The Money Sessions Episode 5: What does it take to raise fees AND take on only clients who commit to weekly sessions?

By |2019-08-26T19:34:59-07:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Podcast: The Money Sessions|

^^ Click to Above to Listen to Episode ^^ In this episode of The Money Sessions, we are diving in deep with Olethea Pimenta. Olethea first heard me talk about therapists and money on a Simple Practice course and she raised her fees then and there, but she knew it wasn’t enough. She realized [...]

The Money Sessions Episode 4: From agency to insurance based practice to private pay practice

By |2019-04-16T10:35:18-07:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Podcast: The Money Sessions|

^^ Click to Above to Listen to Episode ^^ Despite her fears, Kelly Coté, LPC  realized it was time to leave her agency job to start her own private practice. She started out on insurance panels to ease the transition. It became clear to Kelly that if she really wanted to create a practice [...]

The Money Sessions Episode 3: From barely scraping by to $10k/month

By |2019-03-06T10:06:55-07:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: $$$, Podcast: The Money Sessions|

^^ Click to Above to Listen to Episode ^^ What would it take for a therapist to go from barely scraping by in a financially struggling practice, a marriage that is suffering as a result and feeling on the brink of failure to earning 10k/month and becoming the primary breadwinner, with a thriving marriage [...]

The Money Sessions Episode 2: From $80/session to $165 for individuals and $210 for couples

By |2019-03-06T08:25:39-07:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Podcast: The Money Sessions|

^^ Click to Above to Listen to Episode ^^ In this episode, we get to hear from New York based therapist Jelisha Gatling who went from barely making $500/month in private practice to having her first 6k month in less than a year - and that’s WITH taking a week and a half off [...]

New Podcast: The Money Sessions Coming Soon

By |2019-03-05T07:15:44-07:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Podcast: The Money Sessions|

Deep, thoughtful, raw, no bullshit conversations with real therapists who are in the midst of leaning into raising fees and making bank - all while working with the clients they are passionate about serving. In this podcast series, you will hear from therapists in private practice talking about: What it was really like to raise [...]

The Ivy Pay Challenge: $2000 PLUS in Free Card Processing Charges [Limited Time!]

By |2019-03-05T07:15:45-07:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: $$$|

You all know I’m totally down with depth-oriented psychoanalytic therapy. AND, you all know I’m 100% down with thinking about the ways money and fees are actually communications in treatment that help us get a deeper understanding of our client’s thoughts, beliefs and patterns. For example, when your client comes into therapy: 🤓 Did she come [...]

Too many Fucks

By |2019-03-05T07:15:45-07:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: $$$|

I have a friend who gives WAY too many fucks (you know who you are). In fact, his intellect knows that he gives too many fucks. He even sent me this article by Mark Manson that is all about giving less fucks. #sogood Here’s the thing, therapists give a whole bunch of fucks - waaaay [...]

Why I’m Spending Over $13,000 on Coaching this Year

By |2019-03-05T07:15:45-07:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: $$$|

Holy Smokes! I remember the first time I ever bought an online program. It was a doozy, too. I didn’t start with just a $47 program. Nope! I guess that’s not how I roll. My first investment in an online training program was a whopping $2,000. No joke. Before I made that purchase, I couldn’t [...]

Is Talking About Your Fees on Facebook Price-Fixing?

By |2019-03-05T07:15:45-07:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: $$$|

Have you ever noticed when the topic of therapist fees comes up in Facebook groups, especially when it’s related to raising fees or earning more, there is one person who jumps in, writes some random comment about “PRICE-FIXING” all in caps and then either ghosts hard core or pops in and makes enigmatic statements about [...]

The Problems Created by Credentialing with Health Insurance for Therapists, Their Clients, and the Field of Mental Health by Brianna D. Mann, PhD

By |2019-03-05T07:15:45-07:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: $$$|

Tiffany Note: The following article is a guest post from Brianna Mann, PhD first published here on There are many reasons therapists credential with insurance: 1) It’s what everyone does; 2) Doing so ensures a steady referral stream; 3) It provides access to care to a wider demographic; an opportunity to “give back”; 4) [...]