Building a Small But Thriving Practice Focused on Literacy and Dyslexia with Heather Caska

Building a Small But Thriving Practice Focused on Literacy and Dyslexia with Heather Caska


Are you thinking about starting a private practice but want to keep it small? 

In this episode of Private Practice Success Stories, I sat down with Heather Caska who plans to do just that. She talks about her clinic space, how she gets clients, how she wants to stay small on purpose, and why growth doesn’t mean having a large practice. 

If you’ve been thinking about starting a private practice to serve a specific population, or if you want to see an example of a smaller but thriving private practice, you aren’t going to want to miss this episode. 

Heather is a certified speech-language pathologist and owner of HBC Language and Literacy. She has over 10 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist. Heather is also the President of the Arizona Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona and completed her Master’s in Clinical Speech-Language Pathology from Northern Arizona University. 

She has experience working with a variety of communication disorders; however, her true passion lies in working with children with dyslexia and their families and educating other SLPs on their role in early identification of dyslexia.


In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:

  • Heather’s SLP journey and why she decided to start her private practice
  • How Heather gets her clients
  • The transition from home health to a brick-and-mortar practice
  • Who Heather helps in her private practice and what she does for them
  • Why Heather decided to keep her private practice small 
  • How Heather keeps sight of what really matters and sets boundaries in her business
  • The other areas Heather wants to explore outside of clinical practice


I hope you enjoyed this conversation with Heather! Growth means different things to different people, and my goal for you and anyone in the Grow Your Private Practice program is to help you grow your private practice to a level that feels right for you. For many people, that means serving your community without overbooking your schedule. 

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Whether you want to start a private practice or grow your existing private practice, I can help you get the freedom, flexibility, fulfillment, and financial abundance that you deserve. Visit my website to learn more.


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