Working with Ideal Clients Outside of My School SLP Job with Dani Newcombe

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What if you had a chance to be your own boss and work with your ideal clients without quitting your job? That’s exactly what today’s guest, Dani Newcombe is here to talk about. 

When you work for someone else, they dictate your hours, your caseload, which clients you see, and your pay. I used to think of a private practice as a type of work setting, but now I see that it is a vehicle that can get you the freedom and pay you deserve. 

Think of it as a “choose your own adventure” opportunity! It can greatly increase both your income and impact if you want it to. Dani and I are discussing this and more specifically, how and why she works in both the school setting and private practice.

Dani Newcombe is a school and private practice SLP in Indiana. She graduated from Loma Linda University in 2018. She is currently on year 4 as an SLP. She owns her own practice, The Messy SLP, LLC and you can find her posting videos for comedic relief on Instagram @themessyslp

She is currently working on her clinical doctorate with an estimated graduation date of August 2022. Outside of being an SLP, Dani is planning a wedding for April 2022, enjoys being active, and loves playing with her pup.


In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:


  • The freedom that a private practice brings you
  • Why it’s easier to start than you think
  • Dani’s advice for anyone considering starting a private practice
  • Why it’s so beneficial to work with your ideal clients
  • Why it can help defeat burnout
  • How to price your services in your private practice

I hope this episode gave you the inspiration you need to take the leap and finally start the private practice you’ve been dreaming of. 

If you are ready to start your journey, I have you covered! Join our Free Private Practice Bootcamp that starts on January 17th! In 3 days, I will help you plan a private practice that’s perfect for you! You can join here: Plan Your Private Practice Free Bootcamp!

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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