“Walking Through Open Doors” with Erin Gaul, SLP


Erin Gaul, SLP started her private practice about two years ago. She was originally headed in the direction of Audiology, but with the guidance of a professor she realized that Speech-Pathology was her passion. Today, Erin primarily serves clients with Apraxia and those who are hard of hearing. Her journey has been shaped by positive relationships with her clients, and her bravery to walk through open doors and make the most of every opportunity.

Here’s What We Cover:

  • How she overcame the obstacles of a difficult work environment
  • How her positive relationships with her clients impacted her decision to start her private practice
  • The value of being open to opportunities and having the bravery to take the risk
  • Her passion to specialize in therapy for the hard of hearing and clients with apraxia
  • Her advice for those who are just beginning and continually growing their practice


Guest: Erin Gaul, MS CCC-SLP
Erin Gaul, MS CCC-SLP earned her Bachelors in Sociology/Deaf Studies at Rosemont College and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Gallaudet University where she concentrated in aural (re)habilitation for deaf/hard-of-hearing populations. While attending Gallaudet, she served as President for the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) and authored an article based on her experience in grad school called, “What we signed up for” for NSSLHA in the Loop Magazine. Erin was a presenter on speech reading at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.​ 
While Erin is a multi-faceted SLP, treating an array of populations, her primary areas of focus include aural (re)habilitation for Deaf/HOH children and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). 


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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