Webinar: How to Become a Paid Public Speaker - Register Now

Presenter: Bill O'Hanlon

Schedule: March 16, 2009 @ 3:00PM Central Standard Time

Credits: 2 Continuing Education credits for ACFEI or American Psychotherapy Association.

In this two-hour Webinar, you’ll learn the secrets to becoming a successful speaker. It will be led by Bill O’Hanlon who has spoken for over 30 years all over the world and has made his living as a professional speaker.

Topics Covered

  • The best way to approach sponsors and organizations that hire speakers to maximize the likelihood of getting hired.
  • The one mistake to avoid when approaching sponsors.
  • Two secrets to getting over fear of speaking.
  • The basics of technology speakers need to know.

Participants will learn

  • How to identify and focus your speaking topic or topics.
  • How to develop or expand your reputation as a speaker.
  • How to create compelling presentations.
  • How to get hired internationally and what to do about language and cultural differences.

Bill O'Hanlon, MS, LMFT, has authored/co-authored 29 books, the latest being A Guide to Trance Land (W.W. Norton, 2009), Write is a Verb (Writer’s Digest Books, July 2007) Pathways to Spirituality (W.W. Norton), Change 101: A Practical Guide to Creating Change  (W.W. Norton, Fall 2006), and Thriving Through Crisis (Penguin/Perigee; winner of the Books for a Better Life Award). He has published 54 articles or book chapters. His books have been translated into 15 languages: French, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish, German, Chinese, Bulgarian, Turkish, Korean, Indonesian, Italian, Croatian, Arabic and Japanese. He has appeared on Oprah (with his book Do One Thing Different), The Today Show, and a variety of other television and radio programs.

Since 1977, Bill has given over 2000 talks around the world. He has been a top-rated presenter at many national conferences and was awarded the Outstanding Mental Health Educator of the Year in 2001 by the New England Educational Institute. Bill is a Licensed Mental Health Professional, Certified Professional Counselor, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Bill is clinical member of AAMFT (and winner of the 2003 New Mexico AMFT Distinguished Service Award), certified by the National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists and a Fellow and a former Board Member of the American Psychotherapy Association. He is known for his storytelling, irreverent humor, clear and accessible style and his boundless enthusiasm for whatever he is doing. His seminars are as entertaining as they are educational.


Fully interactive online education programs delivered to your home or office via speakerphone and the Internet.

How it works: Simple—register online. Instructions outlining how to join the Webinar will be sent via email prior to the event.

Fees: Are per site, so an unlimited number of coworkers, friends, or chapter members can participate.

On Demand Replay—complete with links to all handouts—allows you to enjoy the program once within 30 days of the live event—at no additional cost.
$129 - Members
$159 - Nonmembers

Please note: Registration entitles a site to one connection for audio and Web. Sharing registration information with another location will result in an additional registration fee.

Continuing Education (CE): Each Webinar will be assigned the appropriate CE credits.

eLibrary: American Psychotherapy Association maintains an eLibrary of past Webinars to be viewed at anytime.

Questions? Contact Aaron at aaron@americanpsychotherapy.com.


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