The Purple Couch’s Founder, Stacey Johnson, on Empowering Women through Identity Work
Hello Stacey – Please share a brief introduction about yourself and your business:
Stacey Johnson is a life-speaker, entrepreneur, hope-slinger, adventure seeker, and a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in experiential therapy and certified Daring Way, the work of Brené Brown. She owns her private counseling practice, The Purple Couch, where she empowers identity work and mental health for women, leading therapy retreats and women’s masterminds, as well as co-counseling couples with her husband, Chris. Stacey is the creator and life speaker on “The Girly Bliss” show, a podcast providing inspiration and hope for women, and @single_space, a ministry for single women. Her greatest accomplishment and joy in life is their 8 amazing children, 6 of which are adopted miracles!
What excites you about being an Entreprenista League member?
Connections and networking!
So Stacey, what made you take the leap to start your own business?
Fatih and Passion to do what I’m called to do!
What was your background prior to starting your own business?
Did you always know you wanted to be an entrepreneur?
How did you first get the word out about your business?
A lot of social media and word of mouth.
What is the biggest challenge you have encountered so far?
Getting connected to the right clients!
Stacey, what would you say is the accomplishment you are the proudest of to date?
Building a community of incredible women.
Do you believe in work/life balance? What are some of your best tips?
YES! Know your core values and plan fiercely, keep your word to yourself, and do lots of self-care.
What’s a piece of advice you can share that you wish you’d known when you first started your Entreprenista journey?
What have you achieved recently that you’d like to celebrate with our community?
I held my first GO GET HER CON in Dallas, TX!
What’s next for your business? What can we expect to see over the next few years?
Starting a 501C3 with my husband for a new Therapy Retreat Center on Lake Texoma