October 2020

Ditch Perfection and Start a Private Practice: Hilary’s Story

Hilary Frank is a private practitioner who started her business and has seen incredible successes over the past two years! In this episode, she gives her brilliant advice on ditching perfectionism while you grow your private practice. She chats about her journey from getting into this career path, her fellowship experience, why she got interested in private practice and how she made the decision to start her business, Chatterbugs. Hilary shares her biggest referral sources and how she stepped in […]

Private Practice is Like a Playground

I was at the playground with my kids when I noticed the correlation between the various play obstacles and how they relate to what private practitioners face.As you build your private practice, you’ll undoubtedly face challenges but as you weave through and navigate those you’ll become better equipped and ready to take on new ones that come your way.​In this episode, I am talking about the similarities between playgrounds and your private practice and sharing a few encouraging words for yo […]

Be Brave as You Navigate Your Career: Mattie’s Story

Mattie Murrey-Tegels is a medical speech-language pathologist, professor, podcaster and founder of Fresh SLP. She shares how she got started in this career when she decided to go back to school and follow in the footsteps of a family member who was a speech-language pathologist.​She and I talk about her own private practice and why she started Fresh SLP as a resource to help other speech-language pathologists get started in their careers. Mattie is very passionate about giving back and helping […]

From No Plan 5 years ago to Plans to Expand to Multiple Locations: Vanessa’s Story

Vanessa Anderson-Smith owns a private practice that has seen a lot of successes over the past few years in her business. You might recognize Vanessa’s because we featured her on the blog a few years back where we shared how she went from having zero plans to a 4-month waitlist for her services.In this episode, I caught up with her to hear about how her business has grown since then. She shares her advice for opening a successful private practice in a rural area and advice for people with type […]