What we discuss:
- How she got into her career as an SLP after advice from a professor
- Her advice for someone who wants to do a private practice but is scared of failure
- Why she believes in hiring people who are excited to learn and the strategies she uses to retain employees
- Her plans for expanding and having a multidisciplinary approach
Guest: Carrie J. Hinnant, M.A., CCC-SLP, CAS
Carrie is a Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Autism Specialist, and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst student. Carrie attended The College of Charleston and earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology. While practicing as an ABA line therapist while pursuing her undergraduate degree, Carrie fell in love with patients who have special needs. Carrie received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from South Carolina State University.
Carrie is married to her loving husband, Chip, and loves raising her sweet, little girl, Charlotte. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, cooking, taking trips to Lake Keowee, and playing with her pups Ruxin and Millie.
Host: Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS, CCC-SLP,
Jena 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).
You’ll find her online in theSLP Private Practice Beginners Facebook Group and in her premium programs, The Start Your Private Practice System and the Grow Your Private Practice Coaching Program.
Jena lives in Boston, MA and is a wife and mama to two young boys.
If you’ve been thinking starting a private practice full-time or “on the side” I encourage you to sign up for my FREE TRAINING. I’ll make sure you know everything more in a free 60 minute presentation than you ever learned in grad school!