Private Practice Director, Professor, Author AND Mom with Susannah Silvia, ccc-slp


What we discuss: 

  • How she discovered her passion for speech-language pathology in lieu of other helping professions
  • Her decision to pursue an ownership position within her first professional setting
  • Her commitment to developing multiple streams of income for multiple life-enhancing reasons
  • How another SLP helped her make her book publishing dream come true
  • How she transitioned from being a university guest speaker to an adjunct lecturer

Guest: Susannah Silvia, CCC-SLP
Susannah has over 13 years of pediatric experience in a variety of communication disorders. Susannah uses varied visual and tactile cues such as sign language, LAMP program, and Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS) to make learning speech and language easier. Susannah is also trained in Talk Tools, Kaufman Speech Praxis System, myofunctional therapy and SOS feeding approach and has implemented techniques for treating children with sensory-motor feeding and articulation disorders. 

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).

You’ll find her online in the SLP 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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