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2-Part Lunch & Learn on Private Practice Wellness Part 2: Financial Wellness in Private Practice

Event Date:

August 18, 2022

Event Time:

12:00 pm

This is a 2-Part Lunch & Learn series on Private Practice Wellness with Vanessa Newton, LCSW-S. To register for Part 1: Getting Started With Private Practice on July 21st, please go to

Workshop Description

Building a profitable and sustainable private practice is not something they teach you in grad school. You are putting a lot of energy and resources into building a business and you deserve to get paid, clients deserve high quality care and you don’t have to do it while becoming a martyr to your business. 

Led by Vanessa Newton (she/her/ella), LCSW-S, CDWF, EMDR-Trained, Owner of Colors of Austin Counseling and Brave and Well, we’ll discuss ways to build a profitable practice that honors the person in the therapist, builds in accessible care to clients and gives you the flexibility to diversify your income in an effort to reduce burnout. 

This 60-minute workshop will begin with an exploration of your own money story and how it may play out in your business so that you don’t grow resentful of the business you are investing so much into. Vanessa will share practical strategies for how she has gone on to save and ultimately launch her now 7 figure group practice and why paying yourself FIRST matters!


  1. Learn tools to unpack your own money story as a way to start exploring the inevitable question, “How much do I charge?”
  2. Learn the 5 key elements of the Profit First Model as a way to prioritize yourself in an effort to not grow resentful of your business.
  3. Identify alternative streams of revenue as a way to diversify your income.

About the Speaker

Vanessa Newton, LCSW-S is a first generation Latina and Entrepreneur. She is the Owner and Founder of Colors of Austin Counseling, a group practice in Austin, TX that provides mental health services to clients in the state of Texas. 

She created Brave and Well as a community for therapists seeking to launch or expand their private practice and believes in supporting clinicians in building businesses that are sustainable, profitable and values aligned.

She has spent over a decade working with teens, survivors of trauma, LatinX women and communities of culture. Her training in EMDR and the curriculum of Brené Brown has helped transform the way clients heal. 

She believes in removing barriers of access to mental health treatment for all and uplifting the future generation of therapists so that together we can decolonize mental health and business. 

To learn more about Vanessa and the services she offers, visit

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Event Schedule Details

  • August 18, 2022 12:00 pm   -   1:00 pm
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