Sue Diamond Potts is an addiction and couples therapist in Vancouver, BC. In the interview, Sue talked about coming from a violent and alcoholic family, which led to her developing an addiction, and later to working in the areas of addiction and trauma. Sue has been in recovery for over 30 years and is passionate about her therapy work with couples and addiction.
Sue openly shares her experience of building her business over the years and her excitement about her latest projects. She now has several associates in her therapy practice. Sue also teaches and supervises therapists in couples therapy using the Developmental Model and is currently writing a book.
[1:52] She shares her story about her work focusing on trauma, addiction, and couples therapy.
[5:34] Sue states that she used to have a solo practice, but now has a company with associates.
[7:54] In addition to her practice, Sue teaches and supervises therapists in the developmental model I Vancouver.
[11:00] Sue shares her story about how she became a therapist.
[14:59] Sue shares how she started her practice in Vancouver.
[16:52] Sue talks about how she markets her business now, compared to when she first started her practice which was before the Internet existed.
[19:32] Sue discusses her coming book that she is currently writing.
[20:43] Sue mentions some campaigns she has done on Facebook, specifically a Valentines Day campaign that was very successful.
[24:27] Sue talks about the challenges she encounters being a therapist and running her business, and how she makes time for herself.
[35:37] Sue offers some great advice for others building a therapy practice or wellness business.
Bio – Sue Diamond Potts, M.A., R.C.C. Addictions & Couples Therapist, Vancouver, BC
Sue Diamond Potts, M.A., R.C.C., is the Founder & Director of the Good Life Therapy Centre which focuses on helping couples and individuals create loving relationships in the aftermath of addiction and trauma. She is an experienced therapist with over 25 years in the field and as a Certified Bader-Pearson Developmental Couples Therapist, she has been leading trainings in this model to therapists in Vancouver and internationally. She brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to her work and is compassionately committed to making a difference by inspiring others to overcome their difficulties and strive for happiness. You can find out more about Sue and her work at http://www.goodlifetherapy.ca
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