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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Tragedy to Triumph: Beth’s First 9 Months in Private Practice” with beth brady, m.s ccc-slp

What we discuss: How she got started as a speech-language pathologistWhat made her decide to start a private practice of her ownHow she overcame unexpectedly losing her business partnerWhat Beth’s been working on for her business to help expand her caseload​Guest: Beth Brady, MS CCC-SLPBeth is the co-founder of Talk Play Grow and the lead Speech Language Pathologist.  She started Talk Play Grow in 2019 with Michelle out of a love of working with children and because she felt p […]

5 Years and 50 Contractors: Luba’s Story with Luba Patlakh Kaplun, ms ccc-slp

What we discuss: How she transitioned from broadcast journalism to speech-language pathologyWhat made Luba decide to start her own practiceThe lessons she’s learned from growing her practice Transitioning into telepractice within a two day periodGuest: Luba Patlakh Kaplun, MS CCC-SLPLuba has been working with children for over 10 years. She is a certified Special Instructor (SI) & licensed Speech Language-Pathologist via the Pennsylvania Department of Education & Professio […]

Tami’s ‘Start’ Student Success Story: Tots, Trans Voice and now… Telepractice” with Tami teshima, MS ccc-slp

What we discuss: How Tami was laid off so she took it as a sign to start her own private practiceShe joined Start Your Private Practice and we recorded this episode on the anniversary of her first year in private practice.Tami loves working with young kids and also doing gender affirming voice and communication modification. Guest:  Tamiko “Tami” Teshima, M.A., CCC-SLPTami has worked with children ranging from preschoolers to high schoolers with a variety of needs including a […]

Reflections on Becky’s First Year of Private Practice with becky mcarthur, ccc-slp

What we discuss: How Becky got started in the SLP profession and what led her to the decision to start a private practiceWhat differences she’s noticed between SLPs in the U.S. and CanadaWhat she’s learned over the past year from having a private practiceHer experience with doing telepractice. Guest: Becky McArthur:I am a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario) and Western University (London, Ontario) as of 2015. Since graduating, I worked solely in private […]

Where Are They Now: Did They Open Five Clinics in Five Years? with Rene Robles and Cristina Ramos, CCC-SLP

What we discuss: ​How Rene and Christina ended up starting a private practice togetherWhat their 5-year business plan was and how their progress is at year 4How they’re handling the transition into teletherapy in the midst of coronavirusTheir plans going forward with opening their next clinic and weathering the stormGuests: Rene Robles & Cristina Ramos, SLPRene & Cristina are the owners and creators of Five Oaks. Our staff have been mentors, teachers and educators to new th […]

Choosing Her Own Adventure with Jeannette WashingtoN, M.Ed, SLP

What we discuss: Why Jeannette decided to go to the private practice route What the transition of being a private practice owner was like Why she learned how to code and how she’s integrated tech into her work as an SLP Her advice for people who want to get into speaking and publishingGuest: Jeannette Washington, CCC-SLPJeannette Washington, M.Ed is a graduate of our 2017 Java bootcamp. Since graduation, she’s been busy advocating for tech inclusivity, publ […]

“Just Jump In” and Other Advice After 19 Years of Practice with Ruth bass, ccc-slp

What we discuss: Her reasoning behind why she’s wanted to stay a small practiceHer advice on asking for help and hiring for the things you aren’t good atRuth’s tips for someone thinking about going down the road of private practiceHow she feels about starting small and taking baby stepsHow Ruth uses the concept of friend-raising to get more client referral​​Guest: Ruth Bass, CCC-SLPAfter completing graduate school and doing her fellowship in speech and language pathology, ​Ruth […]