Take The Leap with Katie Carney, CCC-SLP


What we discuss: 

  • The “leap of faith” she took launching a private practice
  • Rising to the challenge of marketing herself despite her shy disposition
  • Balancing her ideal work life with her family needs
  • Her dedication to continuing education


Guest: Katie Carney, CCC-SLP
Katie has 10 years experience working as an SLP.  Katie has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings including: early intervention, outpatient clinic, school, hospital and skilled nursing facility.  In 2017, Katie decided to start her own business due to the demand for private speech therapy.  Katie lives in Oak Lawn with her husband and two children.  Katie is a graduate of St. Christina grammar school and Mother McAuley High School.  


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 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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