Intentional Private Practice: Kick Start Group Coaching

The only group coaching program for private practice launchers, builders, and re-purposers that uses YOUR UNIQUE VALUES to build an intentional private practice.

Welcome!  I’m Dr. Kim Dwyer and

Intentional Private Practice

 is my exclusive coaching and clinical consultation model!

I’ve been in private practice for over ten years, with over twenty years post Ph.D. “in the trenches” experience. I grew my practice from the ground up.  I’m the first to admit I made some mistakes along the way.  

At times, I believed there was something more I needed outside of myself to be successful–the next training, area of expertise, modality of treatment, etc.  I’m here to tell you… I was wrong. By reconnecting with my “why”, by understanding the needs of my ideal client population, and by using my unique set of values to direct every aspect of my business, I re-vitalized my practice and moved from bored and worried in a stale business to empowered and fulfilled in a financially thriving practice with room for my creativity and competency to flourish.

This experience of growing and revitalizing my practice led to my coaching and clinical consultation work through Intentional Private Practice.  My learning curve will be your secret weapon as I share what works and doesn’t work to market and grow a successful practice.

My goal whenever I’m coaching practice builders is to empower them to build the practice of their dreams.  Together we problem solve barriers, shift negative and limiting mindsets, and build accountability to get things done.

The Intentional Private Practice: Kick Start Group Coaching is eight weeks of dedicated focus on building your practice by shifting mindset, developing values-aligned marketing, exploring money issues, and gaining management competencies.

Sound good to you?  Let’s get started!

Want to hear more about the 4 “M”s from yours truly and explore if this group is right for you?  Watch my video to hear it straight from the horse’s mouth!


IPP: Kick Start is for you if...


You want to grow your practice, but you’re not sure how.


You’re tired of wasting time and money on marketing strategies that go no where and feel inauthentic.


You’re passionate about what you do, but not sure how to share it with the world.


Your practice is full, but you are emotionally depleted and perhaps not financially viable because it is not your ideal work.


You’re exhausted and burnt out from a practice that is serving everyone BUT you.


You’re ready to infuse your practice with your value system.


IPP: Kick Start is NOT for you if


You’re looking for one size fits all. Reality is, one size fits none in our industry.  Your practice needs to reflect your most important asset: YOU.  


You want someone to do it for you. IPP: Kick Start will give you all the guidance and support you need, but you’ll get the most from the group if you are prepared to dig in and do the work to grow your practice.  It’s not magic, and it’s not rocket science, but you will need to invest some time and energy and try new things.


You want a get rich quick strategy. Sorry, I wish I had that lottery ticket for you.  But I know from experience that if you put the work into developing your business, you won’t just have eventual cash flow, but you’ll have the sense of accomplishment and value that comes from putting your creation out into the world in a way that serves others.

What is included in  Intentional Private Practice: Kick Start Group?

Eight Weeks of Group Coaching

We’ll gather live through a video platform, but you’ll also have access to recordings if you can’t make a session. Everyone is encouraged and guaranteed a hot-seat coaching time slot, but if this isn’t for you, it’s not required.


Didactic Training and Q&A Sessions

We’ll explore the most common topics and barriers when it comes to setting up and growing a private practice.  Consultation geared towards your specific questions will allow you to implement your newfound knowledge! 

Marketing Magic

Want to move from schmoozy-schleaze marketing to values-aligned authentic connections?  Check.  We’ve got that covered.

Individual Support

Two-and-a-half hours of built in individual support, before, during, and after the group experience, to tailor the Kick Start to best meet your needs.

Coworking Sessions

Set aside this time to get your to-do list D.U.N.  We’ll work (virtually) side by side so you can stay on task and get immediate support as needed.

Accountability Partnerships

If you desire, you’ll be matched up with another group member for between session accountability and encouragement.

Private Group FaceBook Chat

We’ll have a platform just for the group where we can connect and answer questions or brainstorm between sessions.

Intentional Private Practice Workbook

A special bonus, this All-the-Things guide to private practice covers values, mindset, money, admin issues, paperwork, officing, branding, networking, marketing, and more.

Kick Start Group Coaching with BONUS

Intentional Private Practice Workbook!

An everything guide to mental health private practice, this thorough workbook is the culmination of my knowledge and experience in running a successful private practice.  This workbook will be the backbone of our group didactic training and serve as a reference for you long beyond our eight weeks together.

The Important Details

When do we meet?

We’ll meet virtually through a live video conference call.  While it’s challenging to schedule across time zones, the group will be at 1pm eastern/10am pacific on Fridays.  If you’re interested but this time doesn’t work, please let me know so I can consider your needs for future groups.

What is the Investment?

Group coaching is an investment in your business, and my goal is to provide you with great value that you can actualize as you grow your work.  The early bird enrollment cost for the group is $897, which increases to $997 after December 13.  $247 holds your spot and there is an optional payment plan to spread the cost over two additional payments, but it does increase overall cost slightly.  See the FAQs below for more info.

This all sounds great!  I’ve Got some Questions…

How do I know if it's right for ME?

Great question!  I want you to be excited for the group because it is a great fit for your needs, and I’ve designed it based on my experience running my own practice and coaching practice owners.  All group participants will complete an application that will help me to screen for fit.  If I think you’re a good fit but you’re not sure, you are welcome to move your 30 minute initial coaching session up, with no obiligation and no fee should you decide not to join the group.

How will I benefit from being a group member?

It’s hard to quantify exactly how your practice will benefit, and each group member will come into the group with specific, individualized goals.  If you show up and do the work, you will make considerable progress towards those goals and develop a plan to attain them.  Your goals may be financial, they may be emotional, and they almost certainly will be related to skill and knowledge attainment.  We’ve got that all covered.  And when you market a business that reflects what you are passionate about, to those people who are your ideal clients, in a way that honors your value and respects your boundaries, you will flourish both emotionally and financially.

What will the group cover?

We’ll spend our 8 weeks on four, 2-week units: mindset (including values), marketing, money, and management.  I’ve found these areas cover the major issues that practice owners face.  I’ll also tailor specific content to meet the needs of each group member, starting with your application and tailored through our initial 30 minute coaching call.  But don’t worry, if you need more individualized support, you’ll have a total of two hours of one-on-one coaching where we can cover any topics you choose, and of course we can chat through the Q&A, hot seat coaching, and FB group about any related topics.

What's the cost?

Individual coaching is a great way to make rapid gains in your business.  But I know that for fledgling practice owners, cash flow can be an issue.  That’s partially why I launched the Kick Start Group Coaching program–to provide access to knowledge and resources when you need it the most: early in your practice, when cash flow may be limited.  The inaugural group is priced at $997, which is less than a quarter of the price of my smallest individual coaching package.  And, sign up and reserve your spot by December 13, 2019, for the early bird price of just $897!  This is a huge savings and the ONLY time the group will be offered at this price point.

A non-refundable deposit of $247 holds your spot in the program.  The early bird balance of $650 is due by December 20, 2019.  If you prefer to pay in two installments, you may pay an additional $375 by December 20, 2019, and $375 by January 24, 2019.  For participants enrolling after November 30, 2019, balance of $750 is due by December 20, 2019, or two payments of $425 are due December 20, 2019 and January 20, 2020. Please note that the installment plans increase the overall price.

I want you to be fully satisfied with the group and invite you to chat with me at any time about how to make the experience just right for you.  Due to the nature of the group process, I cannot make any refunds should you choose not to continue or participate in the group once your spot is locked in.

When do we meet? And how?

We’ll meet through a live video feed (I’ll supply you with the link and talk you through the process before hand).  You’ll just need a computer or device with internet access.  Headphones and a microphone help but are not required.  Coaching, Q&A, and Training sessions will occur on Fridays beginning January 10, 2020, and wrapping up February 28, 2020.  Sessions will run for 75 minutes, starting at 1pm EST/noon CST/11am MST/10am PST.  Of course, you can access video replays of our sessions at your convenience through the group hosting portal.  The 75 minute format will allow for approximately 60 minutes of content/process and 15 minutes of questions/debriefing.  Four co-working sessions of one hour will be sprinkled throughout the 8 weeks at various times to take advantage of everyone’s schedules. 

Timing of a group that meets across time zones is tricky, and I know there isn’t a perfect time for everyone.  If you have a “day job” that interferes, my hope is that with advanced notice, you can schedule a lunch hour, mid-morning break, or personal time to coincide with our group time.  You are welcome to enjoy your meal while we chat! 

If you are unable to attend a few live sessions of need to leave early, that’s fine: you’ll catch up with the recordings.  But, if you cannot make ANY of the live sessions, this may not be the right group for you. I want you to be fully satisfied with the group experience and that means, well, being part of the group!  If the timing is wrong for you this time around, reach out and let me know and I’ll keep your info and scheduling considerations in mind for the next group.

In addition to the group sessions, you’ll have a 30 minute individual session to schedule with me prior to start up for goal setting, a one hour individual coaching session during the eight week experience, and a final hour individual coaching session to schedule within 60 days of finishing the group to further tailor the experience to your evolving needs. 

How do I get started?

Click Here or on any of the “apply now” buttons to fill out an application to be a member of my inaugural January-February 2020 group. Be sure to ask me any questions you may be having so we can make sure this is the perfect fit for you.  If we agree to move forward, I’ll send you out initial paperwork and your $247 deposit locks in your spot. Space is limited and, based on initial interest, I expect the group to sell out.  Act quickly if you know this is the right opportunity for you! 

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