What we discuss:
- Robin’s story of what led her to the speech-language therapy field
- How the early intervention program helped her gain referrals
- Her experience of becoming a service provider for insurance companies
- What her private practice has been like during the pandemic
Guest: Robyn Drothler, M.ED. CCC-SLP & Owner
As the owner of ASTS, Inc., Robyn graduated from the College of Wooster in 1995 with an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Psychology. She then worked for 3 years in the Manatee County School District in Florida after which she graduated from Valdosta State University with a Masters in Education in May 2000.
During her three years in Gwinnett County, post graduate, she earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence while also simultaneously working for other private therapy companies on the side. ASTS was founded in 2002.
Robyn is an ASHA member and both nationally and state certified with continuing post graduate education courses to continue to develop her knowledge in the field.
Host: Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS, CCC-SLP
Jena is a private-practice consultant who has helped thousands of speech-language pathologists start and grow their own private practices through her company, The Independent Clinician. She has written articles for The ASHA Leader and Presented at ASHA Connect (2017).
You’ll find her online in theSLP Private Practice Beginners Facebook Group and in her premium programs, The Start Your Private Practice System and the Grow Your Private Practice Coaching Program.
Jena lives in Boston, MA and is a wife and mama to two young boys.
If you’ve been thinking starting a private practice full-time or “on the side” I encourage you to sign up for my FREE TRAINING. I’ll make sure you know everything more in a free 60 minute presentation than you ever learned in grad school!