Marketing Your Private Practice
When investing in the growth of your private practice, you want to be sure you make every marketing dollar count. Whether you are just starting your practice or are a seasoned practitioner, you know getting clients takes time and creativity. Join us for an informative program where our panelists will share their marketing successes and lessons learned along the way to developing thriving practices.
About the presenters:
Kristen Craren, LPC is based out of Clayton. She decided to jump right in to private practice after schooling and has quadrupled her business in the last three years. Two out of those three years, she was still working on full licensure. Kristen’s caseload consists of 90% complex family issues including divorce, couples counseling, and attachment trauma. She knows there is an unlimited amount of people who need her help and believes the better business owner you become, the more access to resources the community will have. Your good fit clients need you and Kristen wants to share her learning experiences with you to make your journey easier.
Kylie Dennis, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist specializing full-time in the treatment of eating disorders. Her private practice is a warm, supportive, personal alternative to large treatment centers. Her approach is to start with a careful evaluation and to respect that struggling with an eating disorder is an individual's attempt to cope. Together, she explores the meaning of the symptoms and works on finding healthier, more effective ways of handling stress, emotional pain, and relationship problems. Treatment options include individual, family, and group therapy. In addition, she offers consultation and training for professionals. For the public, she offer workshops and public speaking tailored to the needs of the client. She is committed to the Health at Every Size philosophy, and to promoting the equality of all human beings.
Linda Hermann, LPC has a varied history in the field of counseling, and of supervising newer counselors in the profession. Although currently in private practice for 15+ years, and teaching graduate level counseling students; she has previously worked in hospital settings, Employee Assistance Program hotlines, crisis hotlines, substance abuse treatment centers, and has managed a non-profit crisis agency as Executive Director.
In addition to her depth and breadth in the field of counseling, she also has experience on many different Boards, committees and panels over her career. She has been a board member on numerous non-profit boards: Psychotherapy St. Louis - President, Maryville College Alumni board, Logos School Advisory Board, Kids in the Middle, as well as Junior League boards in three different cities. She currently volunteers at her church supervising & training in a lay counseling ministry and assists with youth ministry. Linda’s undergraduate degree is in Marketing and Communications, a field she worked in for several years before becoming a counselor.