5. How Writing a Column for Your Local Newspaper Can Enhance Your Private Practice

  1. Chris E. Stout
  1. Linda Sapadin

Published Online: 24 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118089972.ch5

Getting Better at Private Practice

Getting Better at Private Practice

How to Cite

Sapadin, L. (2012) How Writing a Column for Your Local Newspaper Can Enhance Your Private Practice, in Getting Better at Private Practice (ed C. E. Stout), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118089972.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470903988

Online ISBN: 9781118089972

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Keywords:

  • writing a column;
  • local newspapers;
  • writing voice;
  • hooking readers;
  • magnetic headlines;
  • sample columns;
  • query letter

Summary

Psychotherapists who wish to enhance their practice by writing a column need to learn many new skills, including how to develop a writing voice, how to hook their readers, how to compose magnetic headlines, how to write sample columns and query letters, how to meet the continuing challenges of creating fresh material, and how to find the time and maintain the discipline to deliver a quality column on time, every time.