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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I am deeply passionate about personal growth and compassionate leadership. My work's focus is to help others see the best version of the self. In doing so, their goals reveal believable, specific, actionable items that have helped my clients land a dream job, negotiate higher salary compensation, start businesses, and approach their personal relationships with more enthusiasm and joy.

— Julia Davis, Marriage & Family Therapist

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

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.

— Dr. Christopher Joaquim, Counselor in Los Angeles, CA

Here’s to You! LLC combines specialized coaching and counseling techniques that are unique to you without using a “cookie cutter approach”. We collaborate on creating strategies that work for you! Celebrating your accomplishments and changing your weaknesses into strengths. We offer an unbiased and non-judgmental approach giving you the peace and respect which is crucial for allowing trust and open communication.

— Heather Nemeth, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Western Springs, IL

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

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.

— Lauren Timkovich, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas, Colorado, and Florida (telehealth only),

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

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

On a weekly or bi-weekly, we discuss current life stressors, issues and obstacles and come up with a plan on how to navigate throughout.

— Jasmine Hussain, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

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- Lead Clinician and Point of Contact, Sheena Kelly, Clinician, Licensed Professional Counselor

Couples throughout U.S. have access to Relationship Coaching Group - an interactive, online coaching program.

— Michele Hahn, Marriage & Family Therapist in Santa Monica, CA

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

When desired by the client, I can be very solutions-focused and results oriented. I can help clients set clear goals, provide accountability for that progress, and work through the barriers that make concrete change so tough sometimes. I am strengths-based and empowering. Therapy with a coaching flavor can be absolutely transformative. Let's explore how you can go from "suck it up and deal" to "I love my life!"

— Dr. Desiree Howell, Psychologist in Kingsland, GA

We offer a variety of services including therapy, mental health coaching, consultation, as well as education, preparation, and skill development during major life transitions such as child bearing/birth, death, and everything in between.

— TheraBee LLC, Psychologist in Ann Arbor, MI

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 Frisco, TX

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

Helping client couples set goals and work towards them.

— Elaine Oliver, Licensed Professional Counselor in Laurel, MD