Dr. Candida Fink is a psychiatrist and author living in New Rochelle, NY. She’s built a busy private practice (primarily around child psychiatry and bipolar disorder), has written two books, and blogs at Psych Central. In this interview Candida talks why she became a psychiatrist, her advocacy work for children and families, and some recent changes in her field. You can get the show notes for this episode at http://julietaustin.com/bb71
Gabe Howard is a writer, speaker, and mental health activist based out of Columbus, Ohio. In this interview Gabe speaks about his own mental illness and how it was diagnosed in the emergency room. He talks about his recovery, his career as a writer and speaker, and how he balances his time as both an advocate and a business owner. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb70.
Charlie and Linda Bloom teach couples therapy classes together, using their long marriage and work relationship as both support and material for their classes. Charlie and Linda are both psychotherapists, based out of Santa Cruz, California. In this interview, the Blooms talk about working together, authenticity in relationship, and building a successful therapeutic business in a competitive market. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb69.
Sharon Martin is a licensed clinical social worker with a private psychotherapy practice in San Jose, California. She also writes, speaks, and contributes to the media on topics related to emotional health and relationships. In this interview Sharon talks about becoming a licensed social worker, keeping up a busy blog, and writing and marketing her eBooks. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb68.
Clinton Power is a relationship therapist based out of Sydney, Australia. He currently runs a private practice with two associates, focused on couples’ therapy. Clinton is also the founder of the online directory Australia Counselling, and co leads the Mind Body Training Institute with Juliet Austin. In this interview, Clinton discusses his life before becoming a therapist and how he has grown and maintained a successful private practice. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb67.
Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen is a therapist and founder of several therapy and training businesses. From her home in Baja, California, Rebecca sees intensive clients over several-day sessions and leads online trainings and supervisions for other therapists, utilizing the EFT method (emotionally focused therapy). In this interview, Rebecca talks about how she has grown her practice and online business, and offers insights to new therapists. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb66.
Dr. Arielle Schwartz is a psychologist based in Boulder, Colorado who specializes in EMDR and somatic therapy. She runs a busy private practice, keeps up a blog, teaches yoga, and has published a book on complex trauma. In this interview Arielle discusses how she built up her practice, how she balances her time, and her use of social media to advertise. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb65.
Dr. Robert Puff is a clinical psychologist based out of Orange County, California. He’s the author of 13 books and the host of The Happiness Podcast, a highly ranked self-help podcast. In this interview, Robert discusses how he built a successful practice in one of the wealthiest counties in the US, his strategies for staying passionate about his work, and how he has adapted his business model across a thirty-year career. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb64.
Melissa Ferrari is a couples’ therapist based out of Sydney, Australia. She runs a busy practice, holds weekend intensive sessions, hosts a radio show, and keeps up a popular Facebook page. In this interview, Melissa discusses how she became a psychotherapist, her approaches to marketing and social media, and how she balances her working life with her personal life. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb63.
Dr. David Grand is a psychotherapist and author based out of New York City. He developed brainspotting therapy and has built an organization dedicated to teaching this technique to other therapists and clients. In this interview, David talks about his business ethos, his private practice, and how the Brainspotting method has changed over the past decade. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb62.
David Emerson is a yoga instructor and former social worker based out Brookline, Massachusetts. He is the founder and director of Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Brookline Massachusetts, and teaches yoga to traumatized youth twice a week. In this interview, David talks about his work at the Trauma Center, the science behind yoga and trauma recovery, and the invitational style of trauma-sensitive yoga that he’s helped to create. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb61
Dr. Jonice Webb is a clinical psychologist and writer living in Lexington, Massachusetts. She’s one of the few psychologists who concentrates on emotional neglect in childhood. In this interview Jonice talks about building her private practice, blogging weekly at Psych Central, writing books, and leading online recovery courses. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb60.
Donald Altman is an international mindfulness trainer and speaker and a best-selling author. He’s also been a comic book writer, a psychotherapist, and a Buddhist monk. In this interview, Donald talks about writing, leading mindfulness workshops, and building a private practice. He offers tips on writing, publishing, and balancing a workload. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb59.
Dr. Stephanie Moulton Sarkis is a counselor, family mediator, and writer based out of Tampa, FL. In this interview she discusses her area of specialization, ADHD, and how she has built a successful practice around it. Stephanie offers tips on writing, networking, and maintaining a work-life balance. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb58.
Sarah Plummer Taylor is a counselor, yoga instructor, life coach, and ex-marine. In this interview Sarah discusses how she went from marine to yoga instructor and how she built up a successful practice based out of her home in Denver. She also talks about writing a book on resiliency using both research and personal narrative from her deployments to Iraq. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb57.
Dr. Stan Tatkin is a psychotherapist who works with couples. He and his wife founded the PACT Institute (Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy) which treats couples and trains other therapists in their active, psychobiological approach to conflict resolution. Dr. Tatkin also leads couples’ retreats, teaches at a CA state university, writes books, and speaks at conferences. In this episode of Businesses in Bloom, Stan explains how he came to be fascinated by couples therapy, and how he’s built a successful career around it. To get the show notes for this episode, you can go to http://www.julietaustin.com/bb56