I’ve had several potential clients ask me if they should seek the help of a therapist or a coach. I thought back to the times in my life when I’ve needed help from a therapist (dealing with grief) and a coach (figuring out how to move forward).
I recognize that not all coaches and therapists are the same. Some therapists use coach-like techniques, and some coaches use therapeutic techniques. In general, therapists rely on diagnoses to determine treatment and have training to look at how past issues influence the present and future. In general, coaches work on progressing a person from the present to the future.Read More