Beyond the Hour¬ģ!¬†

A 90-Day Program to Expand Your Professional Practice and Income with Content Creation


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Early bird registration will begin Summer 2024 for the Fall Cohort.

Beyond the Hour¬ģ¬†is offered only ONCE per year.

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What if You Could...

  • Help more people in less time
  • Become a recognized expert without writing a book
  • Add more creativity and variety to your work week
  • and earn more money?

Are You Ready for the Future...

This course is right to you if one or more of the following apply to YOU!

  • You know the world is rapidly changing and want to be at the forefront--or at least not fall behind.
  • You want to be able to help more people in less time while making more money.
  •  Whether starting out or seasoned, you are ready to distinguish yourself as an expert to build your practice and design a career you love.
  • You desire to help those who need it most while being fairly compensated for your time.
  • You are ready to make money while you sleep with a passive source of income.
  • You are inspired to share your knowledge with people around the globe.
  • You are looking for more than one way to earn a living as a mental health professional to create a dynamic and vibrant career path.

Here's What's Possible

When You Learn to Earn Beyond the Hour¬ģ

  • Increase your hourly rate¬†because your clients receive more than one-on-one time with you.
  • Establish yourself as a recognized expert in days rather than years.
  • Earn¬†passive income¬†by creating a course once and then earn income for years to come without doing any additional work.
  • Become a leader in the area of¬†digital interventions,¬†¬†which research indicates can be¬†as effective¬†as one-on-one therapy.
  • Stop¬†paying¬†to advertise your business¬†because¬†your courses do the advertising for you while generating income.
  • Harness AI to increase your productivity.
  • Add variety and creativity to your work week to prevent burnout.¬†
  • Create a stable flow of income that enables you to weather economic ups and downs.
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Dr. Diane Gehart

I recorded my first online lecture in 2010 out of desperation. I had a busy conference schedule one semester, and students enrolled in my courses would miss too much if I didn't find a creative way to offer my lectures.

Those online lectures were a hit! Students loved the flexibility of listening to lectures on their schedule and the freedom to replay the lecture as often as needed to maximize their learning. Each person reported using the recorded lectures in ways that complimented their unique learning style and life schedule, and the improvements in student learning were measurable! After that, I created a YouTube channel where my online training videos have been viewed millions of times.

Up until 2020, I had imagined that online learning would be appropriate for learning factual content. However, when I was required to teach all of my courses successfully online during the pandemic, I discovered that I was wrong. Students often learned better online than in the classroom. Similarly, when I put my practice online, clients still felt connected to me, and we now had new resources to facilitate their growth and learning. Like the rest of the world, the pandemic taught us how effective online learning and therapy can be. 

In January 2021, I created the Therapy that Works Institute and have taught thousands of people through my online courses around the world. This has been the most rewarding professional experience of my career, which has included doing psychotherapy for 30 years, serving as a university faculty member for 25 years (currently at California State University, Northridge), authoring over 14 professional books (including Mastering Competences in Family Therapy, Theory and Treatment Planning in Counseling and Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness and Acceptance in Couple and Family Therapy), and presenting hundreds of presentations around the world. 

I cannot wait to teach you how fun and rewarding online courses can be!


Beyond the Hour¬ģ:

A 90-Day Program to Expand Your Professional Practice and Income with Content Creation


The first publicly available course to teach individual clinicians how to create digital interventions to expand their practice.

Take Your Career to the Next Level...

Have you been wondering if there was a better way to do what you love?

In this 90-day course, you will learn how to:

  • Share your knowledge and expertise more efficiently, enabling you to help more people in a shorter amount of time.
  • Design, record, create, and market online¬†content and/or that benefits both your one-on-one clients as well as the general public, creating unprecedented marketing opportunities in the field.
  • Use online content and/or courses to offer an entirely new approach to addressing mental health issues that save your clients money¬†while simultaneously¬†increasing your bottom line.¬†
  • Reorganize your time and energy in such a way that enables you to help more people more meaningfully in fewer hours per week.
  • Redefine your dream career as one that reaches around the globe, allowing you to work when, where, and how works best for YOU!

Harness the Power of A.I.

Achieve in 10 Minutes What Used to Take 10 Hours...

Learn how to ethically and legally harness A.I. to assist you in all stages of the content creation process:

  • Brainstorming titles and topics
  • Serving as a research assistant to help gather and synthesize data
  • Creating online course outlines and shells
  • Drafting marketing materials
  • Formatting and editing professional content, including presentation slides and social media posts
  • Proofreading and editing at all stages of the¬†creation process

Here's What You Get When You Enroll in Beyond the Hour¬ģ

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Sellable Product

Follow the program for 90 days, and you will have at least one sellable product by the end.

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Step-by-Step Instruction

Not tech savvy? No problem. You will receive step-by-step guidance each step of the way from business plan to sales.

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5-Minute per Day

Can't imagine how you will add this to your busy schedule? Learn a 5-minute time hack that gets results.

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Recognized Expertise

Learn how to establish yourself as a recognized expert by creating content without spending years writing a book.

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No-Fuss Marketing

Learn how online courses do the marketing for you. Save money, reduce stress, and grow your practice.

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Earn Passive Income

Create a passive stream of income that allows you to earn exponentially more than your hourly rate.

Transform Your Practice and Your 90 Days

In Beyond the Hour¬ģ, you will learn how to expand your practice by creating online psychoeducational¬†courses¬†and other content for your clients and the general public.¬†

The program includes a step-by-step guided process for creating and selling beautiful, engaging online content based on the knowledge you share daily with clients.

Choose to follow the content creation track that works best for you:

  • Starter Track:¬†Are you new to the field and/or content creation? If so, the Starter Track will rapidly develop your skillset and boost your confidence as you learn to create a Digital Intervention or start a YouTube/TikTok channel that you can use with clients to market and expand your practice and income.
  • Advanced Track: Do you already teach in a group or academic setting? Do you have a well-established expertise that you want to monetize? Are you a book author wanting to publish in a quickly shifting digital landscape? If so, take the Advanced Track option to quickly scale your business and generate new streams of income.

The Curriculum

Step 1: Setting the Stage for Success

Develop a realistic plan and budget that is doable for you

  • Create time in your schedule with mini-habits and schedule optimization
  • Identify the content and audience for your course
  • Find the best professional resources to enhance your course content¬†
  • Create a business plan and budget
  • Know the legal and ethical considerations

Step 2: Design and Record Content

Learn how to create content that distinguishes you as an expert 

  • Get step-by-step instructions for creating your first online¬†content/course
  • Learn how to harness artificial intelligence to brainstorm and rapidly create professional content.
  • Know how to distinguish yourself as an expert by providing professional knowledge
  • Design educational slides that enhance the learning experience
  • Learn cost-effective options for recording high-quality content
  • Protect your creation legally

Step 3: Create Engaging Online Content Delivery 

Learn the technical and aesthetic aspects of creating an engaging online learning experience

  • Select the online course hosting option that is right for you¬†
  • Create the online learning experience that is best for your audience
  • Pilot and trouble-shooting your course

Step 4: Creating the Website to Share and Sell Your Content

Design a webpage or other online forum to sell your course

  • Select the best website option for hosting your content
  • Learn strategies for creating a compelling webpage
  • Find media and resources

Step 5: Cost-Effective Ways to Market Your Content

Develop a marketing plan to sell your course to a worldwide audience

  • Learn free and cost-effective ways to market and share your¬†content
  • Explore the web-based, social media, and paid options
  • Understand the legal and ethical considerations when selling to your clients


In 90 days, you can have:

  • At least¬†one form of digital content¬†that you can use for marketing your practice and¬†dramatically¬†stand out from the competition
  • One or more online courses or other content that can be used to help¬†your clients¬†achieve their goals more rapidly
  • A¬†website¬†where you can sell your online psychoeducational course(s) to create a¬†passive stream of income
  • Recognition as an¬†expert and educator¬†in your area of specialty
  • An entirely¬†new stream of income¬†that can be used to¬†design a career path you love

BONUS Module for

New and Experienced Authors!

Have you wanted to write a book or article but didn't know how to get started and stay motivated?

If so, Beyond the Hour¬ģ¬†is for you too.¬†

  • Discover¬†how to use speed-writing techniques to write rapidly, no matter how busy you are.
  • Create a website¬†and social media posts¬†rich in content to promote your book.
  • Learn how to create an online course related to your book to help readers further their learning, generating additional income streams.
  • Explore options for legally and ethically using AI to support you in your writing and marketing efforts.
  • Master relationally based marketing that allows you to build authentic relationships with your audience that are a win/win for everyone.

Receive this FREE Bonus Module--worth $600--that shares Diane's secrets for writing over 14 books as a full-time professor with an active private practice and a busy single mother. If she can find time to write, so can YOU!


Private Practice Module!

Are you thinking about private practice?

Do you already have one?

In this bonus module, you will learn Dr. Gehart's secrets and tips for creating a thriving private practice, whether you are experienced or just thinking about it.

Receive budgeting spreadsheets, easy-marketing downloads, and practical suggestions to build a practice that enables you to reach your target market and provide a stable business model for your practice.

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Dana's Success Story...

I had an idea for an online course but had no idea where to begin. Just the thought of it was overwhelming.

I had been following Dr. Gehart’s lectures on YouTube as I had used one of her textbooks in school. When I saw she was offering a class on creating an online course, I felt that was my sign from the universe.

Dr. Gehart not only guided us through every step, she demystified the entire process by having us start to create our own course AS we were taking hers.

I went from overwhelmed to empowered in a matter of days.

I would not have had the courage to launch this course had it not been for taking Beyond the Hou¬ģ.¬†

Check out Dana's Course Navigating Your DNA Bombshell: From Shell Shock to Secure New Identity:

Sheena's Success Story... 

Using what she learned in Beyond the Hour¬ģ, Sheena Kaas, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington, created an online course for clients entitled "Emotions Made¬†Simple:¬†Learn Three Steps to Shift Your Mood and Reclaim Your Life."¬†

Check out her inspiring course here:

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Kari's Success Story... 

After almost 3 decades in the field, I was ready to start working smarter not harder. Diane's course has provided a clear path to this reality. By attending this course, I saved myself hours upon hours of time and money and gained the confidence necessary to launch a passive income digital product. The course has given me the information, tools, and support to succeed.

This Course Pays for Itself...and Then Pays Dividends for Years to Come!


The course quickly and easily pays for itself and then continues paying you for years to come. You can earn back your course tuition in multiple ways:

  • Selling online courses to your clients and the general public, creating a passive stream of income.
  • Increasing your hourly rate because you now offer your clients more than the typical 50-minute session.
  • Attracting new clients due to your increased credibility as an expert and through your clients spreading the word about your courses.
  • Reducing your need for marketing and consolidating your technology expenses.
  • Creating new opportunities to earn income with your demonstrated expertise through speaking and writing.
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Only Available Through this Course 

As part of the course, receive significant discounts of $300 or more* on Kajabi, the industry's most advanced and comprehensive online course platform that can save you $1,000s on websites, course hosting, and marketing each year. 

Note: Discounts may vary depending on offers available when individual students register.

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Total Value: $6,651

  • 6 hours of productivity and business planning to ensure real-world financial success, including worksheets, spreadsheets, and handouts. Value: $300
  • 4 hours of training on creating content that will distinguish you as an expert in the field, including practical instruction in using the field's literature and evidence base to establish credibility. Value: $200
  • 6 hours of step-by-step instructions on how to design and create¬†stunning online courses, including samples and templates.¬†Value $300
  • 8 hours on sharing and marketing your courses to a¬†global audience using low-cost and free marketing. Value: $600
  • 4 hours of training and demonstration for using multiple forms of artificial intelligence to help you quickly, ethically, and legally create content. Value $800
  • Proven formula to reduce business overhead so you can keep more of what you earn. Value: $400
  • Bonus Book-Writing Module for new and experienced authors to help you write, finish, and market your book. Value $600
  • Bonus Private Practice Module:¬†Learn simple and easy ways to build your private practice, including exclusive downloadable forms and spreadsheets. Value $800
  • 10 hours and 7 group coaching sessions¬†where you can get your questions answered in real-time with a leading expert. Value $1,200
  • Discounts on Online Course Platform Kajabi¬†available only through this course. Value $300
  • 18 Hours of Highly Quality Continuing Education.¬†Value $300
  • Bonus Course:¬†Impostor Syndrome: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know.¬†Value $69
  • Bonus for One-Payment: $200 one-time payment bonus plus 6¬†months of Clinician Connection that includes 36-hours of continuing education for LPCCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs, plus six monthly live sessions with Dr. Gehart. Value $782¬†
  • Joyfully creating passive streams of income that pay dividends for years to come...PRICELESS!

Total Value: $6,651

Your Total: $1,497*

*After average tax deduction, only $1,122! Check with your tax accountant to determine your personal tax savings!

14-Day Zero Risk Guarantee

There are enough risks in life, so we don't want this course to be another one. 

Try Beyond the Hour¬ģ¬†for 14 days. Simply complete all course requirements for the first two weeks, including watching the videos, doing the assignments, and attending the first two live events (or watching all pre-recorded video for the Early Bird Special), and we'll be happy to refund your purchase if you decide it is not for you. Refunds must be made in writing and will not be given after the first 14 days.

Note: If you purchase the program through PayPal Credit, the terms of the refund will be subject to this program's terms and conditions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is This the Right Course for Me?

This highly practical course teaches real-world skills that are increasingly necessary across the career spectrum and beyond:

  • Private Practice: Private practitioners will discover multiple ways to increase their income significantly, market their practice, establish themselves as an expert, and reduce the overhead costs of running their business.
  • Mental Health Agencies and Residential Setting: Mental health organizations will learn how to create more efficient and cost-effective methods for providing services in ways that clearly set themselves apart from the competition.
  • Graduate Students and New Professionals: Hybrid and digital interventions will likely be the dominant form of intervention over the course of your career, so it is critical that you learn to master these new methods as soon as possible. Furthermore, you are more likely to excel at creating these interventions, especially when compared do I say this nicely...your colleagues who were born in the last century!
  • Coaches, Medical and Other Professionals who Provide Valuable Knowledge: Although this course will focus on creating digital interventions in mental health, the fundamental principles and technology apply broadly to anyone who regularly provides professional, expert knowledge to their clients, patients, or customers. Professionals outside the field of mental health are welcome to join!
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Carine’s Success Story...

I have been coaching couples to manage their financial struggles through enhancing important money conversations since the pandemic. I wanted to reach more people through my course Financially Fit Couples -  I even worked with a few coaches!  I was given the marketing pieces without actually learning how to build a course. Diane's course provides a step by step approach and is exactly what I needed. I appreciate the ongoing support of Diane and the group. Truly a ton of useful information! 

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Raul's Success Story...

Dr. Gehart's dynamic teaching style motivates me to want to keep learning more a great teacher, mentor, and friend

When she is teaching, she takes the time to listen and be objective in her answers and tries to help you grasp the information more deeply.

If you are looking for ways to improve your clinical practice and be challenged to be a great clinician, then you need to purchase her materials.

I am very pleased with her teaching materials and level of commitment to her students.  

Tiffany's Success Story...


No matter what your learning style, age, or background, Dr. Gehart's teaching style meets you where you are!

Her courses are informative and clear yet without information overload!

Her courses have helped me to develop into a well-rounded and competent therapist. 

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Alan's Success Story...

Dr. Gehart’s engaging and well-organized lectures are presented with a personal touch making the material accessible, relevant, and practical.

Her enthusiasm for the topic and high level of expertise continue to make her online courses among the best I’ve taken.

Buck's Success Story...

Dr. Diane Gehart has the rare ability to blend the art and science of psychotherapy in highly effective and meaningful ways. She masterfully organizes and clarifies the complex and diverse theories and approaches to psychotherapy.

Her passion and expertise show up in well-organized texts and courses that are fun, engaging, and current with the most recent research and technology.

Dr. Gehart is a rock star in the MFT field – beloved and inspiring. 

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Beyond the Hour¬ģ:¬†

A 90-Day Program to Expand Your Professional Practice and Income with Online Courses for Your Clients and the General Public


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