Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in mental wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Jennifer Browning, Owner and CEO of Family Counseling Services, located in Meridian, ID, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We are a community mental health agency serving individuals, couples, and families. The age range of our clients is from 4-110. We also have a program serving children who have been diagnosed with developmental disabilities.

Tell us about yourself

We have been in business since 2009. As a woman-owned business, we pride ourselves on work/life balance and are currently hiring for full-time positions starting at the bachelor's level.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Creating a successful and supportive staff work environment has been my biggest accomplishment.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

One of the most difficult things about being a business owner is making tough decisions, especially through times of things like COVID.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Make sure you have a good accountant.
  2. Make sure you have a good lawyer.
  3. Make sure you have a good colleague.

Where can people find you and your business?


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