Memberships Q&A
and Open House

Date: 15 March 2023
Time: 2pm EST

All of our communities open on Monday March 20, 2023. If you have questions, you'll want to decide before the doors open, that way you'll make sure you get a spot.

This open house and Q&A is to help you make the best decision for your time and money. Whether you're starting or growing a solo practice, transitioning from solo to group, wanting to rock out group practice, or add multiple streams of income, we have a specific program for you. Stop by to ask questions, dig in, and decide how you want to level up!


Memberships Q&A
and Open House

Date: 16 March 2023
Time: 2pm EST

All of our communities open on Monday, March 20, 2023. If you have questions, you'll want to decide before the doors open; that way, you'll ensure you get a spot.

This open house and Q&A will help you make the best decision for your time and money. Whether you're starting or growing a solo practice, transitioning from solo to group, wanting to rock out group practice, or adding multiple income streams, we have a specific program for you. Stop by to ask questions, dig in, and decide how you want to level up!


How to Get

Speaking Gigs

with Brittany Richmond

and Joe Sanok

Date: 20 March 2023
Time: 11:30am EST

Therapists are some of the most highly trained speakers, but so few really break into the speaking world.

How can you break in? How do you structure a killer talk? How do you network to find high-quality speaking gigs? We'll cover it all in this presentation from The Speaker Lab!


Growing Your Group Practice with Interns

with Valarie Harris and Joe Sanok

Date: 20 March 2023
Time: 1pm EST

What if you could build a six or seven-figure practice while also helping interns and pre-licensed therapists?

You can! Valarie Harris has cracked the code and will share with you exactly how to grow a massive practice with interns and supervision at the core.

It's a win-win!


5 Simple Marketing Techniques every practice needs to master

with Joe Sanok

Date: 20 March 2023
Time: 2:30pm EST

Marketing does not have to be difficult! Join this presentation and discover five amazingly simple techniques, mindsets, and tools that you need to master to improve your marketing.

With the changing world, we'll discuss when to do social media (and when not), how to use AI (and when not), and other relevant marketing topics for 2023!


Supersize Your Practice: 50+ clinicians

with Dr. Larry Beer and Joe Sanok

Date: 21 March 2023
Time: 10:00am EST

Want to have a practice that is insanely big? Maybe you can't even dream of that.

Learn from the approachable, Dr. Larry Beer. He'll be outlining how he built one of the largest practices in the midwest.

It was so big that APA asked him to guide others in the process and now he's here to help us supersize our practices to 50+ clinicians!


Multiple Streams of Income for Therapists: Ecourses, books, communities, and consulting

with Joe Sanok

Date: 21 March 2023
Time: 11am EST

What options are there for therapists to add additional streams of income, other than starting a group practice? You may have heard words like "passive income", "ecourses", or "membership communities", but what really are those and what goes into creating new products?

Also, you'll learn the one key thing you need to do before ever creating your product to ensure success to save time and money.


How to Add a Virtual Assistant to your practice

with James Marland and Joe Sanok

Date: 21 March 2023
Time: 12:30pm EST

How many times have you heard "work smarter, not harder" but how do you actually do that? You may have heard about virtual assistants or outsourcing, but what are the best practices?

In this session, you'll discover what makes a great assistant, how to find them, and most importantly, how to keep them around!


Essential Systems to Grow a Private Practice

with Michael Ashford and Joe Sanok

Date: 21 March 2023
Time: 2:30pm EST

With technology changing so quickly, there are numerous essential systems to help you automate aspects of your private practice.

We'll discuss systems for money, AI for writing, and better ways to have clients check in.

Stop wasting time on non-essentials and get back to doing therapy!


Virtual Happy Hour

Date: 21 March 2023
Time: 8:30pm EST
Hosts: Joe Sanok & Team

This is a meet-and-greet for therapists! Bring a beverage of your choice, we'll be literally just chatting. Some in a large group and some small groups.

You're the average of the five people you spend the most time with, so let's boost that average!


Profit First in

Private Practice

with Rocky Lalvani and Joe Sanok

Date: 22 March 2023
Time: 10am EST

Profit First is one of the leading money management systems for running a business. But, the application in private practice is slightly different.

Join us to talk through implementing Profit First and how to change the approach based on W2/1099/percentage-based salary. Also, we'll look at why giving you the profit first will be the game changer for your business!


Starting a Solo
Practice Panel

with Brian Cooper, Mark Strubler, Andrew Burdette, Nadyne Busichio, and Anne Burkhart

Date: 22 March 2023
Time: 11:30am EST

What does it take to start a solo practice...and not lose your mind! Join a panel of successful solo practice owners, who will share what's worked (and not), what helped (and didn't), and what they'd do differently. This highly interactive panel is what you're looking for if you start or grow a solo practice.


How to start a

private practice

with Joe Sanok

Date: 22 March 2023
Time: 2pm EST

Even if you have a Ph.D., odds are that you graduated without really knowing how to start your own private practice (let alone one that allows you to grow your impact AND income)!

Starting a private practice is really easy if you have someone experienced walking you through the process. In this session we'll go through the steps it takes to start a private practice.


How to Get a TEDx Talk

with Adam Lewis Walker

and Joe Sanok

Date: 23 March 2023
Time: 10am EST

A TED Talk is a game changer for exposure and authority. But how do you actually get one?

In this session, we'll be discussing crafting the perfect pitch, how to network with the right hosts, and what it takes to nail the actual talk. If you have dreamed of a TED Talk, this is for you!


Essentials for the best private practice directory profile

with Marta Hamilton and Joe Sanok

Date: 23 March 2023
Time: 11am EST

Psychology Today, Online Counseling, and Telewellness Hub all have different strategies for capturing the attention of people searching for help.

What makes a solid directory listing? How do you grow your solo or group practice through a directory? What are the differences between all the directories? We'll cover it all!


How to grow a 7-figure, multi-location group practice

with Ashley Mielke

Date: 23 March 2023
Time: 12pm EST

Is it time to expand to a second location? How do you know when it's right to grow that big?

In this session, we'll cover how to think through growth through multiple locations, numbers you need to know, and how to get staff buy-in. If you're going big, don't miss this one!


How did you know it was time to start a group practice?

with LaToya Smith and

New Group Practice Panel

Date: 23 March 2023
Time: 1pm EST

You're full in your solo practice, now what? Maybe you even want to work fewer hours...a group practice is tough to start, right? Wrong! In this session, we'll discuss how to know the exact time to start a group practice.

What needs to be line before starting? How to run numbers to know if the time is right? If you're thinking you want to move from solo to a group, this session is for you!


Which Membership Are You Joining?

Date: 23 March 2023
Time: 2:30pm EST

It is time to level up! Decide which membership is best for you. Get practical advice based on your stage of practice.

Decide what's best for your time, money, and goals. Solo, group, or multiple streams of are you going to make 2023 the best?



Rocky Lalvani

Rocky Lalvani serves as Chief Profitability Adviser for business owners. He teaches them how to ensure they get paid and make profit a priority! As a certified Profit First Professional he implements Mike Michalowicz's Profit First System.

We change the accounting formula of Sales - Expenses = Profit to Sales - Profit = Expenses. This ensures Profit comes first! (PS. It's not about money at all costs, people come before money!)

Ash Mielke

Ashley Mielke is a Registered Psychologist and Founder and CEO of The Grief and Trauma Healing Centre: a multi-location, large group private practice with locationsin Alberta and Manitoba, Canada.

Ashley brings forth nearly a decade of business experience and is passionate about supporting heart-centred practice owners in starting, growing, and scaling their businesses. Ashley was called to start her company after the tragic death of her father by suicide in 2010. It was the purpose she found through her healing that inspired the ‘WHY’ that drives her 7-figure company today. It brings Ashley great joy to support other heart-centred leaders in building successful practices that are aligned with both their business goals and their deepest calling.

Dr. Larry Beer

Dr. Beer is a licensed psychologist and professional counselor. He received his doctorate in counseling psychology from Western Michigan University (WMU) in 1986. He founded Child and Family Psychological Services (CFPS) in 1989 and grew the practice to about 50 practitioners prior to selling the business to Refresh Mental Health in 2020.

Dr Beer retired from CFPS in 2022. Currently, Dr. Beer is teaching one class in the graduate school at WMU and volunteering with disaster mental health with the American Red Cross.

Mark Strubler

Mark is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Michigan, where he lives with his wife, Diana, and two girls, Camille and Elise.

Mark owns a solo practice and focuses his efforts toward helping men heal from trauma and isolation to become comprehensive men.

Brittany Richmond

Brittany is a resident speaker and coach for The Speaker Lab. Brittany was a former school counselor turned youth mental health speaker 4 years ago.

She is a former student of The Speaker Lab and has been working for the company for 2.5 years now! She is a highly paid, sought out speaker in her industry and also loves helping people step into the speaking space and start their speaking business or scale their current one!

Brian Cooper

Brian Cooper is the owner of North Collective Counseling in Rochester, Michigan a suburb of Detroit. In his solo practice Brian specializes in working with couples, particularly those that are interracial or multi-cultural, helping them work through hurt, resentment, conflict and repair to find their way back to each other with greater connection, love and intimacy.

Brian also specializes in trauma counseling through EMDR therapy – helping teens and adults heal and move forward past emotional suffering and pain.

James Marland, MBA

James Marland, MBA has always been driven to create a business that would provide for his family and impact the world. Before founding Course Creation Studio James worked for over 20 years in management and administration in the mental health and social services field. James believes that anyone can use what they know to be the hero of their own story. That's why he Created The Beginner's Guide for Creating Knowledge Income.

His courses are designed to empower people to break free from the fear of failure and let go of the idea that others dictate their path. Through his courses, he hopes to help therapists and mental health professionals create freedom and security for themselves while making a massive impact in the world with their expert knowledge.

Valarie Harris

Valarie is a trauma therapist who built a million-dollar teaching practice in three years! She created the Intern Development Model, which provides strategies for developing student interns into competent, confident clinicians who become hungry, grateful hires who stay!

95% of her clinical staff were interns or new grads when she hired them! She's passionate about helping other practices raise value, revenue, and impact while pouring into the next generation of therapists!

Michael Ashford

Michael Ashford is the Director of Marketing at The Receptionist in Denver, Colo., and has spent the past decade building and leading marketing teams at companies large and small.

Prior to his career in marketing, Michael was an award-winning journalist after graduating from Kansas State University.

Adam Lewis Walker

Adam Lewis Walker is a former Olympic hopeful Pole vaulter, a 2-time best selling author and was named “Top 10 Dads in Podcasting” by Podcast Magazine. His top 1% podcast "Amplify Your Mission" has been running for 8 years with over 500 episodes.

Featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX Television. He speaks at places like The Hollywood Roosevelt, Original home of the Oscars, TEDx, and the United States Air Force Academy.

Adam helps entrepreneurs book their TEDx talk to skyrocket their impact through his TalkXcelerator method.

Ashley Funk, PsyD

Dr. Ashley Funk is the Owner and Founder of Paradise Psychology in Fort Worth, Texas.

As a Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Funk specializes in the treatment of trauma- and stressor-related disorders as well as anxiety disorders. She is also passionate about helping her clients improve their relationships through open, effective communication and healthy boundaries.

Dr. Funk is currently a member of Group Practice Launch, with plans to hire part-time administrative staff and clinical practitioners within the next six months.

Wendela Whitcomb Marsh

Wendela Whitcomb Marsh is the founder and CEO of Adult Autism Assessment & Services, a neurodiversity-affirming national online group practice.
Together with her team, many of them neurodivergent themselves, Dr. Marsh helps women, trans and nonbinary folk, and anyone who struggles with social and communication challenges, to find answers. Her team knows how to look behind the masks people wear and get to the truth.

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Marsh is an award-winning author who has written many books about autism, including Recognizing Autism in Women and Girls.

Carlotta M Slater

My name is Carlotta M. Slater MA LPC CADC, and I am a seasoned Clinical Therapist in Southeastern MI.

My passion for all people to have a desired quality of life attracted me to the field of mental health and being apart of the transformations have kept me here.

Beverley Boothe

Dr. Beverley Boothe is the President of Life Enrichment Counseling Center, Inc., and Marriage Healing Center, LLC., two group practices in Northern Virginia. Dr. Boothe has a Ph.D. from Regent University in Counseling and Psychological Studies specializing in Marriage and Family Ministry, a Master's Degree in Social Work from Howard University, and Bachelor's degree in Social Work and Psychology from York University. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Virginia.

Dr. Boothe currently specializes in providing therapy to adults and couples from a holistic perspective. Dr. Boothe has provided business coaching to clinicians and clinical supervision to MSW supervisees. She has provided workshops for adolescents, women, and couples in church and community settings.

Marta Hamilton

Martamaria Hamilton is a wellness professional with a multidisciplinary background including certifications as a Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor, Licensed Psychological Associate, yoga instructor, and holistic health practitioner with licensures in several states.

She has been an entrepreneur in telehealth since 2016 and has successfully opened and run a private and then group practice made up of a team of counselors, yoga instructors, and neuropsychologist.

Her latest venture, TeleWellness Hub, is a premium directory website designed for the modern wellness expert to authentically and easily showcase who they are, all that they do, and all of their digital content with clients and the wellness community in one hub in order to transform lives.

Nadyne Busichio

Nadyne is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing for over 15 years. She has a successful private practice in New Jersey where she focuses on working with couples.

Nadyne has completed the Level 3 Practicum in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Gottman’s Affair Recovery & Couple’s in Crisis Training, as well as EMDR training through the Trauma Institute.

She is extremely passionate about her work and is currently in the process of completing the requirements to become a Certified Gottman Therapist.

Andrew Burdette

Andrew founded Mindful Counseling PLLC in Asheville, NC shortly after completing his graduate program in clinical mental health counseling.

At the start of the pandemic, he pivoted to an online solo practice, and in 2022, began to grow a group practice. He most enjoys helping clients and colleagues identify what ignites their passions, and assisting them to create a life rooted in authenticity.

Andrew approaches his business development with alignment in mind, and enjoys the integration process connecting the many puzzle pieces and systems required to run a successful practice.

Kathleen Villagomez

First, a bit about me. I am a proud Chicana, born & raised in an agricultural and beach community on the Central Coast. I found my way to Southern California after obtaining my BA in Psychology in Northern California.
Shortly after arriving in Southern California, I began my career with the Department of Children & Family Service, and served as a Child Abuse Investigator and Services Worker.

Once I became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, my attention shifted to mental health. I continued to serve children and families impacted by child abuse and neglect. In 2014, two things happened almost simultaneously, I was transferred to a County-operated community mental health clinic, and I started my private practice.

I retired from my County service in August 2022 and am now focused on building my practice, which is centered on helping adults heal from trauma and break the cycles of child abuse and neglect.

LaToya Smith

LaToya is the owner of LCS Counseling and Consulting Agency, a group practice located in Fort Worth, TX. She firmly believes that people don't have to remain stuck in their pain or at the place where they became wounded. She encourages her clients to be active in their treatment and work towards their desired outcome.

LaToya launched STRONG WITNESS, which is a platform designed to connect, transform and heal through the power of storytelling. She also serves as a consultant with Practice of The Practice and helps therapists build solo and group practices, as well as develop their speaking and presentation skills through the power of storytelling.

Anne Burkart

I am a solo practitioner in Charlotte, NC. I am in the second year of owning my practice. I have completed the Gottman Level 3 training along with other Gottman training.

I see couples and individuals working through healing attachment wounds.


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