Coaching is more focused on the PRESENT and the FUTURE. Coaches help their clients explore their past only as a means of understanding their current life experiences and belief systems.
Coaches generally work on four areas with clients:
A coach can potentially help you:
SIMILARITIES BETWEEN A LIFE COACH VS. THERAPY
Life coaches often use therapeutic tools, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Therapeutic Art, NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and other psychological techniques with clients.
The word “therapeutic” means that it benefits the body or mind and increases well-being. Using these tools is helpful as a coach, however, it is not the same as conducting “therapy” like a therapist.
Both therapists and life coaches focus on creating positive change in their clients’ lives.
But only therapists are qualified to diagnose and treat mental health issues.
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