Why SLPs Choose Private Practice (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)


I used to think that SLPs went into private practice because they were greedy and all about the money. 

I was so wrong, but does that ring true for you too?

I realized quickly that’s not the case, and that is what we are talking about in this episode along with the shame and stigma around private practice being all about money.

I am getting into the real reasons why SLPs choose private practice as their path!

In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:

  • The shame and stigma around private practice being all about money
  • One of the main reasons SLPs choose this profession
  • Why waiting for a salary increase doesn’t have to be your story
  • How private practice can help you create what you want
  • The six F’s of why SLPs choose private practice

Do the reasons we talk about in this episode sound like ones that interest you too?

I would love to know which one of the F’s talked about in this episode is the one that drives you toward private practice the most.

Remember, it is okay to want more, but remember, if you want it, you have to go out there and create it. There are so many reasons why this can be the perfect path for you.

Head on over to www.startyourprivatepractice.com/waitlist for help starting your speech therapy private practice! The doors are only open for a few days, so don’t miss your chance!

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 www.independentclinician.com/ to learn more.

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Host: Jena H. Castro-Casbon, MS, CCC-SLP

Jena 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.

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