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Why Every Speech-Language Pathologist Should Have Multiple Streams of Income (and How to Start Your First!)

​​I want to talk about how having of Multiple Streams of Income as an SLP and how one piece of advice completely changed my life (and possibly yours!)Let’s go back to 2006.I had just completed my clinical fellowship at a prestigious rehabilitation hospital in Boston. One of my co-workers worked part-time. On the days she wasn’t working with me at the hospital, she was seeing her own clients in her small but in-demand private practice, she was an AAC consultant for a school system, she worked […]

The “Going Rate” for Private Speech Therapy Doesn’t Matter… and Here’s Why

“What is the going rate for private speech therapy services in my area?”​Every single day, someone asks that question in the SLP Private Practice Beginners Facebook Group.People are looking for a magic number. An easy answer.A shortcut.Sure, I’ve asked in parent FB groups what the going rate is for babysitters in my area… BUT THAT IS FOR BABYSITTERS!We are not babysitters! We are clinicians… with Master’s degrees!You should […]

Want to Start a Private Practice This Summer? Here Are 5 Things to Do Right Now

Summer is quickly approaching! Many children (and some adults) don’t have access to therapy services over the summer and seek out private practitioners to fill the gap.If you have considered treating your own private clients, summer is a excellent time to get started. There are several tips and strategies to maximize the chances of your private practice success this summer – and beyond! Without further ado, here are:  5 Things to Do Right Now If You Want to See Pr […]

How to Write a Business Plan for Your Speech Therapy Private Practice

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New Webinar: How to Start a Speech Therapy Private Practice

Announcing Our Brand New Online Training for Speech Therapy Private Practice Owners! Are you interested in learning how to start a speech therapy private practice but aren’t sure what to do first? Or have you started a speech therapy private practice but are worried you’ve missed a step? Both of these are common fears – …

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How Having a Niche Private Practice Can Take You From Struggling to Thriving

Private practices need clients in order to be successful. But most private practitioners don’t want to treat just anyone – they want to narrow their focus and so that they can serve their ideal client base.  ​But how do you find ideal clients to treat? How do you stand out against competitors and carve out …

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Results of the 2015 Independent Clinician Reader Survey

Every year, I like to survey my Independent Clinician readers to check the pulse on how people are doing with starting and growing their private therapy practices. I have a wide range of readers – from clinicians who are curious about private practice but haven’t taken action yet to clinicians with multiple locations of their …

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It’s Time to Declare Your Independence  and Start Your Private Practice

Nine years ago I took a big step: I saw my first private client.I was scared, terrified really. Having my own private practice had been a dream of mine for years and I was so proud of myself for finally having the courage to say say, “Yes.”After a few years of practice, I decided to turn what I learned about …

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