I have owned and operated my own private practice since 2006.
In fact - just this week I celebrated my 9th anniversary. (How did I figure this out? People kept congratulating me on my work anniversary on LinkedIn - haha.)
Anyway, over the past nine years I have had successes and failures, mistakes and triumphs. Having my own speech therapy private practice became a dream of mine early in graduate school. I am proud of myself for starting it, keeping it going and working for myself and my clients on my own terms.