Coaching is the act of guiding a person to achieve a specific goal, either professional or personal. Although therapists and coaches have similar approaches, coaches are typically more direct and have more frequent contact with clients than therapists, and focus on the specific goal at hand, rather than seeking the root of an issue. If you have a specific goal you'd like a professional perspective on, coaching might be a good step. Contact one of TherapyDen’s coaching experts today!

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A life coach is a type of wellness professional who helps people make progress in their lives in order to attain greater fulfillment. Life coaches aid their clients in improving their relationships, careers, and day-to-day lives. ... In creating these strategies, life coaches target your unique skills and gifts.

— Courtney Cohen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Life coaches are full of it. Why should you trust someone to coach you in life, when they couldn't even be bothered to be coached to a credential that mattered? And if you are gonna see a life coach, why not see a therapist that is also a life coach? People think they want a life coach, what they want is a therapist with a personality and I mean have you seen my profile? Have you seen the stuff I've said? No "How does that make you feel" here. Real solutions to Real problems in a fun format.

— Derrick Hoard, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in , WA

Coaching for Career change or Life transitions can help people get past feelings of stuck, overwhelm, uncertainty or grief. Through coaching it is possible to identify strengths and interests to guide you into the next part of your life. People who are Neuro-Diverse or on the Autism spectrum can also benefit from targeted skill build to help navigate the social and physical challenges of everyday. Taking new steps, trying new skills and changing behaviors takes courage.

— Kathleen Thompson, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR

As a coach, I help you identify best practices you want to integrate into your life and then help troubleshoot practical barriers to doing it. I integrate previous business experience with psychotherapy principles to help you make progress. Coaching can be goal or job related and include things like career counseling, help with networking strategies and execution, and other practical topics. Or coaching can be focused on mental health issues like better managing ADHD, OCD, or anxiety.

— Katie Playfair, Licensed Professional Counselor in Vancouver, WA

I became certified as a life coach through CTI, (coaches training institute) prior to enrolling into a master of counseling program. I continue to utilize this training in my counseling sessions today. This structure is utilized to help walk along side you, and trust that you are the expert in your life, not me. We work together as partners on your journey.

— Ryan Rhodes, Licensed Professional Counselor in Woodland Park, CO

As a result of my advanced training as a life and business coach, I can my clients gain clarity in their purpose and vision, guide them through the decision making process, support them in removing blocks to progress in goals throughout all areas of their life, and assist them in overcoming imposter syndrome and other limiting beliefs. This will help them to set healthy boundaries, avoid or recover from burnout, improve their relationships, and achieve true work-life harmony.

— Jodie Solberg, Hypnotherapist in Lynnwood, WA

I am solution focused, meaning you will not be working with me indefinitely. Together we will put together a plan outlining your goals, the number of sessions it will take, and the specific skills you need to make it happen.

— Linnea Logas, Therapist in Minneapolis, MN

I offer phone coaching in between sessions to help clients through distressing times in their lives.

— Samantha Levinson, Licensed Professional Counselor in Bryn Mawr, PA

Coaching is perfect for women and men who want to stop going in circles and start moving forward on their goals. They want to fulfill their promises to themselves to live a more fulfilling life. Coaching is for individuals who have identified a goal (write a book, improve job performance, get a promotion, gain self-confidence, be less stressed, become more organized, develop healthier habits, become happier in life, etc.

— Whitney Russell, Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Florida (telehealth only),

A life coach is a type of wellness professional who helps people make progress in their lives in order to attain greater fulfillment. Life coaches to aid their clients in improving their relationships, careers, and day-to-day lives.

— Dr. Matthew Meyers, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Calabasas, CA

Let your evolution begin with DeterminedEvolution. I help people with stress and limiting beliefs manage their lives by creating a "greenprint" of behaviors to stop allowing the limiting beliefs to be in control in order to have a productive, calmer, more manageable life. Let's Evolve together!

— Delzora M. Clark - VoicedMania, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in New Bern, NC

I typically use coaching techniques to assist clients undergoing child custody evaluations or social studies in family court or family law cases to make the most thorough and effective presentations. I am familiar with what is required in these cases, and by using coaching and teaching techniques I can often ensure that my client is the best prepared parent at the courthouse. Evaluators themselves are also pleased when my clients are well prepared because it makes the evaluator's job easier. Due to modern technology, I can typically provide these services nationwide.

— Stephen Finstein, Therapist in Dallas, TX

In February 2020 I became a Certified Professional Coach, CPC. I use coaching's solution-focused, strength-oriented framework to help my clients reach their goals.

— Jessi Frothingham, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR

Part of the issue with therapy, and our society as a whole is the way we see our world and selves. We expect to not feel a certain way, push a feeling away and then expect a drink, a funny movie or food to help us feel better. We also assume therapy should be the only place where we talk about this (even though we know talking over and over again doesn’t help). Coaching is an invitation to expanding preconceived boundaries about yourself and the world because you want to get results.

— Yoni Banayan, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Las Vegas, NV

Many adults struggle in their careers. Many of my clients have a unique way of operating in the world, I honor that uniqueness by allowing you to fully express who you are, and will encourage you to find and follow your true passion. I help my clients identify the type of work that leverages your strengths so you can get the most out of your career.

— Shari Grande, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Santa Clara, CA

Coaching is a strategy that is used to help individuals set, clarify and take action on their goals. If you're feeling stuck in a certain area of your life and are not sure on how or where to start, Coaching can help you identify and overcome your barriers so that you can continue to move towards your goals.

— Carmen Ceballos, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in NORTH BABYLON, NY

In my coaching sessions, I guide clients through an empowering set of visioning exercises, journaling prompts, personal guidance and real-life assignments that increase confidence, and clarity on your personal and professional visions. You can see many coaching testimonials on my website. If you are interested in my coaching services, please go to my website to schedule a Discovery Call:

— Michelle May, Counselor in West Bloomfield, MI