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As you’re starting to grow your therapy practice, have you thought about whether you should have a client waitlist? 

Well in this first ‘Jane Explains’ episode, where I answer questions from listeners, I respond to Jo from Joanna Louise Therapy who asked about having a waiting list. 

There are certainly pros and cons for considering setting up a waiting list and how it will affect your practice.

But having a waiting list isn't quite as straightforward as it could first appear. So take a listen to this episode to talk you through if a client waitlist is the right thing for your practice. 


In this episode we explore:

  • The Pros of a waitlist and why this means your marketing is working  
  • And the Cons of a waitlist that will directly affect your potential clients   
  • How to set your boundaries to determine how many clients you actually want 
  • Actions you can take to keep a steady flow of clients 
  • 10 practical steps to take to manage a waiting list that focus on the needs of the client

Links to follow:

Grow Your Private Practice Membership

Episode 86 6 Ways to feel less alone as a therapist

Episode 87 How to turn inspiration into action

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Jane lives in beautiful Lincoln with her 2 boys and rescue dog. When she's not talking about herself in the third person, she's usually found with her feet up and eating Maltesers. Sometimes she even shares them with friends.