Do you have ideas and insights that you would like to share with the world? Would you like to develop multiple streams of income for your practice and reach more people than you could reach in one-on-one therapy or coaching sessions? Have you thought about writing a book but haven’t the faintest idea how to get anyone in the publishing industry to talk to you?
Self-publishing is a wonderful way to get your message out to the world and now there are plentiful resources to help therapists and coaches do this. I first embarked on the journey of self-publishing last fall and was surprised at how easy and incredibly rewarding it can be.
It began with a blog
The call to write began to beckon me several years ago while I was learning new methods for treating trauma and grief that were getting phenomenal results for my clients. I couldn’t wait to tell people and started leading workshops to teach these new approaches to mental health professionals. Many of the workshop participants suggested I write a book. They wanted a reference and as much information as I could give them. Although I had childhood fantasies about writing a book, I seriously did not think I had the time, talent, or connections to get published. So, I created a blog where I could share my thoughts and keep the conversation going.
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This article first appeared in the September 2011 issue of TILT Magazine ~ Therapeutic Innovations in Light of Technology.
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Courtney Armstrong, is Licensed Professional Counselor and the author of Transforming Traumatic Grief: Six Steps to Move from Grief to Peace. In practice for 15 years, Courtney owns a counseling center in Chattanooga, Tennessee and has trained hundreds of mental health clinicians nationwide in creative ways of promoting resilience after trauma. She can be found on the web at www.courtneyarmstronglpc.com.