7 Mental Health Counselor Success Stories [2022]

7 Mental Health Counselor Success Stories [2022]
Become A Mental Health Counselor

A mental health counselor assesses and treats mental and emotional health disorders caused by relationship issues or life challenges.

According to World Health Organization, mental health conditions are increasing globally. Mental disorders involve a significant disturbance in thinking, emotional regulation, or behavior.

To become a mental health counselor, learn various psychotherapy skills so you can identify triggers and help patients to cope with negative emotions and reduce symptoms of mental disorder.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a mental health counselor:

1. Coping Skills for Kids ($240K/year)

Janine Halloran (from Massachusetts, USA) started Coping Skills for Kids almost 7 years ago.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Massachusetts, USA

Case Study

I’m Janine Halloran, and I’m a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been working with children, teens and their families for almost 20 years. I run a business called Coping Skills for Kids that I started a little over 3 years ago.

The business started out quite small, and now between book sales and e-commerce revenue, our gross sales are about 10k a month, which is quite exciting.

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2. Bloomy Lab ($480K/year)

Aleksandr Lanin (from Kyiv, Ukraine) started Bloomy Lab over 3 years ago.

Revenue
$40K / month
Team
3 founders / 19 employees
Location
Kyiv, Ukraine

Case Study

Hi, my name is Alex and I'm the founder of Bloomy Lab. Our company focuses on health and fitness, productivity and life quality improvement. We mostly develop our own products, by now the most popular of them are Restly, 2 Minute Habits, Jiju, Poof, and City Property. Some of our apps even became Product of the day on Product Hunt. Our team is not so big: 2 UI/UX designers, 1 motion designer, 5 developers, 2 product managers and me as both a strategist and a product owner. Oh, we've also found a UA manager not long ago. Despite that, we've created 20 apps in half a year and nothing's gonna stop us!

We've launched our products without any ads (working on it now), that’s why we've only reached 40,000 downloads. Our apps were totally free and without in-app purchases, as our main goal was idea verification. By now we only get around $1,000 per month as money-making wasn't our main focus earlier. I hope we'll update that info really soon though.

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3. EMDR Consulting ($1.8M/year)

Roy Kiessling (from Portland, OR, USA) started EMDR Consulting over 9 years ago.

Revenue
$150K / month
Team
1 founders / 8 employees

Case Study

Greetings, my name is Roy Kiessling, founder of EMDR Consulting, an international training organization specializing in teaching the EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) psychotherapy to master's level and above mental health professionals.

What started as a one-person training organization in 2013, has now grown to administrative staff of 5. a training team of over 20 trainers and 150 coaches. EMDR Consulting is now one of the largest EMDR training organizations in the United States, annually conducting over 150 EMDR basic training courses a year, teaching over 1500 mental health professionals how to integrate EMDR into their clinical practice.

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4. FailTell ($16.8K/year)

Swagat Mohanty (from Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India) started FailTell over 2 years ago.

Revenue
$1.4K / month
Team
2 founders / 6 employees

Case Study

Hello everyone! I am Swagat Mohanty. And I co-founded FailTell with Rahul Mohanty. Our online platform FailTell offers a wide range of services to help everyone overcome failures, conquer mental health & emotional challenges, strategize career and deal with everyday concerns for personal, emotional, and professional growth. Be it mental health support, uncertain career decisions, or just someone you want to talk to who could help you lead a more meaningful and happier life, FailTell offers a one-stop solution to redesign one’s personal and professional growth, with its wide range of services.

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5. Space To Be You ($96K/year)

Bryan Hunter (from London, UK) started Space To Be You over 2 years ago.

Revenue
$8K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees

Case Study

Space To Be You is mental health and holistic therapy center offering a range of wellbeing services in London, England.

Below we discuss the process of securing funding, business planning, starting up, and discuss what it was like to launch a face-to-face therapy business during a global pandemic…

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6. NeuroGym ($5M/year)

John Assaraf is one of the leading mindset and behavioral experts in the world. Top 3 Value Bombs: 1. We don’t sabotage ourselves. Our brain sabotages us. 2. If you keep focusing on ‘I’m stuck’, your brain goes ‘OK’ and keeps you in that stuck state. 3. We resist change not because we don’t want to grow, but because when the brain is experiencing change, it has mechanisms just like a thermostat that keeps the room temperature constant. Purchase John's book and get his FREE brain training audios - Sponsors: : Learn how to grow better by connecting your people, your customers, and your business at ! : Find the right employees for your workplace with ZipRecruiter, the #1 rated hiring site in the US, based on G2 ratings! Try it for free at ! : The first chat-based mobile payroll app designed for small businesses and startups! Visit to get your first 3 months free!

John Assaraf (from Remote) started NeuroGym ago.

Revenue
$417K / month

Case Study

John Assaraf is one of the leading mindset and behavioral experts in the world. Top 3 Value Bombs: 1. We don’t sabotage ourselves. Our brain sabotages us. 2. If you keep focusing on ‘I’m stuck’, your brain goes ‘OK’ and keeps you in that stuck state. 3. We resist change not because we don’t want to grow, but because when the brain is experiencing change, it has mechanisms just like a thermostat that keeps the room temperature constant. Purchase John's book and get his FREE brain training audios - Sponsors: : Learn how to grow better by connecting your people, your customers, and your business at ! : Find the right employees for your workplace with ZipRecruiter, the #1 rated hiring site in the US, based on G2 ratings! Try it for free at ! : The first chat-based mobile payroll app designed for small businesses and startups! Visit to get your first 3 months free!

7. Heights ($6M/year)

Dan Murray-Serter (from London, UK) started Heights almost 3 years ago.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
2 founders / 16 employees

Case Study

I’m Dan, and I’m the co-founder of Heights- a ‘braincare company’. WTF is braincare? Yes indeed, that’s what we thought too, which is why we set out not just to build a brand, but a whole category…and it’s starting to work.

Best of all - we’re one of the world’s few B Corps, so we know we are having a positive impact on the planet and society.

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