51: SLPs Can Have a Private Practice Too with Jena From The Independent Clinician

private practice slp episode 51

Have you ever wondered what starting a private practice would be like, but you’re not sure where to even start? Do you dream about getting unstuck, expanding your career and taking control of your financial life? This is definitely the episode for you!

We are talking all about how to take control of your personal and financial life by starting a private practice with my guest, Jena Castro-Casbon, from The Independent Clinician.

Jena 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 Six Figure Private Practice Coaching Program. Jena lives in Boston, MA and is a wife and mama to two young boys.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:


  • Private practice myths
  • What you need in order to start
  • The cost to start a private practice
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • How to start with just a few clients on the side
  • Advice regarding business loans
  • How to be profitable from the beginning

private practice slp episode 51

Whether you are interested in starting a private practice on the side or taking one on full time, I know that you will find this episode with Jena informative and filled with helpful resources!

Tune in to hear common mistakes to avoid, the cost to start a private practice, insightful advice and access to freebies!

Joke of the Week:

Q: Where do snowmen keep their money?

A: Snowbanks

Resources Mentioned:

The Independent Clinician

Free 60-Minute Training

The Private Practice Roadmap

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Join Jena's Facebook Group for Private Practice Beginners 

The Start Your Private Practice System

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