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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Transform your lifestyle, identity, career, and relationships into something that feels truly aligned with who you are. Find your unique voice and learn to listen to your intuition. All the while being fully supported in navigating your steps forward, through insightful guidance and genuine acceptance.

— Sarah Yonan, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

You can learn more by going to I offer individual and group brief-treatment to help you slow down and understand yourself, your nervous system, and your body. Before I became a therapist, I was a coach. Using narrative therapy techniques, I work with clients struggling to navigate life transitions such as college, dating, relationships, parenting, family tension, job concerns, and caregiver stress. If you are handling ADHD, anxiety, divorce or loss, I can help.

— Rebecca Lavine, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Cambridge, MA

Personal growth is a lifelong process that can help us live more fulfilling lives. Growth is relevant in all stages of our lives: If therapy is for folks looking to grow by healing the wounds from the past, then coaching is for people who hope to grow optimally in the present and the future, in both personal and professional realms. I am here to help you gain the skills and mindsets that you need to grow into your potential, and ultimately, become your own master of personal growth.

— I-Ching Grace Hung, Psychologist in New York, NY

Sometimes we need some support and a sounding board when making difficult choices or weighing between different options in our life, I can assist along the way.

— Kelly Anthony, Counselor in , ID

1:1 coaching holds space and curiosity for what is rising in you. We will honor the old patterns and themes, difficulties and stuck points, and see the opportunities there for growth. We will explore what lights you up and create opportunities to invite more of what you’re wanting into your life. We will talk about boundaries and reclaiming your power, energetic protection and releasing held energy that isn’t yours. We’ll meet the fear and invite it to join in as you continue to move forward.

— Mallory Kroll, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Concord, MA

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

Coaching may augment traditional psychotherapy, but the work of coaching is meant to be done when major emotional and psychological wounds are already healing or healed. Thus, while emotional issues may arise during the course of a coaching session, the primary focus of the coaching is to help you identify your goals, achieve them, and develop constructive habits and skills. There is little emphasis placed on delving into the root cause of your emotional issues with coaching.

— Cristina Spataro, Counselor

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

"Mental health coaching provides personalized guidance and support to help individuals enhance their well-being, cultivate resilience, and navigate life's challenges with greater clarity and confidence."

— Behavioral Health Clinic, Psychologist in Wausau, WI

I am certified as a Creative Grief Support Practitioner, or as I like to call myself-a Grief Coach. Grief Coaching also allows me to work with you regardless of what state you live in. As your coach, I can work with you anywhere. Grief coaching looks like helping you find your strengths so you can navigate the mess of grief. Grief coaching looks like having someone walk beside you through your process. Remember, I have been in similar shoes, you don't have to do this alone.

— Beth Erlander, Licensed Professional Counselor in Boulder, CO

I provide self-care coaching to individuals and groups of various professions and lifestyles that are needing better self-care practices to implement into their lives. By utilizing tools such as values, wellness wheel and the Enneagram, I help you create a one-of-a-kind self-care plan that prevents and improves the burnout process. Please visit my website for more information on working with me on the topic of self-care coaching:

— Julia Ayraud, Counselor in Tomball, TX

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

I specialize in coaching to help my clients achieve their goals by breaking them down into smaller, attainable goals to do the things they need to do and want to do. Occupational therapists are masters in analyzing an activity or task by holistically looking at a person's strengths, habits, routines, physical environment, and the activity demands. A variety of goals include: work/school management, stress and health management, home management, and personal growth and development.

— Melanie Inouye, Occupational Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Coaching is used to foster forward movement and accountability. It is for those who need support on the path to change. It is a directive approach and enforces change. Coaching can be used in conjunction with therapy but is not a substitute for those who will benefit from healing trauma, anxiety, depression, self esteem, with therapy. It can be integrated during the course of therapy to help with consistency OR it can be used on it's own if one is seeking accountability toward a particular goal.

— Live Life Now! Counseling and Coaching Tonya Jordan, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

As a Mental Wellness coach, I help 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 allows 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 encourage my clients and push them to new heights. I train the mind to think differently and facilitate execution.

— Candice N. Crowley, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cincinnati, OH