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Success Story: Luke and Hollie Barber of HomeSpeechHome and Word Vault

There is wisdom in the saying “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” No matter how wise the saying may be, it can still be difficult to “lay a brick every hour.” The phrase itself is a reminder that it takes time to build something great. Whether it is a habit, your body, or your business. …

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From Major Setback to Full-Time Success: Tiffany Turner’s Speech Pathology Private Practice Success Story

Almost 2 years after graduating with my Master’s degree, I opened my private practice clinic, Swallowing and Neurological Rehabilitation, where I specialize in adult outpatient rehab services.  There are many pediatric clinics locally but very few adult providers in my area (actually, none outside of the hospitals and nursing homes). Helping with the rehab process …

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How Speech-Language Pathologist Jennifer Buck Harnessed Her Internal Drive and Competitive Spirit to Start Not One But TWO Private Practices

I started my private practice, Jabbermouths  Therapy, in Phoenix, Arizona in 2008 after seeing a need for more SLP’s with experience in pediatric dysphagia and medically fragile pediatrics in the community.  At the time I had worked for 7 years at a large children’s hospital in acute care.  Over the course of a year I slowly made the transition …

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Bilingual Speech Pathologist Considers a New Niche: Angela’s Success Story 

This guest post is from Angela C. Pierce of Waltham, MA You’ll find additional private practice success stories by clicking here. First I tried adding EI hours… After I graduated, I found a great organization to do my CF year. Like many CFs, I stayed with the place to continue my employment. To supplement my …

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Therapist, Private Practice Owner, Author and CD Producer: Melanie’s Success Story

This weeks guest post is from Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP of MyMunchBug ​“I am ready”Hmmm…what compelled me to leave a secure job at our community hospital and leap into the uncertainty of creating a private practice focused entirely on feeding disorders?   Blind faith – and that’s the truth.   After considering the possibility for about …

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From School Therapist to Private Practice Owner: Rhonda’s Story

This guest post is by Rhonda J. Banford, M.A.T., CCC-SLP of Tip of the Tongue Speech and Language, LLC “I was told I was not allowed to…”I had just decided to leave my dream job and open up a private practice.   Why, you might ask, would I be leaving my dream job?   For over a year, I …

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My Private Practice: An Interview with SLP Pamela Hass

Interview with Pamela Hass, MA CCC-SLP of Interactive Therapy, Inc Tell me a little bit about yourself and your area(s) of expertise.I have been a Speech Language Pathologist since 1979.   I have worked in acute care hospitals, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, client’s homes, preschools, daycare facilities, elementary, junior high and high schools throughout my career.   I have worked with …

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Fulfilling my dreams at the age of 25: Alissa’s Story

The following is a guest post by Alissa Holloway of Utah’s Communication Connection. To read more private practice success stories, click here. At the age of 25 I looked back on my relatively short life and felt fabulously fulfilled.   After finding an incredible husband, graduating with a masters degree in my dream profession, obtaining a …

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Private Speech Therapy on the Go – in Manhattan! 

The following is a guest post written by Stephanie Sigal, MA CCC-SLP of Say and Play Family What is it like to be an independent pediatric speech therapist treating children exclusively in their Manhattan homes?   Challenging, exciting, rewarding and certainly, exhausting.   I absolutely love my work.  I prefer providing therapy in children’s homes to working in …

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How The Founder of The Independent Clinician Got Her Very First Private Speech Therapy Client

The Question. His mother, looking overwhelmed said, “Do you treat private patients?” I took a breath. It was the question I had been waiting months to hear. “Yes, I do.” She exclaimed, “Wonderful! How much do you charge?” My head kept saying, ’100! 100! 100! 100!,’ but my mouth said, “I charge $80 per hour.”  And …

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