The Confidence You Need To Follow Your Dreams with Adrienne Fuller, ccc-slp


What we discuss: 

  • Her recommendations for entering and sustaining private practice fill books, with more to come
  • Her definition of private practice which may surprise potential practitioners
  • The benefits and obstacles she encountered as she branched out from her solo practice
  • The leap from working for someone else to your own private practice leading to more “control of your financial destiny”
  • Her networking ideas to ensure she stays connected to the small business community
  • Eye-opening brainstorming session on how different your path to success can be 

Guest: Adrienne Fuller, CCC-SLP
Adrienne Fuller is the Clinical Director and Owner of SpeechBuilders Speech and Language Therapy in Apopka, Florida.  She began her journey as a middle school teacher to students with learning disabilities, where she developed a desire to help children build a strong foundation for learning. She then went on to earn her Master’s Degree from the University of New Hampshire. For the past 15 years she has worked in many settings as a Speech-Language Pathologist including, schools, hospitals, skilled nursing facility and finally in private practice.  Adrienne is also the co-writer of the book, “Putting Your Dreams to Work, Keys to Setting Up Your Private Practice,” a how-to manual for opening a therapy practice. She is passionate about making all children from all backgrounds more confident in their speech, language and communication abilities. Today SpeechBuilders, LLC has more than 9 therapists and assistants that treat children in the Central Florida area.

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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