Establishing your own firm or practice is an incredibly daunting task. From myriad of legal and regulatory hurdles to the financial and career related risks, professionals who choose to start their own firm have to overcome so much and so we wanted to reach out to those who’ve done it successfully for advice, insight and stories.
Christy Maskeroni Price
Throughout the last 20 years or so in the wellness industry, my work has taken on a few different creative forms and ideas around health and wellness. Establishing an LLC, however, has been the hardest and also most gratifying. I didn’t have a lot of knowledge on how to do it or what I needed to do to start it. I just knew it is something I needed and wanted to do. Thankfully, there are a lot of free online resources to walk you thru the steps to start. I am also incredibly lucky to know so many entrepreneurs and business owners that were able to help me along the way. Read more>>
I first decided early on in my graduate training that one day I would set out with the intention to own a clinical counseling private practice. I knew I had a long road ahead of me, not only growing my skills as a psychotherapist, but also discovering what I needed to get started along that journey. For many of us as therapists, we are highly skilled and trained in providing clinical counseling services. As far as the business aspect of owning a counseling practice, not so much. Read more>>
After my Postpartum experience in 2003 and then in 2006. I knew that I wanted to bring awareness to this very stigmatized subject. My Desire to normalize Maternal Mental Health kept growing. I had no idea where to begin, so the 1st step was to reach out to hospitals and see what resources they had for mothers experiencing Postpartum Depression. I was amazed of how little resources were available and that not every hospital had a resource in house. Read more>>
When I moved to a new city I knew I had the opportunity to reinvent myself. I went in a whole new direction. I decided to create a magazine publishing business in a market that I knew was slightly behind the city I was moving from. I knew all I had to do was stay ahead of the trend there and I’d be cutting edge. The good news was I was right. The challenging news was I knew nothing about publishing. First, let me establish that my company was incredibly successful, so much so that I was eventually given a “key to the city” by the mayor and governor of the state. I became a big fish in a small pond. If I can do it, anyone can. Read more>>