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Thank you so much for your comments about the practice building myths floating around in the acupuncture community. Time to squash ‘em!

You truly can create, build, and be whatever you want, this is YOUR LIFE. Don’t get caught up in someone else’s old school ways of thinking. Think radically to live a radical acupuncture dream life!

In our last article we covered how referring out patients can actually get more patients in your office and went over why it’s a hot mess that creates slippery slope if you don’t learn how to do this.

When you learn how to let go, how to trust, how to radiate, you are able to fill your practice with full price paying patients, build your dream practice, always have a full schedule, and never stress about money again!

You can have whatever you want, don’t sell yourself short!

Just like me, writing you this email from week 4 of a 6 week travel adventure because the dream practice I created allows me to travel often (I’m obsessed with travel!) and never have to worry about rebuilding my practice when I return. My patients can’t wait to see me again and my schedule is always full.

This is not an exaggeration. I walk my talk.  I’m blessed with living my dream life and running my acupuncture dream practice! Work life dream life!

And it’s not just me!  These radical techniques have now worked for hundreds of acupuncturists all around the globe!

Like Lana Moshkovich, of nirvananaturopathics.com located in Illinois. Lana says,

“I started practicing in December 2014.  I got some appointments, but I didn’t know how to retain my clients.  After taking Building A 6-Figure Acupuncture training course it became really clear what I needed to do and say to my new and established clients.  Just two months later in February 2015, I need more space and I’m already moving into a new office with reception area, 2 exam rooms and herbal room- all to myself. Excited!!!”

Or Mona Zekri, of akupunktur-zekri.com located in Germany! Mona say,

“I profited so much from the modules.  My new practice was a little slow, so I took Alyssa’s course and applied the information.  What happened?? My income TRIPLED in one month!!  But the best thing ever, after 51 years, I am finally doing what I love and what I am good at!  I am happy.”  

I love helping acupuncturist to create their dream practice and making a living doing what they love

Everyone deserves this. YOU deserve this. And with my help you can do this too. More on that later…

Now in the second of three unconventional and uncommon strategies to build a successful practice, that senior acupuncturists get wrong, I’m going to teach you how to build a 6-figure practice all out of a one room.

This is probably one of the top myths acupuncturists get in their heads. They see senior acupuncturists working 3, 4, even 6 rooms an hour! And they think this is what’s necessary to have a successful practice.

Now I’m not knocking it if you want to run that many rooms. I actually have a lot of respect for you because that takes a lot of Qi!

Everyone’s work life dream life is going to look different to them.

But what I am here to do is to disrupt the system. To get you thinking outside the box. To introduce you to cutting edge new ways to build your successful practice that actually work! And work very well.

I gauge how successful an acupuncturist is by how happy they are, not by how many patients they treat in a day.

Whether you’re treating five patients a day or fifty, the amount doesn’t make you any better of an acupuncturist. What matters is how do you define success in your practice and is this what you’ve created?

I want to know – are you happy? Is this the life you always dreamed of living? Is this the type of practice you visualized having? Are you making the amount of money you want to be making? Are you plugged into your happy place?

When you’re plugged into your happy place, living your ultimate work life dream life, not only is it beneficial to you, it’s also beneficial to your patients! A happy acupuncturist has the best patient healing mojo!

So I’m always going to introduce you to a wide range of options for creating your dream practice with one being how to (easily!) build a 6-figure acupuncture practice out of one room.

I use one room in my practice on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. I use two rooms on Wednesday nights but not to take any more patients, just to do the same amount of patients in a shorter amount of time. This is an option but I’ve personally found I enjoy treating one patient an hour out of one room the best, so that’s what I’ve stuck with in my dream practice.

Creating what you see as the greatest life for you is the key to using these strategies.

Acupuncturists are often unaware of the fact and surprised to hear that you can make 6-figures out of one room without working 24/7.

I’m here to open your mind and shift these limiting beliefs by sharing with you what I’ve done and now hundreds of acupuncturists around the world have done too.

Let’s get right into it!

I’m going to use myself as an example and show you how I easily make 6-figures out of one room.

Again I recommend you fine-tune my methods to suit you and your personality.

You are here to live YOUR dream life however that looks to you.

We’re going to do some reverse engineering!

Start with the end goal in mind, which is making $100,000.

As I’ve shared, I’m obsessed with travel so not being in office all the time is key to my work life dream life. Out of 52 weeks each year, I like to work only 40 of them. This leaves 3 months for travel – yes please, dream living! When I divide $100,000 by 40 weeks, I need to make $2,500 each of those weeks.

Each of those 40 weeks I enjoy having plenty of time for self-care, hobbies, and friends, so I like to work only 4 days a week. When I divide $2,500 by 4 days, I need to make $625 each of those days.

On each of those days I’ll take a maximum of 8 patients. When I divide $625 by 8 it’s $78.13 per patients. Which is WAY TOO LOW for your treatment price! But this is just an example of how easy it is to make 6-figures out of one room while living one’s dream life.

I think all acupuncturists should at least charge $100 for a follow up treatment. I charge $120. So when I divide $625 by $120 that means I need 5 patients a day.

I’ll recap on this awesomeness to be sure you are following me! To make $100,000 a year while working only 40 weeks per year, 4 days per week, out of one room, I need only 5 patients per day at my follow up rate of $120.

Of course some of my patients are new patients which means their rate is $180 and some days I have more than 5 patients (but I max out at 8 per day), so I have grossed between $120,000-$150,000 these past 4 years from my one room practice. All while traveling abundantly AND having plenty of time off each work week.

What makes this so awesome are the limitless possibilities this opens up for you as a one room practitioner happy acupuncturist person!

If you wanted to add more days per week or weeks per year you could make more money, or if you wanted to work one less day and several less weeks per year you could still make 6-figures!

Just use reverse engineering, think of how much you want to work, crunch some numbers, and get creative!

I’ve seen this work countless times for countless happy acupuncturists all around the globe!

One quick tip when creating your dream life – I recommend you are in office at least 3 days per week.

When you begin a new patient you need to treat them at least 2 times in the first 1-2 weeks. If you’re only open 2 days this leaves little room for scheduling. 3 days a week is a sweet spot, especially if one is a night shift, one is a day shift and another is a weekend day. This covers all the bases, gives your patients plenty of options without getting in the way of your work life dream life!

In the third of three unconventional and uncommon strategies that senior acupuncturists get wrong, I’m going to teach you one of the best way to build a successful practice – take regular vacations.

The topic everyone has been waiting for! We’ll dive deep into this one in our final article.

Now what I’d love to hear from you is this:

  1. When you do reverse engineering for your work life dream life what does it look like for you?
  2. How close are you now to having your dream practice and what’s the biggest challenge you have getting there?

Leave a comment right here and be as specific as possible.

This is your chance to connect with the acupuncture community and to connect with me!

So don’t be shy, comment now and I’ll write back! Let’s all help each other be the happiest acupuncturists we can be!  Because as we know, happiness heals.

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