A Program for Professionals by Professionals

What’s the 1st Year?

A program invested in supporting therapists in their first yearof practice: Brittany Davis, LMFT and Alex Gard, LMFT are devoted to bolstering the success of new counseling graduates. This program aims to bridge the gap experienced by most emerging therapists between education and practice. Focusing on professional developmentcareer buildingethical practice, and self-care, this program accompanies therapist interns through their first year and provides information, support, mentoring, and important resources to enhance success!

What is the format?

Each phase is presented in a live workshop with Brit and Alex. There will be the opportunity to attend workshops virtually, but we encourage you to attend live to get the most possible out of the material. Aside from workshops, and depending on your needs, there is the opportunity for more personalized mentoring to guide you through your first year. We will work with you to create the perfect program for YOU! We aim to get you all you need to know to make informed choices in your first year! Join us now.

1st Year Topics:

  • Phase 1:
  • Applying for Intern License (FREE!)
  • Supervision
  • Career Choices
  • Phase 2:
  • The Licensing Exam: What you Need to Know
  • Trust the Process: Stages of Professional Development
  • Agencies and Ethics
  • Phase 3:
  • Creating a Professional Support Network
  • Keeping it Together: Tips for the overloaded therapist
  • Grit: What it is and Why you need it
  • Phase 4:
  • Burn Out and Self Care
  • Begin Creating Your Brand as a Pre-Licensed Professional
  • Dying to Know More: Considering a Doctorate and/or Other Specializations

What is the cost?

The 1st Year is available to all recent Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling graduates for only $35.00 per workshop. Sign up before August 1 and receive a complementary newsletter and blog right to your email for FREE. To sign up email us at firstyeartherapy@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook to connect with us and get announcements about the dates of our upcoming workshops!
We are passionate about helping fellow professionals turn their training into thriving careers! We look forward to being a part of your success story!


The First Year




2419 E Commercial Blvd #203
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

9155 S Dadeland Blvd. Suite 1218
Miami, FL 33156

thrive.therapy44@gmail.com
(954) 391-5305 ext. 6

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