Speaking & Training

Linda can help you educate, entertain and inspire your members and staff in a highly memorable way.


Educate, Entertain and Inspire your Audiences

Keynote Speaking

Linda Lawless LMHC LMFT CGP, president and founder of PracticesMadePerfect delivers entertaining and provocative keynote speeches to professional associations, Mental Health service agencies and special interest groups. Linda's high-energy and high-content keynote speeches are sure to inspire and motivate staff and members. Linda's Keynote speeches are ideal for creating an atmosphere of optimism about the future.

Sample Topics

The following is a sample list of topics that will be customized for your group to achieve your goals. Keynote presentations typically last 45 to 60 minutes and may be followed by a question-and-answer session. (Additional topics can be developed, by request.)

  • Why You Must Create a Private Practice that is as Good for You as it is for Your Clients!
  • ReVisioning Psychotherapy - E.Therapy and Beyond
  • The Happy/Healthy Healer - Surviving Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
  • The Ethical Journey of the Wounded Healer

If you're looking for more in-depth, skills-based training, see PracticesMadePerfect's Training programs.

Training Programs

Training workshops are available for Two Day, One Full Day and Half Day depending on the needs of your group. If you want to be strategic in your conference planning, talk to me about a Needs Assessment for your group. Programs can be designed to fit a Professional Conference format or a Staff Retreat. Use PracticesMadePerfect Pre-Program Questionnaire

Some of Linda's most popular seminar topics include:

  • How to Build & Market Your Mental Health Practice
  • How to Get Referrals
  • Risk Proofing Your Professional Practice
  • The ABC's of Managed Care
  • Using the Internet to Enhance Your Practice
  • Authentic Marketing - Grow Yourself as you Grow Your Practice
  • The Top 10 Things To Do After You've Gotten Your License & Want To Build Your Own Private Practice

Quotes from Participants:

"Great down-to-earth, practical and honest information that helped with the what, who, where and how-to's"

"This was an Excellent workshop - very useful & informative."

"Excellent Presentation!! Has challenged me to do what I need to do to market my practice in a much better way than I have done up until now."

"This presentation was outstanding. Effective strategies to seek practice with HMO's."

Each workshop has components that can be used for shorter skill building workshops:

  • Creating Your Practices Consent for Treatment
  • Clinical Record Keeping
  • Before You Open the Doors - How to Prepare, Starting in Graduate School, for Private Practice
  • Creating Your Professional Mission Statement
  • The Mental Health Practice Marketing Plan
  • The Mental Health Practice Business Plan
  • Personal Organization and Self Management for the Professional Entrepreneur
  • Learning to Use the Internet Effectively
  • And more

Contact Information

Please contact me @:

Linda L Lawless LMHC LMFT CGP
PO Box 301, Benicia CA 94510

E.Mail: Linda@PracticesMadePerfect

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Office - Aboard the good ship LifeDancing at Slip E-232 in the Benicia Marina
Call - 415.356.9809
Postal Mail - PO Box 301, Benicia CA 94510