- Her source of inspiration when she encounters challenges while working in private practice
- Her journey of “self-discovery” which helped her decide how to best direct her energy
- How becoming a mom affected both her schedule and recommendations to parents
- Her bold approach to marketing herself through word-of-mouth and Facebook
- Her belief that sole practitioners are CEOs and should act accordingly
Guest: Beata Wazny-Brooks, SLP
Beata had earned acceptance as a PhD candidate at the University of Alberta when she made a life-altering decision to pursue speech-language pathology in Texas. She has garnered experience in the schools, early intervention, and home health. Her affinity for working with adults transformed into a zealous pursuit of knowledge and experience to treat all speech-language diagnoses affecting children ages birth to 5.
Beata currently evaluates and treats clients in her private practice as the sole provider, and is seeking to increase her work schedule within the boundaries of her family’s needs.
Host: Jena 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).
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.
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