- Yvette’s first foray into private practice as an SLP conducting home visits
- The business mindset she developed over time to lead her to a vibrant practice
- Her advice to become board-certified which surprised her colleagues
- Her persistence in the presence of internal and external doubt
- Jena’s valuable opinion on why a slow and steady start to your private practice is the way to go
Guest: Yvette McCoy, MS CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Yvette McCoy is a Speech-Language Pathologist with over 25 years of experience specializing in adult neurological rehabilitation with a special interest in dysphagia. She owns Speak Well Solutions, LLC. , a private practice in Leonardtown, Maryland. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a board certified swallowing specialist (BCS-S), eleven time ACE Awardee, mentor and CFY supervisor. Yvette enjoys volunteering her time to advance the field and has served on several ASHA committees including the SIG 13 Editorial Review Committee and the ASHA Convention Swallowing Topic Committee.
Host: Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS CCC-SLP
Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS, CCC-SLP, is a private-practice consultant who has helped thousands of speech-language pathologists start and grow their own private practices through her company, The Independent Clinician. She has written articles for The ASHA Leader and Presented at ASHA Connect (2017).
Jena lives in Boston, MA and is a wife and mama to two young boys.
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