Use Your Book to Shorten and Maximize Counseling or Coaching Sessions

Divorce Court tv show judge Lynn Toler often closes out her short televised cases by giving them a specific diagnosis of the core issue they are facing, handing a copy of her book to the married couple and letting them know which chapter(s) describes their issue along with tips for resolving them, and then encourages them to contact her with updates. How would the way you counsel or coach people change if you had a book that you could refer them to so they could digest your information on their situation on their own terms and in their own time frame? Of course, they will likely still need to meet with you so you can help hold them accountable and help them customize the information to suit their needs, but the book would also make it easier for the people you work with to have a sense of agency and active participation in how your counseling or coaching session progresses so that you don’t carry the full load.

Books also help by making it easier for the people who take advantage of your services to share your message with others who have similar challenges and to help avid readers who have your problem to discover your message and your tried-and-proven strategies for addressing their challenges. With this in mind, you could write a book-or even a series of books-that define, describe, and present solutions to the most common issues you cover during your sessions.

When you are ready to start working on your book (or finish it), the Author Info Kit has everything you’ll need to make your goal a reality.

Danielle Fetherson

Danielle helps aspiring authors become published authors. She believes that everyone has at least one book on the inside of them that can make a positive impact on someone else's life. If you have been thinking about writing a book, learn how to start your book today with the free resources at