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

  • 24 Mar 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY │Department of Social Work & Social Ecology, 1898 Business Center Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92408
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“I Want to Start a Private Practice but....”

Sheralyn (Sherry) Shockey-Pope, LMFT


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. We lack 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 work. This presentation will provide practical tips to building a successful private practice and help you move past the mindset of fear.  


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


Sherry Shockey-Pope is co-owner of Central Counseling Services, a successful and vibrant group practice in Riverside specializing in trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, sexual abuse, domestic violence, marital relationships, and divorce counseling. At her practice, she supervises interns and associates, and she trains in a variety of areas including self-care, intimate partner violence and mental health for the 6 local Southern California counties. She is a member of PSI CHI National Honor Society and has been licensed since 2000.  Prior to this she worked as Chief Financial Officer of Kids Court & Counseling Center, a non-profit, and for Adoption Services, Riverside County Department of Public Social Services.   In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, swimming, and sailing.


Inland Empire Chapter of CAMFT is a CAMFT Approved CEU Provider Agency  Provider # 62278

CEU Hours: This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Certificates: Completion certificates will be awarded at the conclusion of the training and upon participant’s submission of his or her completed evaluation.

Refund Policy:  If a participant is unable to attend and notifies IE-CAMFT 24 hours in advance of the training, full reimbursement will be sent within ten (10) working days.

Grievance:  If any aspect of the training is not to the full satisfaction of any participant, please notify the coordinator, CEU committee chair, or another IE-CAMFT board member.  We hope to resolve any issue immediately on-site.  If not resolved, the full IE-CAMFT board will review and resolve the issue.

IE-CAMFT wishes all participants to have an excellent learning experience.  Please notify the coordinator or other board member if you need special accommodations.  If possible, call Garry Raley at (951) 640-5899 in advance

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