Meet a School OT with a Growing Private Practice "On the Side" with Erin Zink

Meet a School OT with a Growing Private Practice “On the Side” with Erin Zink

It’s always a great idea to start your private practice while still working your regular job so that you have time to get things going before you jump all in.

In this episode of Private Practice Success Stories, I sat down with Erin Zink to talk about how she is growing her OT private practice on the side of her full-time job in the schools. 

Erin Zink is an occupational therapist and parent coach with a mission to support children and their families in their home environment through the use of play, sensory processing activities, co-regulation to self-regulation, developmental skills, and all things OT and FUN! 

As a pediatric therapist for 30 years now across many settings (hospitals, early intervention, school, and home) it is through HOPE that she wants to help children and families flourish and grow in connection, success, and independence. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a BS in Allied Health and Sciences (Occupational Therapy).  

 

In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:

 

  • How Erin got started with her private practice
  • Why the home environment is a great place for therapy
  • How Erin got her first clients
  • Networking tips
  • Why she grew her private practice on the side 
  • Why she doesn’t want to leave the school yet
  • The flexibility she gained with her private practice

 

I hope you found this episode inspirational. Erin is so thoughtful about how her private practice fits into her life and why she chooses to stay in schools while she grows her private practice. 

We have enjoyed supporting Erin through her journey and we would love to support you too! To learn more about the Programs we offer to help folks like Erin build successful private practices full-time or “on the side” please visit www.IndependentClinician.com.

 

Resources Mentioned: 

Visit Erin’s website: https://www.ot4hope.com/

Follow Erin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ot4hope/

 

Where We Can Connect: 

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Start Your Private Practice is our beginner-level program that covers how to set your practice up on a solid legal foundation and build your initial caseload of paying private clients.

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Grow Your Private Practice is our advanced program for SLPs and OTs with existing practices who want to #LevelUp and strategically grow their practices following a custom Private Practice Growth Plan to scale their income and impact.