5 Easy ways to give back to charity (without reducing your fees or working for free) with guest expert Sophia Giblin

032: 5 Easy ways to give back to charity (without reducing your fees or working for free)


One of the frustrating things about being a therapist in private practice is not being able to help everyone that needs it, including those that can’t afford to pay.

But thankfully there are other ways to give back without reducing your fees or working for free, as this can really hold you back when you want to attract paying clients of your own.

In this episode I have expert Sophia Giblin from Fundraising For Good join me to discuss different ways you can give back depending on the time and energy you have available. 

There are hundreds of thousands of charities out there who are always looking for support, and as trained counsellors, we are in a unique position to help in a few different ways that could even lead to you getting paid work.

We’ve started with the easiest things to do and moved up from there.

In this episode, we look at:

  • The disadvantages of offering unpaid work as a counsellor
  • Suggestions to give back depending on the time and energy you have available to you
  • How you are ideally placed to offer practical help and advice
  • How this can increase your visibility and grow your practice

There you go, some great tips about how you can both give back and raise your visibility as a private practitioner.

And if you're wondering how you can actually make these happen, then I have some fabulous news for you.

To go with this podcast Sophia and I have made a helpsheet to help you decide what is right for you, which you'll find below. 

But also, Sophia has generously offered listeners of The Grow Your Private Practice Show 50% off her Power Hour.

So book a Power Hour with Sophia to discuss ways in which you can support and collaborate with charities to help more people and get more visible. 

Full details and the coupon code are in the download, so grab it now.

And you can check out Sophia’s Fundraising for Good course here www.fundraisingforgood.co.uk

5 Easy ways to give back to charity

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5 Easy ways to give back to charity (without reducing your fees or working for free)

About Sophia

Sophia Giblin is the Award Winning Founder of Clear Sky Children's Charity, a Play & Creative Arts Therapy charity for children in the Thames Valley. 

Sophia set up the charity at the age of 23 with a minimal amount of experience and a big vision for change she wanted to see in the world!

As well as having a Masters in Play Therapy, Sophia also has a BA in Business Administration and combines her business acumen with her passion and experience in charity to help heart centred entrepreneurs deliver projects that make a difference in the world.

Sophia has been successfully fundraising for charitable causes for over 10 years now, raising over half a million pounds for charities that have a big impact on people’s lives.

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