Jason is an inspiring therapist who sees 30-35 clients per week. After leaving a corporate job, he studied to become a therapist and then worked diligently to build a therapy practice seeing men primarily around relationship problems.
Jason has sought advice and invested time and money in educating himself about marketing and it has paid off. Jason shares how he uses his blog to attract clients via search engines and works with professionals in the community to get therapy client referrals.
NOTE: The minute markers below are for the audio, not for the video.
[1:12] – Jason says he started being a therapist when he was 6 years old.
[1:38] – After working in corporate America, Jason went to graduate school and studied psychology.
[2:35]- Jason built his therapy practice gradually by first working part time and then gradually transitioned into full-time private practice.
[4:51] – Jason talks about the myriad of needs he gets met by being a therapist in private practice.
[5:38] – Jason mentions that he sees 32-35 client hours per week and states he is fierce about his self-care when he is seeing so many clients.
[7:18] – Jason shares how he found his niche of working with men and how he focuses on a lot of issues that he had to overcome. He also discusses how he works with women who come to see him about the problems they are having with men they are in a relationship with.
[10:48] – Jason talks about his long term goals and his desire to hire more therapist clinicians to work on his private therapy practice.
[12:42]- Jason discusses the marketing tactics he has used online to build his practice and how he wants the best results. He, therefore, has invested money in getting the help he needs in building his practice.
17:42- Jason states that he felt terror for the first 2-3 years of building his business and the fears he had about money and his ability to succeed.
[22:10]- Jason describes how much he loves working for himself as a therapist.
[26:28]- Jason offers his advice to other therapists on building a counseling practice.
Bio – Jason Fierstein, Men’s Therapist
“As ‘the man that men will talk to,” Jason is the practice owner and therapist of Phoenix Men’s Counseling in Phoenix, Arizona. He works with men and couples helping them to achieve better mental health, happier relationships, and more fulfilling work lives.
He specializes working with men helping them with relationship issues that they struggle with and helps “nice guys,” (guys that can’t say no to others) become more assertive. You can visit Jason’s website at www.phoenixmenscounseling.
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