The Confident 6-figure Clinician: How to be Profitable in Private Practice While Being Your Authentic Self

  • Friday, November 18, 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM


  • If you are a current Bachelors or Masters-level student, and a member of MHCCF, you may register for this educational training under this category. MHCCF Student membership DOES NOT apply to Doctoral students who have completed their Masters degrees. Students are not applicable to receive CEUs, and if you are seeking CEU credit, you must update your membership-level to the appropriate status prior to registering for a MHCCF training. Thank you!

Program Information: 

Title: "The Confident 6-figure Clinician: How to be Profitable in Private Practice While Being Your Authentic Self"

Presenter: Dr. Cortina Louis, Ph.D., LMHC, LPC, CSE

Date: November 18, 2022

Live Event: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

(Announcements, virtual networking) 9:00 - 9:30 am

(Presentation) 9:30 - 10:30 am

*Your Zoom Link will be sent out at 8:30 am on the day of the event.*

Presentation Summary:

The Confident 6-figure Clinician: How to be profitable in Private Practice while being your authentic self was created to help clinicians show up as their authentic selves while creating the practice they desire. The training seeks to motivate clinicians to step outside of their comfort zone and take steps to be confident profitable business owners.

The ideal program participant:

• Clinicians interested in being profitable business owners. 

• Clinicians who want to learn how to bring personal passions and interests ethically into the therapy room. 

• Clinicians new to the field or individuals interested in private practice. 

• Clinicians looking to find their space or niche.’ 

• Clinicians wanting tools and tips on ways to diversify income streams.

• Clinicians wanting to learn how to operate outside of the normal realm of counseling. 

• Clinicians to navigate the isolating feel of private practice. 

• Clinicians who want additional tools to add to their existing practices • Clinicians experiencing burnout. 

Do you know who you are as a clinician? Do you know the reasons why you operate the way you do in therapeutic settings? Looking to increase profit margin while attracting the clients you desire to serve? If you answered yes to any of the following, then this training is for you. Designed and created for clinical professionals, The Confident 6-figure clinician will address the barriers that prevent most business owners from being as successful as they would like to be. Combing marketing 101 with various therapeutic orientations, The Confident Clinician will challenge clinicians to rethink the ways they view themselves and their private practice. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Address barriers preventing private practice owners from being as profitable as they would like. 

  2. Examine existing or develop new business boundaries within their practice. 

  3. Define client avatar and ways to generate name recognition. 

  4. Identify and implement passions into the work they do.

  5. Challenge limiting beliefs and replace them with actionable steps that create business growth and financial opportunities.

  6. Evaluate where they are in their practice and plans for the next two years.

  7. Create an elevator pitch that promotes you and what you do. 8. Discover the “real” clinician within 

Speaker Bio:  

Dr. Cortina Louis, Ph.D., LMHC, LPC, CSE, aka The Girlfriend Therapist™ is licensed in Florida, Georgia, Texas, & Wisconsin. Cortina is an EMDR-trained Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She is also an International Life Coach, Best Selling Author, Motivational Strategist, and Mentor who motivates people to win in every area of their life. Cortina completed both her Master's in Mental Health Counseling and her Bachelor's in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, she obtained a Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology, and she also holds a certificate in Women's Entrepreneurship which she received from Cornell University. Cortina started her career in sexual health education and overall wellness over 20 years ago. She has been providing professional counseling services since 2009, and she is the current MHCCF President.

Empowering individuals to become and be better individuals is a deeply held passion of hers. This passion was the springboard that caused her to launch Boundless Living Coaching, Counseling, & Consulting, a counseling and consulting firm aimed at helping individuals, organizations, and companies thrive and function at optimum potential. Since 2010, she has focused her attention and efforts on the field of inspiring change. As The Girlfriend Therapist™, she helps to dispel the myths of what it means to see a therapist. In 2020, she began to focus on social injustice and racially related issues that impact mental health and wellness. Because of this, she developed The NOIR Center for Intuitive Health & Counseling.  

Cortina has received numerous awards and has been recognized by professional peers, colleagues, and community organizations for her positive work with her patients, clients, and community. Her experience ranges from providing individual counseling sessions to speaking on conference stages in front of large audiences. Be it big or small; she motivates all. Cortina's therapeutic specialties include sex therapy, race-based trauma/stress, relationships, transitional challenges, and mood disturbances.

As the creative developer and visionary of The W.O.W. Effect®, she bridges the gap between people just living life. She helps them become individuals who can experience life on a deeper level. Cortina is a two-time cancer (Lymphoma) survivor and Lupus warrior; she has dedicated her life to helping individuals heal, motivating others, and encouraging clients to live as authentically as possible. She is an advocate for change and an activist in her own right. Having to fight for her life in ways many people would not understand, Cortina serves as a light to those who might be in dark, dull, or dim places. Her bubbly, outgoing personality makes it easy for anyone to connect with her and feel her genuineness and commitment to seeing and showing people how to win. Her motto is iWin|iWon|iWOW, which is something she encourages others to do as well. 

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