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Private Practice in Grad School

Did You Learn Anything About Private Practice in Grad School….?

Did you learn anything about private practice when you were in graduate school? If not, you’re not alone, and it’s not your fault that you don’t know anything about starting or growing a private practice. There are actually only two SLP grad programs that have a practicum, not even a full course in private practice… …

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Lessons I Learned from Business Leaders

Lessons I Learned from Business Leaders That Helped Me Be Successful in My Businesses

When I first started my career as a speech-language pathologist, I never thought I would own a business. I honestly used to think that business was boring… I only ever wanted to help people, and I didn’t think that becoming a business owner was the way to do that. You might think the same thing! …

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From CCC to LLC: Starting a Private Practice Out of Grad School with Ashley Perkins

From CCC to LLC: Starting a Private Practice Out of Grad School with Ashley Perkins

 Are you ready to take control over your professional, personal and financial life? My guest in this episode, Ashley Perkins, knew this was something she wanted even before finishing grad school! She knew that she wanted to be in business for herself because she wanted control over her time and the time that she …

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]