E46: How Nekia White went from charging $50 to charging $250 per session, DESPITE the craziness of 2020

In this episode, we are talking with Nekia White, a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker serving clients in Maryland, DC and Virginia. Nekia is going to talk about her experience starting her private practice, charging as low as $50 per session and how she came to the realization that she needed to make a change. 

Nekia is going to explain how she used the uncertainties of 2020 to make the changes she needed to ensure her family’s future. She is going to take us on her inspiring journey explaining the lessons and insights she gained that allowed her to take control and welcome the changes she longed to see in her life. 

Nekia’s story is a powerful one. She will talk about how you can move forward and take responsibility for YOUR practice, no matter what is happening in the world around you. 


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In this episode, Nekia will share:

  • Her experience transitioning from a “secure” 9-5 job to having her own private practice;
  • The internal shifts she had to make to be able to raise her prices from $50.00 per session to $250;
  • How having her second child influenced her fees;
  • The top 3 strategies you can use to charge premium fees no matter WHAT is going on in the world around you.

More about Nekia White

Nekia Y. White is a Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist who is the founder and owner of Thrive Counseling Teletherapy Services.  She serves individuals and couples in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

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