How to Grow Fast in Private Practice with Colleen Wenner | FP 134

On this therapist podcast, Colleen Wenner talks about how to Grow Fast in Private Practice

Is one-on-one coaching a good investment of your time and money? Can your practice go from solo to staffed in under a year? Do you want accountability and help in scaling your group practice?

In this podcast episode, Whitney Owens speaks with Colleen Wenner about how to grow fast in private practice.

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Meet Colleen Wenner

A photo of Colleen Wenner is captured. She is the founder and owner of New Heights Counseling and Consulting. Colleen is featured on Faith in Practice, a therapist podcast.Colleen is the founder and owner of New Heights Counseling and Consulting in Fort Walton Beach, FL where she and her team provide individual and group counseling to the surrounding community.

Working with people throughout the years Colleen has found her ability to relate to young and old an asset. She is a Master Certified Addiction Professional, a Certified EMDR trauma specialist and currently a Consultant in training through EMDRIA.

Visit New Heights Counseling and Consulting and connect with them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Email Colleen at:

In This Podcast

  • Solo to six staff in under a year
  • Return on investment
  • Colleen’s tips to grow your practice quickly and effectively
  • Colleen’s advice to Christian counselors

Solo to six staff in under a year

After being part of Group Practice Launch, Colleen went from starting her business from scratch to managing a group practice with six staff members in under one year.

She hired interns, clinicians, and later, her husband as a life coach for clients. Now her practice is thriving.

Return on investment

Without a doubt [the investment has paid itself off]. From the beginning I knew that it would be an investment, and doing one-on-one [coaching] with [Whitney] … I knew that was a great way to start and to make that investment. (Colleen Wenner)

Even though investing in coaching and purchasing entry into a Mastermind is expensive, it is a direct investment into the success of your practice.

Since getting coaching from Whitney and having been part of the Mastermind, Colleen’s income has doubled since last November and tripled since last May.

Colleen’s tips to grow your practice quickly and effectively

I would say [to] do the individual consulting first because [Whitney] was laser-focused on where [I] was at and where [I] wanted to be, and [showed] me the next steps [I] needed to take. (Colleen Wenner)

  • Invest in getting high-quality one-on-one coaching
  • Purchase a ticket to join Mastermind groups
  • Be prepared to take risks because it can help you to land great rewards

Colleen’s advice to Christian counselors

Make decisions for yourself and your business based on your values and core beliefs.

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Meet Whitney Owens

Photo of Christian therapist Whitney Owens. Whitney helps other christian counselors grow faith based private practices!Whitney is a licensed professional counselor and owns a growing group practice in Savannah, Georgia. Along with a wealth of experience managing a practice, she also has an extensive history working in a variety of clinical and religious settings, allowing her to specialize in consulting for faith-based practices and those wanting to connect with religious organizations.

Knowing the pains and difficulties surrounding building a private practice, she started this podcast to help clinicians start, grow, and scale a faith-based practice. She has learned how to start and grow a successful practice that adheres to her own faith and values. And as a private practice consultant, she has helped many clinicians do the same.

Visit her website and listen to her podcast here. Connect on Instagram or join the Faith in Practice Facebook group. Email her at

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