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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 […]

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How to Think Like a Business Owner: A Conversation with Theresa Richard and Jena Castro-casbon

Theresa Richard is a SLP, founder of Mobile FEES, the Medical SLP Collective and host of the Swallow Your Pride Podcast. Theresa and I have been friends for years and I had her on to have a conversation about business and our mindset as two successful business owners. We talk a lot about the analysis paralysis that many people face when starting their private practice and why you should just commit and do it. We also chat about why mistakes are a great learning experience, how now is a great tim […]

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Building His Empire: David’s Story

David Dean CCC-SLP is a private practitioner who has been building his practice with early intervention contracts through regional centers. He started his business after moving to California and is now working to build his empire. David explains what his work looks like on a day-to-day basis and how he’s structured his business for growth and flexibility. David and I are similar in that we both believe that there are enough clients to go around. I just love his abundance mindset and his attitu […]

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From Schools to SNFs to Her Own School Contracts: Meet Tamala Close, Founder of SLP Private Practice in Color

Tamala Close is a private practice owner and the founder of SLP Private Practice in Color. She got her start as a SLPA for a speech-language pathologist and decided to go back to school to pursue a path as a SLP.We talk about how she decided to start her private practice and what ultimately led her to start her community, SLP Private Practice in Color to help fill the void for practitioners of color who want additional education and resources to starting their own private practice.What we discus […]

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Growing Her Private Practice and Her Volunteer-Led International Parent Coaching Business – During a Global Pandemic: Amanda’s Story

Amanda Puentes is a private practitioner who is pursuing two dreams. She started her private practice to help with pediatric speech therapy and has also started an international program to provide access to speech therapy for people who might otherwise not be able to receive those services. She’s built a wonderful network of SLPs who are providing these services to people abroad who desperately need them and I just love her story.She shares how her early career as a travel speech-language path […]

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Lessons From the Beach

During a recent trip to the beach with my family, I had a few things running through my mind. As I saw how my two sons approached a scenario with a crab it really got me thinking. It reminded me so much of how people with different personality types take different approaches to build and grow their private practice. In this episode, I talk about this and how my webinar can help you on your journey of starting your private practice. What we discuss: How people with different personaliti […]

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16 Years and Growing in a Pandemic: Robyn’s Story

Robin Drothler is a private practitioner who has been growing her practice for over 16 years. Even in the midst of a pandemic, she has seen growth within her business, Advantage Speech Therapy Services. We talk about how she went from seeing private clients on the side to going full-fledged into running a private practice. She shares the referral sources that led to clients early on in her business and how she learned to navigate becoming a service provider for insurance companies. She also tell […]

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From 4 Kids on Fridays to 2 Locations and 40 Employees: Carrie’s Story

Carrie Hinnant became a private practice owner and in just 6 years in the business, she has grown her practice to two locations with over 40 employees. She went from serving just a few kids one day a week to now serving about 1,000 sessions per month with her team. We talk about how advice from a professor led her to this career and how a mishap at a practice she was working for led her to starting her practice. She talks about the need for adaption in this field, learning to wear many hats as a […]

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Where are they now? Kate Williams + Michelle Ogston

Kate Williams is back to share how her private practice has grown since we last spoke in early 2019. In this episode, Kate also brought on someone who works with her, Michelle Ogston. These two talk about the shift they made to a more holistic practice. Kate and Michelle discuss how they’ve diversified their services by adding in a life coaching aspect to further help their clients and their loved ones. They also talk about their move to a group setting and creating other systems for success t […]

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Growing Her Private Practice, Her Education Business and Her Impact: Jessie’s Story with jessie ginsburg, ms ccc-slp

What we discuss: What her early career as a speech-language pathologist was likeHer journey of building and growing her private practiceTheir process of finding their core values as a company and defining what they believe inHow she’s developed an education-based model to help serve cliniciansGuest: Jessie Ginsburg, M.S CCC-SLPJessie received her Master’s from Chapman University and her Bachelor’s from University of Redlands. ​Jessie created ASD from the Inside Out, an on […]

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