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Why SLPs Choose Private Practice (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)

I used to think that SLPs went into private practice because they were greedy and all about the money. I was so wrong, but does that ring true for you too?I realized quickly that’s not the case, and that is what we are talking about in this episode along with the shame and stigma around private practice being all about money.I am getting into the real reasons why SLPs choose private practice as their path!In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:The shame and stigma around private practice being al […]

Building a Successful Private Practice During the Pandemic: Calonda’s Story

Are you ready to hear a story about taking a leap of faith into private practice?A lot of people probably think that starting a private practice during a pandemic isn’t a good idea, but that is the opposite of how this story goes.I am talking all about this in today’s episode with Calonda Henry from Broad Horizons Speech Therapy.Calonda is the owner of Broad Horizons Speech Therapy, a certified Woman and Minority owned practice in the state of Florida. She specializes in early childhood lang […]

Marketing Secrets for Private Practitioners

Why do some private practitioners seem to get clients effortlessly while others struggle?It’s simple. If people don’t know about you, they can’t hire you.In today’s episode, I am talking all about marketing and why marketing is hard for most SLPs, but most importantly, what you can do about it.If you spend a little bit of money, you have potential to actually make a whole lot more, so I am providing you with some strategies and helping you with your marketing confidence in this episode.I […]

How Her Private Pay Practice Allows Tera Sumpter To Focus on Client Care and Employee Development

Are you interested in learning more about private pay only private practices?I get emails all the time from people who want to know if private pay only private practices are sustainable.I am talking all about this in today’s episode with Tera Sumpter from Seeds of Learning.​Tera Sumpter, M.A., CCC-SLP is the founder and Speech-Language Pathologist at Seeds of Learning, LLC where she specializes in executive functioning, literacy development, and other learning disabilities.  She is the […]

Break Through Imposter Syndrome and Build Your Private Practice

You are not an imposter, so why do you have imposter syndrome? This is one of the main things that stops SLPs from starting and growing private practices.I am talking all about this in today’s episode and giving you some strategies to break through it!You’ll learn what impostor syndrome is, why SLPs are so susceptible to it and most importantly, how to finally shake it off. In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:What imposter syndrome isQuestions you might ask yourself if you struggle with […]

Thinking Bigger with Crystal Sanford

What if you could create a private practice that served the population you’re passionate about and allowed you to serve as a consultant, author, speaker or parent education and empowerment coach?It is possible to do more and think bigger – personally and professionally!I am talking all about this today with my guest, Crystal Sanford, from Sanford Autism Consulting.Crystal has been in the field of Speech Therapy for 20 years. Her areas of experience include social language disorders, language/a […]

The Confidence You Need to Follow Your Dreams: Adrienne’s Story

Do you feel like you’re struggling with having the confidence to build a private practice? You might even have a private practice already and struggle with your confidence. I’m pulling one of the most popular episodes out of the archives this week to cover this topic because I think it is so important. Adrienne Fuller and I are talking all about having the confidence to follow your dreams. Adrienne Fuller M.S., CCC-SLP is the clinical director and Owner of SpeechBuilders Speech and Lan […]

The Story of Elan Hutchinson’s Private Practice Dream

Do you wonder how to have a private practice that serves both you and your community? Have you ever wondered what that looks like as an immigrant? This episode is going to cover both of those things.Today on the podcast, Elan Hutchinson is joining me to talk about having a successful private practice as an immigrant.Elan Jolee Hutchinson was born and raised in Nassau, Bahamas. She had the opportunity to attend undergraduate at Elmira College and graduate school at Howard University, so she moved […]

Helping Underserved Communities Locally and Abroad: Sandy’s Story

Do you dream bigger for your SLP business? This episode is full of inspiration and motivation for you to follow the dreams you have for your business.Today on the podcast, Sandy Dorsey is joining me to talk about her dream which is to serve underserved communities as an SLP, and how she is doing that.Sandy Dorsey is a global speech-language pathologist, advocate for special needs and diversity champion. ​For over 25 years, she has provided diagnostic and therapeutic speech therapy services to […]

Celebrating Milestones: The 100th Episode and My 40th Birthday

Are you ready to hear an exciting and reflective episode?Today on the podcast, we are talking about two major milestones: the 100th episode and my 40th birthday!From my very first episode to episodes that almost didn’t air and more, I am celebrating some of the biggest lessons I’ve learned since starting a podcast and recognizing some of the amazing guests that helped me get to where I am today. I am also covering what the future holds for the show.From there, I am sharing with you a recap of […]