018!!

Who we are:

Curt Widhalm is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in private practice in the Los Angeles area. He is a Board Member at Large for the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, a Subject Matter Expert for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Adjunct Faculty at Pepperdine University, and a loving husband and father. He is 1/2 great person, 1/2 provocateur, and 1/2 geek, in that order. He dabbles in the dark art of making “dad jokes” and usually has a half-empty cup of coffee somewhere nearby. Learn more at: www.curtwidhalm.com

Katie Vernoy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, coach, and consultant. As a helping professional for two decades, she’s navigated the ups and downs of our unique line of work. She’s run her own solo therapy practice, designed innovative clinical programs, built and managed large, thriving teams of service providers, and consulted hundreds of helping professionals on how to build meaningful AND sustainable practices. In her spare time, Katie is secretly siphoning off Curt’s youthful energy, so that she can take over the world. Learn more at: www.katievernoy.com

A Quick Note:

Our opinions are our own. We are only speaking for ourselves – except when we speak for each other, or over each other. We’re working on it.

Our guests are also only speaking for themselves and have their own opinions. We aren’t trying to take their voice, and no one speaks for us either. Mostly because they don’t want to, but hey.

 

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Credits:

Voice Over by DW McCann https://www.facebook.com/McCannDW/

Music by Crystal Grooms Mangano http://www.crystalmangano.com/

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