Norman C. Dasenbrook, MS, LCPC is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has over 35+ years’ experience


Norman C. Dasenbrook, MS, LCPC is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has over 35+ years’ experience in the fields of mental health, consulting, teaching, business and alternative dispute resolution processes. Norm is Past President of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, served on the Governing Council for the Illinois Counseling Association and winner of the Distinguished Service Award.

He served as a consultant to the American Counseling Association on Private Practice Issues. He and Robert Walsh launched ACA’s Private Practice Initiative. He is a member of American Counseling Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Illinois Counseling Association and Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association.

Norm has been presenting his workshop, “Starting, Maintaining and Expanding a Successful Private Practice: Surviving or Thriving?” nationally for over 20 years. He has authored the leading book on private practice, “The Complete Guide to Private Practice for Licensed Mental Health Professionals”. Norm also provides practice consultation and coaching. (

Through his consulting company Crysand Consulting he serves as an organizational consultant, trainer and executive coach for improved performance and interpersonal skills for organizations. Norm is also co-author “Harnessing the Power of Conflict: Optimum Performance Through the Self-Mediation Method”, 1994, Crysand Press, “Harnessing the Power of Conflict: Business and Family”, 1997, Crysand Press and “Harnessing the Power of Conflict: Leading, Learning and Living”, 2003, Crysand Press, “After 40 Years in Therapy: What Have I learned” 2017 Crysand Press.

Norm has extensive experience consulting for, industry, healthcare and in business of private practice as a Clinician, Practice Owner, CEO, Clinical Director and Consultant.

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Essential Components of Starting & Expanding a Successful Private Practice: A Checklist


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Come learn the essential practical components to starting or expanding a successful private practice. You need to have a business mindset and a plan to do well.  This no-nonsense webinar will present tried and true practice building strategies to begin a practice from the ground up or expand a limited practice. Do it right the first time.


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Contact Information:

Norman C. Dasenbrook
5758 Elaine Dr. Suite B
Rockford, IL. 61108
Phone: 815-988-4115

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