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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Many adolescents, young adults, and adults I have worked with have been interested in goal-setting, and improving performance in either work, school, college, sports, music, art, writing, or another endeavor. Coaching helps to meet these needs in a very direct way.

— Christopher Joaquim, Counselor in West Palm Beach, FL

I'm a certified Financial Coach who works with individuals and couples on budgeting, building healthier money management habits, tackling debt, negotiating raises/salaries, & overall how to become more confident & competent with their money.

— Q Boston, Licensed Professional Counselor in , MO

Coaching has been a part of my treatment intervention since 2014 after completing a 2 year formal program with the Anthropedia Foundation. During the program, I learned how to incorporate strategies that increased a sense of satisfaction and well-being into the therapeutic process. In addition to the formal training, I receive supervision and consultation as needed.

— Regina Whittington, Therapist in Clayton, MO

Personal growth is a lifelong process that can help us all to live more fulfilling lives. If therapy is for those looking to grow by healing the wounds from the past, coaching can be for individuals who have made peace with the past (for the most part), and are looking to grow optimally in the present. Life can be so much more; we are full of potential, more than we realize. I am here to help you gain the skills and mindsets that you need to become your own guide of personal growth.

— I-Ching Grace Hung, Psychologist in San Francisco, CA

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

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

Intimacy Coaching is for individuals and couples who have or are currently doing the work in therapy but, they feel that they need something more to enhance and build upon the work that they either have done or are currently doing now. Intimacy coaching provides individuals and couples the space to continue to explore their sexual selves as well as to explore their partner’s sexual selves.

— Aydrelle Collins, Counselor in Dallas, TX

Coaching helps people identify their goals and the obstacles they are facing. Like therapy, coaching involves guidance and support but also places a great deal of emphasis on accountability, enabling people to do more than they might on their own.

— Adriana Beck, Licensed Professional Counselor in Plano, TX

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 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. Available online & in person

— Katie Playfair, Licensed Professional Counselor in Vancouver, WA

Can provide mentoring to family members and set boundaries and stick to those boundaries.

— Donn Yeager, Mental Health Counselor

Sometimes we need practical skills to help us get to the next level in our wellness. This may require some skill-building to develop new systems and habits with our business, nutrition, morning routine, time management, etc. This may be just what you need to heal and move forward. For instance, you may come with anxiety, but once we create a plan and establish boundaries, you feel centered and in control. This is the power of coaching.

— Karilyn (Kay) Bela, Counselor in Lancaster, PA

While I am licensed as a psychotherapist and approach traditional therapy from a psychodynamic perspective, I now mostly work within a coaching/mentoring/consulting framework. I focus "above the wellness line" so that we approach your sessions in positivity rather than deficit. I am a certified life/wellness coach.

— DeeAnna Nagel, Psychotherapist

Sometimes we need practical skills to help us get to the next level in our wellness. This may require some skill-building to develop new systems and habits with our career, nutrition, fitness, morning routine, time management, etc. For instance, you may come with anxiety, but once we create a plan and establish boundaries, you feel centered, in control, and well-rested. Coaching can play a huge role in being just what you need to heal and move forward-- especially in addition to CBT.

— Karilyn (Kay) Bela, Counselor in Lancaster, PA

Coaching focuses on helping clients stay motivated in pursuit of a specific future goal. Need to help my clients explore and navigate the tough waters of their sexuality, the relationships and their inner self. Encouragement and focus on one's strengths is paramount. A trained psychologist can make an even better coach, understanding the inner workings and fears that can hold us back.

— Monte Miller, Psychologist in Austin, TX

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

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

Most utilized model of counseling is coaching. Offering a client-directed approach to achieving goals. Focusing on change behavior, internal and external motivation, drive and ambition for improvements.

— Aleana Krupinsky, Clinical Social Worker in Morrisville, NC

I am currently completing a Creativity Coaching program with the Creativity Coaching Association. This program focuses on the needs of working Creatives and the challenges they face. professionally, emotionally, socially, intellectually and how to use the naturally given strengths of creative personalities and the pursuits of their art forms to live their healthiest lives. This program supplements the fundamental perspectives of the work that I do.

— Cindy Cisneros, Licensed Professional Counselor in Sykesville, MD