Therapist Practice in a Box

  • Fri, September 28, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • RAP Foundation


Registration is closed

"I Want to Start a Private Practice but....”

Presented by:

Sheralyn (Sherry) Shockey-Pope, LMFT

September 28, 2018

9:00 to 11:00 AM

RAP Foundation

41550 Eclectic St, Room 103

Palm Desert, CA 92260

2 CEU’s Available

Light Refreshments Provided

Pre-Registration Prices:

CAMFT Licensed Members




Non-Licensed & Guests


At-the-Door Prices:

CAMFT Licensed Members




Non-Licensed & Guests


Course Description:

We spend a great amount of time learning how to become excellent therapists and we develop our skills set to deliver high-quality services.However, we are not taught how to develop or manage a business. Welack the resources and know-how to step out and create a business. We begin to doubt ourselves and our abilities, often settling for the safest route of agency or government work. This presentation will provide practical tips on how to building a successful private practice and help you move past the mindset of fear and disorganization. 


1.      Participants will learn that a therapist can make a good living in private practice.
2.      Participants will learn how to structure their workdays.
3.      Participants will learn website basics that every therapist should know.
4.      Participants will learn how to stand out in a crowded market and how to be seen.
5.      Participants will learn how to utilize social media without wasting time.
 6. Review ethical standards for social media marketing and business building.


1.      To learn how a therapist can thrive financially in private practice.
2.      To learn how to manage/maximize marketing, social media, and administrative tasks of your own business.
3. To grow business skills.
4.To grow confidence in the process of owning a business.


Sheralyn (Sherry) Shockey-Pope, LMFT created Therapist Practice in a Box, ( the graduate school program on business building that you never had.  This program is designed to help graduate students, associates and newly licensed therapists build the foundation for private practice. She coaches therapists that are ready to start their practice but do not know where to start. Additionally, Sherry  is co-owner and Chief Operation Officer of Central Counseling Services, a successful and vibrant group practice in Riverside and Murrieta. CCS services over 800 clients a month and they offer a variety of therapeutic programs. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, swimming, and

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) hours

of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or

LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral

Sciences. Completion certificates will be awarded for full

attendance of the event.

Course evaluations are required to obtain the completion


The Desert Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage Family Therapists (Provider #62275) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. The Desert Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for the course and its content.

[This venue is ADA acceptable.  If you have any special needs, please call
at least 7 days prior to the event.]

The Desert Chapter’s Refund, Grievance and ADA Policies are described under Events on the Chapter website at


Desert Chapter — California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (DESERT-CAMFT)
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