I've always loved the saying:
You learn something new everyday
As a naturally curious person, I learn several new things a day.
I often say that if I won the lottery, I would love to spend my time traveling and taking adult education courses (especially courses on cooking and photography!)
I love learning new things just as much as I love watching other people learn new things.
I was recently talking to my friend Amanda...
who knew I had a private practice - but didn't know that I blogged and wrote books about it.
She said that she saw one of my articles while she was on Pinterest and read a few articles before realizing something.
She said, "I've always thought about having a private practice someday but never EVER thought about having one early in my career.
Until I learned about the option for part-time private practice, I thought that people were either "in private practice" or didn't have one at all. I had NO CLUE that treating clients "on the side" of a regular job counted as private practice.
In fact, according to the ASHA SLP 2015 Heath Care Survey, 64% of private practitioners work in private practice part-time. (MIND BLOWN.)
Did you have any idea that the number was that high?
Does this change you perspective on what can be done?
and the biggest myth of all...
Jena H. Casbon, MS CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and private practice consultant. She started her own speech therapy private practice in 2006. She is the founder of The Independent Clinician and author of The Guide to Private Patients and The Guide to Creating a Web Presence for Your Private Practice. Since 2008, she has helped thousands of clinicians get the flexibility, income and freedom they desire from starting their own private speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy practices.
Jena H. Casbon, MS CCC-SLP is a private practice consultant who helps SLPs, OTs and PTs start their own private practices. She is the author of two books: The Guide to Private Patients and The Guide to Creating a Web Presence For Your Private Practice and an online course, Grow Your Private Practice.