How do you eat an elephant (or start a counseling business)?
Pretty much...one bite at a time. Therapists encounter challenges just as every client does. Moving from full-time agency work to private practice, those feelings of self-doubt and other fears are creeping up for me just as they do for oh-so-many people I have treated over the years. At those times, I have to gently guide myself to pay attention to my thoughts, take my own advice, and trust in what I preach: failure is the spice of success. Trying again is bravery. Sticking with it despite obstacles is resilience. In the end, this will all be worth it.