Private Practice on the Homestead: Balancing Work and Family with Olivia Rae Jones

Private Practice on the Homestead: Balancing Work and Family with Olivia Rae Jones

Thinking about how starting a private practice could give you more flexibility and time with your family? 

In this episode of Private Practice Success Stories, I sat down with one of my students, Olivia Rae Jones, to talk about how she started her private practice on her homestead so that she could have more work-life balance. 

Olivia shares about her recent resignation from her job, where she gets her clients, the home office that she’s building is part of their recent renovation, and how she eventually wants to create a multidisciplinary clinic with multiple clinicians to serve her community locally.

Olivia Jones is a speech-language pathologist in rural south central Wisconsin. She earned her Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from Midwestern University – Downers Grove. 

Private practice was the dream from the very beginning. Olivia developed her experience in SNFs, acute care, adult and pediatric outpatient, inpatient rehab, and finally, schools before making the leap into her own practice just 6 years into her career.

Olivia is focused on growing Marigold Speech Pathology Services to a full-time career with the support of her family on her multigenerational homestead. 


In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:


  • When and why Olivia started thinking about private practice
  • What kept Olivia focused and driven during the Start program
  • The need that Olivia filled in her community and the clients she gets to serve now
  • The home office Olivia is building for her practice
  • What Olivia’s private practice has done for her family
  • The huge demand for speech services
  • Why it’s okay to grow slow or at the pace that’s comfortable for you
  • Olivia’s plan for growing her private practice 


I hope you enjoyed this conversation with Olivia! There are so many communities across the US where people simply don’t have access to therapy services. Even in big cities where there actually are private practices, many of them have waitlists, which means there aren’t enough providers. 

Olivia was able to scale from 0 to 20 clients and will have many more than that with the help of both the Start and Grow Your Private Practice programs!

Want to learn how to start a private practice – just like Olivia? Visit to learn how we can help you!

Whether you want to start a private practice or grow your existing private practice, I can help you get the freedom, flexibility, fulfillment, and financial abundance that you deserve. Visit my website to learn more.


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