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Elements of a Successful Therapeutic Business : Workshop


TWO DAY WORKSHOP : Sat Oct 19 9am-3:30pm and Sunday Oct 20 9am-3:30pm

COST: $225 for non-members $150 for Athena Rising Members

Self-employed therapeutic practitioners have both a practice and a business. Many of us have great clinical skills but are challenged when it comes to setting up and maintaining a successful business.

In this class, we address business building from a therapeutic paradigm. We explore all the necessary parts of a healthy business container. We address ethics, dispel business myths, present methods for marketing with integrity and grace, and help you move past overwhelm and confusion into productive action and accountability.

You’ll create custom strategies for setting and meeting measurable goals that are meaningful to you. You’ll work through issues of money and worth, including how to set and raise your fees. You’ll explore your unique communication style, crafting a message that conveys your work to clients who will value it. You’ll learn how solid business boundaries enhance your clinical skills.

Because businesses thrive in community, we will be supporting one another using therapeutic presence, awareness exercises, and therapeutic touch to help us move beyond limiting beliefs and outdated mindsets and behavior.

You will have the opportunity to leave with an actionable plan to move your business forward.

HOSTED BY : Kate Mackinnon, Physical Therapist, and Robyn Scherr, massage therapist, have each been in business with thriving private practices for more than two decades. Kate is the author of From My Hands and Heart: Achieving Health and Balance with Craniosacral Therapy (Hay House). Robyn is the author of several articles on the skillful use of touch. With a long history of collaboration, Kate and Robyn are widely known in their field as skilled practitioners, presenters, and mentors. They created and hosted a popular online business class to support their fellow manual therapists. Kate and Robyn are passionate about empowering therapeutic professionals within their businesses because they recognize that when therapists have flourishing businesses, they’re better able to serve all the people around them, promoting more healthy and peaceful communities. They have created a platform called Touch Matters: deepening health and connection through skillful and compassionate touch. Find out more at

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