Build a Private Practice Step by Step

We teach you how to start and grow an SLP or OT private practice so you can help more people, earn more money and live a life you live.


What We Do

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We help you start your practice the right way

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We help you grow your practice to your desired level

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We help you make more, work less and live a life you love

Why SLPs and OTs Choose Private Practice

More freedom

Make decisions that serve you and your clients

More fulfillment

Love your career again and watch burnout melt away

More flexiblity

Have the schedule you need for yourself and your family

More finances

Earn enough money to pay off, save up and have fun

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We work with Private Practitioners the Private Practice Journey

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Pick the Program That's Right for You

We offer different action-based learning programs to support all levels of private practitioners.

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level one

Start Your Private Practice

start your private practice on a solid foundation

6-month online program for total beginners

For SLPs & OTs who want to start seeing private clients

Unlimited access to beginner level curriculum

Built in accountability and progress tracking

Monthly group training with mentor team

Private peer community

10 PDH credits towards CEUs

Tax deductible business expense

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level two

Grow Your Private Practice

Grow Your Existing Practice In a Successful, Sustainable and Sellable Way

12-month Business Coaching Program for Private Practitioners

For Private Practitioners who want to Make More & Work Less

Custom Private Practice Growth Plan™

Daily Support from Coaching Team

Weekly Group Calls with Coaches

Unlimited Access to Business Skills Trainings Covering Finances, Marketing, Systems, Hiring, etc.

Private Growth-Focused Peer Community

18 PDH Credits Towards CEUs

Tax deductible business expense

We've helped create
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New to Private Practice?

get started with our free mini course for beginners

Learn how to work with private clients to help more people while earning more money.

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Program Founder

Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS CCC-SLP

creator of private practice school

Jena started her private practice “on the side” of her job when she was 26 years old because she had early career burnout. Friends kept asking her how she did it, so she created her company, The Independent Clinician to teach SLPs and OTs how to build their own lifestyle and traditional private practices.

Now she’s helped over 10,000 clinicians build successful and sustainable private practices through her programs available through Private Practice School. Jena is the author of The Path to Private Practice and host of The Private Practice Success Stories Podcast.

She lives outside of Boston, MA with her wife and two sons.

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What our students are saying


“Through The Start Your Private Practice Program, I was able to pay off $52k in debt and double my school SLP salary.

-Danni Augustine, SLP

Owner of Thrive Therapies


“I officially hit my max of 32 clients! My mind is completely blown away by how fast everything has happened. Thank you Jena Castro-Casbon for changing my life!

-Melissa Perez, SLP

Owner of Honey Bee Speech


I started Talkin’ Tots out of my trunk. 2 years later we have a 3 room office, SLP, SLPA, and an OT starting. This is gonna be a great year!

-Kaci Mead, SLP

Talking Tots