All Things Private Practice Podcast

All Things Private Practice Podcast is where we dive deep into the gritty, unfiltered world of being a mental health entrepreneur and a private practice therapist. Join us as we explore the emotional roller coaster of small business ownership, tackling the raw and unapologetic aspects that often go unspoken. In each episode, we fearlessly dissect self-doubt, resilience, impostor syndrome, and paralyzing perfectionism.

Patrick Casale is an Autistic ADHD licensed clinical mental health therapist, group practice owner, coach, consultant, speaker, retreat host, and entrepreneur. He interviews industry experts to share their stories of resilience, and to offer "how-tos" to help support their entrepreneurial journeys.

This is the All Things Private Practice Podcast, where authenticity meets audacity, and the road to success is paved with resilience.

Health & Fitness
Episode 147: Redefining Neurodivergent Assessme...
Dive into the world of neurodivergent affirming assessments and the necessity for accessible, empathetic support for neurodivergent individuals.
39 min
Episode 146: Essential Tax and Business Structu...
I talk with Daniel Rowe, a CPA and tax attorney from Charlotte, North Carolina, as he shares invaluable insights into financial planning, bookkeeping, and business formation for mental health professionals and other service providers.
26 min
Episode 145: Writing a Love Letter to Humanity:...
In this episode, Patrick Casale and Candyce Anderson, LPC, private practice owner, TEDx speaker, and author, discuss the transformative power of therapy, emphasizing authenticity, vulnerability, and the importance of betting on oneself.
34 min
Episode 144: Enhancing Neurodiversity-Affirming...
In this episode, Patrick Casale talks with Molly Herold and Reese Ramponi about the essential practices for creating neurodiversity-affirming environments in retreat and event settings as well as in clinical spaces.
35 min
Episode 143: Revolutionizing Health Equity: Fun...
In this episode, Patrick Casale talks with Dr. Omolara Uwemedimo, co-founder of Strong Children Wellness and founder of Melanin in Medicine. They discuss empowering BIPOC clinicians, promoting health equity, and developing sustainable practices.
33 min
Episode 142: Redefine Workplace Culture: Priori...
In this episode, Patrick Casale and Dr. Mona Nour discuss the art of creating a sustainable and fulfilling business that aligns with your values while fostering a true sense of belonging.
39 min
Episode 141: The Journey to Private Practice: T...
In this episode, Jorge Fernandez and Patrick Casale discuss the importance of confronting fears and self-doubt to successfully transition into private practice, emphasizing the need to understand all aspects of business management. They highlight the value of autonomy, the inevitability of mistakes, and the significance of building solid relationships and a unique professional image.
29 min
Episode 140: Setting Boundaries and Finding Bal...
In this episode, Patrick Casale and Cameisha Brewer, a remarkable therapist, business coach, speaker, and author, delve into the world of private practice, therapy, and entrepreneurship.
31 min
Episode 139: The Impact of Racial Trauma and Th...
Dominique Pritchett shares her powerful experiences and insights on the impact of racial targeting, the importance of diversity and inclusion, and her journey as a motivational speaker and consultant.
35 min
Episode 138: Overcoming Adversity: Homelessness...
I spoke with Victoria James, a LCSW, psychotherapist, and anxiety and mindset expert, who overcame difficult odds to establish a thriving private practice dedicated to helping ambitious individuals navigate their mental health and entrepreneurial journeys.
22 min
Episode 137: Breaking the Status Quo: Success, ...
In this episode, Patrick Casale and Amanda Buduris, licensed psychologist and trauma therapist, and business and mindset coach for trauma therapists, dive into the real challenges and transformative practices for mental health professionals transitioning to private practice.
33 min
Episode 136: Behind the Scenes of Event Success...
In this episode, Patrick Casale and Steve Turney, Executive Director of the Mental Health Marketing Conference, share their insights into the world of event planning and the tremendous value it can bring to private practice and beyond.
38 min
Episode 135: Harnessing Storytelling for Authen...
In this episode, Patrick Casale and Jenn Fredette talk about the transformative power of storytelling in marketing for therapy practices.
34 min
Episode 134: Redefining Trauma Work Through Col...
In this episode, I speak Marjorie Jean, a trailblazing therapist who is reshaping the approach to mental health care by harnessing the power of community. We talk about the transformative potential of group healing and cultural awareness in therapy.
32 min
Episode 133: Life's Trials: Podcasting, Private...
Join Patrick Casale and special guest Gordon Brewer as they unpack the trials and triumphs of podcasting alongside candid revelations about life's personal hurdles.
33 min
Episode 132: From Therapist to Boss: Leadership...
In this episode, Patrick Casale talks with Lindsay Keisman about the intricacies of transitioning from a thriving therapist to an equally triumphant business owner.
37 min
Episode 131: Disclosure & Authenticity = Therap...
In this episode of the All Things Private Practice Podcast, host Patrick Casale and guest Sandtrice Russell underscore the critical importance of therapists embracing vulnerability and authenticity in their practice, particularly in creating a welcoming and relatable environment for clients from LGBTQ, neurodivergent, and BIPOC communities. They delve into the personal and societal challenges faced by these groups, advocating for a humanistic and genuine approach to therapy that fosters a strong therapist-client connection and a safe space for self-expression and healing.
31 min
Episode 130: How To Build & Sell A Thriving Gro...
In Episode 130 of the All Things Private Practice Podcast, Patrick Casale and guest Dan King explore the significance of building a positive culture and robust infrastructure in a group therapy practice to enhance growth, reduce clinician turnover, and improve patient care. They emphasize the benefits of strategic expansion, offering comprehensive services, and providing financial security to retain talent and maintain a supportive and connected environment.
29 min
Episode 129: BIPOC Queer Care: Building Affirma...
Patrick Casale and Dr. Antoine L. Crosby, psychologist and owner of Affirmative Spaces, delve into the nuanced journey of creating safe, affirmative spaces in mental health care for BIPOC queer individuals.
33 min
Episode 128: How To Successfully Grow + Sell Yo...
In this episode, host Patrick Casale is joined by Nicole McCance, a psychologist turned business coach for therapists scaling to a group practice. Nicole shares her journey of growing her private practice to 55 therapists and achieving multiple 7-figure years. She provides valuable insights on systemizing operations, building an effective team, and growing revenue.
25 min
Episode 127: Failure isn't Final: Failure is a ...
In this powerful episode, Leah shares her incredible personal narrative, starting from her initial desire to become a sex educator to her unexpected love affair with trauma work, stemming from her volunteer experience at the national suicide hotline. With her profound passion for supporting marginalized communities, Leah offers us a window into the dedication required to provide therapy and support for trauma and dissociation.
28 min
Episode 126: From Burnout to Breakthrough: Sell...
We're diving deep into the emotionally charged process of selling a group practice—a journey Gabrielle knows intimately, having successfully navigated this path herself. We'll explore the whirlwind of decisions, the impact of taxes, and the legal hurdles that come with such a pivotal move. As group practice owners, we often find ourselves entwined with our businesses, and today's conversation sheds light on that profound relationship. We discuss the emotional toll, the hidden challenges, and the societal perceptions that come with owning a mental health practice. It's about aligning your business with your personal values, understanding the financial truths, and managing the emotional strain.
41 min
Episode 125: When Life Hands You Lemons: Pivot ...
Together, we explore the challenges entrepreneurs face, from self-identity crises sparked by unexpected traumas to the common fears that test our resolve. We delve into the entrepreneurial process's trials, tribulations, and ultimate rewards, stressing the critical need for continuous adaptation, growth, and leadership in the pursuit of success. As we thread personal narratives with professional growth, Danica and I discuss how we utilize our experiences to assist therapists in enhancing their online visibility through SEO. We emphasize the ethos of Simplified SEO Consulting - empowering therapists to attract their ideal clients and reduce the risk of burnout, all while ensuring therapists don’t become reliant on external help.
33 min
Episode 124: Empowering Healthcare Providers: S...
In today's episode, host Patrick Casale is joined by Jessica Gulish to delve into the world of patient communication software in the mental health space. They shine the spotlight on Spruce Health, its modern phone system, secure messaging, and telemedicine services designed to facilitate secure communication for healthcare professionals. From the importance of HIPAA compliance to the impact of new SMS regulations on healthcare communication, they explore the challenges and benefits facing small businesses.
34 min
Episode 123: Ripping the Bandaid Off Hurts, But...
We're thrilled to bring you an incredibly powerful and moving episode on the All Things Private Practice Podcast, featuring our esteemed guest, Arielle Jordan. In episode 123, host Patrick Casale delves deep into candid conversations about grief, trauma, and resilience with Arielle, an experienced private practice owner, PhD candidate, and expert in EMDR therapy, PTSD, grief, and trauma.
48 min