Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School with Jennifer Agee, LCPC

Jennifer Agee, LCPC

Have you ever found yourself Googling something after a client left a session? We all have. Sh*t You Wish You Learned in Grad School aims to answer the Googlable questions we all have as both clinicians and private practice owners.Mental health care professionals know that after grad school our learning truly begins and never, ever ends. Together, let’s stay informed and up to date on anything and everything related to running a therapy practice. We go beyond theory and focus on what you need to know to be effective with clients and a solid private practice owner. This is a podcast for therapists in support of therapists. There is no topic off limits to explore as we grow as clinicians and business owners. Like.Subscribe.Share.Let’s dig in!

Episode 29: Psychotherapeutic Touch & Psychedelic Integration Therapy featuring Sabrina Santa Clara
Nov 2 2022
Episode 29: Psychotherapeutic Touch & Psychedelic Integration Therapy featuring Sabrina Santa Clara
Sabrina Santa Clara, LPC, R-DMT, CIFST, CPIT, RYT and I discuss the importance of training regarding touch in therapy. Touch can be so healing yet we receive little to no training on how to integrate physical touch in healthy and appropriate ways and how to document these interactions. Sabrina also discusses the healing power of Psychedelic Integration Therapy. Sabrina Santa Clara is a licensed Colorado Counselor and somatic psychotherapist, though she works internationally as an educator, trauma-informed transpersonal coach and spiritual midwife. She was a massage therapist for many years and earned her Master’s in Somatic Counseling Psychology from the Buddhist-influenced Naropa University. The dearth of touch training in her program led her to design her course on the Ethics and Fundamentals of Psychotherapeutic Touch™, a comprehensive Certification training on the use of Touch in Therapy. Sabrina is also a psychedelic integration therapist and has designed a training in Self Psychedelic Integration™ which she will be offering for the first time in London this summer. Self Psychedelic Integration combines Internal Family Systems, Harm Reduction Psychedelic Integration, somatic psychology, Creative and Expressive Arts and neo-shamanistic ritual. While this training is helpful for both clinicians and psychedelic sitters, it is aimed at making integration tools available to the solitary medicine journeyer.  Sabrina is kicker of boxes and breaker of meaningless rules, and a staunch advocate for adherence to rules rooted in sanity, care and high ethical standards. She is a bicultural, bilingual, gender-fluid, artist, poet and dancer who lives in the in-between spaces. She has an affinity for working with therapists and coaches, spiritual seekers, and people who experience themselves as “outside the norm.”OFFERS & HELPFUL LINKS:Sabrina’s websiteFree E-book "16 Skill to Help You Calm Down: Moving from freaked-out to Chilled-out”Counseling Community TikTokJennifer Agee coaching pageCounseling Community Facebook communityCounseling Community InstagramAlaskan Cruise: Experiential Therapeutic Intervention Training for Therapists June 3-10, 2023Portugal Marketing Retreat October 2-7, 2023
Episode 17: Simplified SEO for Therapists featuring Jessica Tappana
Aug 10 2022
Episode 17: Simplified SEO for Therapists featuring Jessica Tappana
During this episode, I talk with Jessica Tappana, LCSW (she/her) about the basics you need to know for SEO marketing. SEO can be so intimidating and Jessica explains how to integrate SEO into your website in a very clear way. I learned a lot from this episode. Jessica is the founder of Simplified SEO Consulting where she has a team that helps mental health professionals around the country do really in depth work on their website to improve SEO. Jessica believes we do our best work when we aren't worried about where the next client will come from and is on a mission to help empower therapists to be able to bring the best version of themselves to the therapy room.TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:SEO is giving clients what they are asking forEstablishing yourself as an expert to boost SEOTopical authority and empathy benefit SEOWriting copy that benefits SEOGoogle and SEO, what you need to knowPages and Blogs that drive SEOAdding links for SEOWhat is Google looking for?What is the biggest bang for your buck with SEO?OFFERS & HELPFUL LINKS:Jessica’s website offer 20% off all SEO DIY training using code JenniferCounseling Community TikTokJennifer Agee coaching pageCounseling Community Facebook communityCounseling Community InstagramAlaskan Cruise: Experiential Therapeutic Intervention Training for Therapists June 3-10, 2023Cabo, Mexico: Dreamer’s Retreat for Entrepreneurial Therapists October 6-8, 2022Barcelona, Spain: Private Practice Entrepreneurial Retreat April 24-29, 2023
Episode 16: Looking Within to Attract, Repel, Grow and Flow in Your Business, Featuring Ernesto Segismundo
Aug 3 2022
Episode 16: Looking Within to Attract, Repel, Grow and Flow in Your Business, Featuring Ernesto Segismundo
During this episode, I talk with Ernesto Segismundo (he/him) about the importance of being intention in how we attract, repel, grow and flow in our business. Understanding what we speak ourselves, what was spoken over us and out generational past’s influence on the work you do. Alignment with mind, body, soul and spirit is an important piece of both personal and business growth.Ernesto has an excellent reputation in the therapist community for creating community for therapists and helpers. Ernesto is a therapist, group practice owner, entrepreneur, and conference host. Ernesto hosts the Not Your Typical Psychotherapist conference and Foundations of Connection Summit hosted annually in Hawaii. Ernesto is a brilliant marketer and I learn from his work all the time.TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:Imposter SyndromeLaws of Attraction in BusinessGenerational and Past Experiences on our BusinessSubconscious Mind’s Role in Creating ChangeScarcity Mindset and Abundance and ShamingChanging Habits and Language to Change MindsetNeurolinguistics and Changing Mindset to Attract and RepelHonoring our Stories and Ancestors in our BusinessesOFFERS & HELPFUL LINKS:·       Ernesto’s CAV Academy (retreats) website    Ernesto Facebook    Counseling Community TikTok·       Jennifer Agee coaching page·       Counseling Community Facebook community·       Counseling Community Instagram·       Alaskan Cruise: Experiential Therapeutic Intervention Training for Therapists June 3-10, 2023·       Cabo, Mexico: Dreamer’s Retreat for Entrepreneurial Therapists October 6-8, 2022Bareclona, Spain: Private Practice Entrepreneurial Retreat April 24-29, 2023
Episode 15: This Stuff Makes My Brain Hurt! SEO, SEM, Marketing & Branding featuring Daniel Sanchez
Jul 27 2022
Episode 15: This Stuff Makes My Brain Hurt! SEO, SEM, Marketing & Branding featuring Daniel Sanchez
During this episode, I talk with Daniel Sanchez (he/him) about online marketing. You’ve heard of SEO (and maybe SEM) and I interview Daniel about all the things therapists need to know to understand the simple and cost-effective ways we can level up our online marketing. Daniel helps therapists create Brand Identity and to ensure that their digital footprint is creating traffic to their website and social media. Daniel develops a brand kit for therapists, offers website development, and ensures that there are solid SEO protocols for the therapists' online presence. Daniel is also an expert in Google Ad Words and is looking forward to helping therapists at the retreat with the practice tools they need to drive traffic to their website and other online profiles.TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:SEM vs SEOUsing Google My Business to increase traffic to your websiteHow to get top position on search enginesIs CPC – Cost Per Click worth the investment Pay to Play with GoogleBrand Marketing and Brand Design  - here are the essentialsRecent changes to Google algorithm and AI that effect SEOWhat must be included in your website to attract a new audience and drive traffic to your siteStrategies for therapists who want to be on social media and those who do notSocial Media content planningOFFERS & HELPFUL LINKS:·       Daniel’s website Marketing for Mental Health Professionals Facebook Page·       Jennifer Agee coaching page·       Counseling Community Facebook community·       Counseling Community Instagram·       Alaskan Cruise: Experiential Therapeutic Intervention Training for Therapists June 3-10, 2023·       Cabo, Mexico: Dreamer’s Retreat for Entrepreneurial Therapists October 6-8, 2022
Episode 14: What the heck is Neurofeedback? featuring Susan Dunaway
Jul 20 2022
Episode 14: What the heck is Neurofeedback? featuring Susan Dunaway
During this episode, I talk with Susan Dunaway (she/her), LCPC, BCN about Neurofeedback. It’s something we’ve all heard of, but don’t necessarily understand. I ask the questions we want to know! Susan has been a therapist for over 20 years and is the co-owner of Amend Neurocounseling. Amend specializes in neurofeedback, a tool that helps the brain regulate attention, mood, and energy. They combine neurofeedback with talk therapy, parenting work and couples work. Her clients deal with ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma and post-concussion symptoms. A large part of her practice also addresses screen-based issues in children and teens.Susan is also a sought-after speaker for educators, parents, and the general community on screen-related issues.TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:Neurofeedback is like physical therapy for the brain Biofeedback to NeurofeedbackMind vs Brain and Beta waves interaction and intersectionCan clients get off medication using neurofeedback?  Frequency of neurofeedback to be effectiveNeurotransmitters and your gutDiagnosis and areas that neurofeedback has a proven track record of successThe effect of viruses on the brainOFFERS & HELPFUL LINKS:·       Susan’s website ·       Jennifer Agee coaching page·       Counseling Community Facebook community·       Counseling Community Instagram·       Alaskan Cruise: Experiential Therapeutic Intervention Training for Therapists June 3-10, 2023·       Cabo, Mexico: Dreamer’s Retreat for Entrepreneurial Therapists October 6-8, 2022
Episode 13: Business, Neuropsychology and Optimizing Brain Health, Oh My! featuring Dr. Jenna Renfroe
Jul 13 2022
Episode 13: Business, Neuropsychology and Optimizing Brain Health, Oh My! featuring Dr. Jenna Renfroe
During this episode, I talk with Dr. Jenna Renfroe (she/her) about the importance of business ownership, neuropsychology and how to optimizing brain health. Jenna is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. She received her doctoral training at the University of Florida (Go Gators!) in Clinical and Health Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology and then completed an internship in Clinical Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology at the VA Boston Healthcare System, through Harvard Medical School and the Boston University School of Medicine. Jenna completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship with the Movement Disorders Center of Excellence at the Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Neurology, Division of Neurosciences. ​ She has specialized training in the neuroscience of emotion, anxiety, and mindfulness. Jenna has a heart for veterans and works extensively with active duty and veteran members of the United States Armed Forces. One of the highlights of her career is ongoing work with an interdisciplinary team of experts that teaches resiliency and leadership skills to active duty military leaders through the 360 Program. ​ Above all, Jenna has a passion for helping others and connecting to the human spirit. She is determined to help people care for themselves better in early to middle adulthood, to stave off the negative effects of emotional and physical illness and continue to thrive throughout their lifespan.TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:Baby steps in the beginning of business ownership – outsourcing and networking Authenticity and creating win-win networking relationship360 Program in working with Veterans What the heck is Neuropsychology and how can therapists work with these practitioners for the benefit of our clients Tips to optimize brain healthNeurotransmitters and your gutBenefits of diet, exercise and sleepOFFERS & HELPFUL LINKS:·       Jenna’s website ·       Jennifer Agee coaching page·       Counseling Community Facebook community·       Counseling Community Instagram·       Alaskan Cruise: Experiential Therapeutic Intervention Training for Therapists June 3-10, 2023·       Cabo, Mexico: Dreamer’s Retreat for Entrepreneurial Therapists October 6-8, 2022