Creating Balance and Joy Through Her Full-Time Private Practice with Kristin Beasley

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Are you ready to take your private practice full-time?

I know when you are first getting started, it can seem overwhelming to think about everything you need to do to get to that point. In this episode of Private Practice Success Stories, we are talking to one of my students, Kristin Beasley, who started her private practice and grew it from zero to 10 clients in one month!

She provided high-quality service to her clients and the referrals started rolling in. She took her private practice full-time and now enjoys much more balance and fulfillment than ever before.

Kristin has extensive experience in the field of Speech-Language Pathology, as she has worked in several settings, including public and private education, early intervention, pediatric and adult medical facilities, and clinic-based and home health settings. Kristin has experience in a multitude of speech, language, and feeding disorders, ranging from birth through adulthood. While the understanding, knowledge, and experience provide a foundation and basis for therapy, Kristin’s passion for families and relationships brings her skills to life. Kristin’s primary focus is the importance of building and growing relationships with her clients and families.

Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Arizona in 2003 and a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from Northwestern University in 2006. Kristin holds credentials with the American Speech and Hearing Association and is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Arizona.

Kristin lives in Arizona with her husband, three daughters, and two Goldendoodles. Hiking, traveling, and exploring new adventures are a few of Kristin’s favorite things.


In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:


  • Why Kristin almost left the field of speech pathology
  • How she decided to start a private practice
  • How referrals grew Kristin’s business quickly
  • What Kristin did to take her practice full-time
  • What Kristin’s business looks like now
  • How she utilizes different payers sources that send her referrals
  • Kristin’s mentality when her business faces a setback


I love that Kristin pointed out that there are seasons of life that are really hard and there are really beautiful seasons. Yes, starting a private practice can seem hard, but just think about how beautiful it will be when you reach your business goals. 

I have had so many students that have really impressed me and Kristin is one of them. She stands out as someone who keeps her eyes on the prize and does exactly what it takes to make it happen. 

If you are just starting out, the Start Your Private Practice Program is for you. If you have already started and are looking to grow your business, the Grow Your Private Practice program is what you need. 

I’m doing an upcoming training specifically for SLPs and OTs looking to shift into private practice full-time. Visit to fill out the quick form and get your invitation! 


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