What is coaching?

What is a Coach?

A life coach is a professional who helps to empower you, by supporting you to set and achieve goals or make positive change in your life.

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Motivator

Your life coach source of motivation
and inspiration that gives you the push when stuck.

Strategist

Your life coach can help you get clarity
and certainty to find yourself again.

 

Accountability Partner

Your life coach is your partner who will keep you

accountable for reaching your goals and making positive changes.

Your life coach will be there with you every step of the way to help you with strategy as well as encourage and motivate you. Your life coach will help you through the road blocks along the way, celebrate you when you meet your goals and then challenge you to get out there and conquer even more goals.

 

What Areas of My Life Can a Life Coach Help Me with?

  • Self Esteem/Self Worth
  • Body Image
  • Social/Emotional skills
  • Getting Unstuck
  • Improved Motivation
  • Life Transitions
  • Educational/Career Goal
  • Personal Growth and Happiness

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What is the difference between coaching

and therapy?

Therapy Coaching
Deals in past, present Deals in Present, Future
Problem Focused Action Focused
Offers advice, opinions and solutions; telling the client what they need to do Focused on clients strengths; do not offer advice, opinion or solution
Therapist is viewed as the expert to figure out and fix what is wrong Client is the expert in their life. Client is whole and resourceful. Coach holds space for the client and facilitates clients progress and growth
   
Need Therapy Need Coaching
Person is struggling with a diagnoses relating to a psychological issues impacting daily life tasks Person is functional and does well with daily life tasks
Person needs assistance with coping with a pain or distress related to trauma, disorder/illness Person wants to be better, grow or set and achieve higher goals. Interested in moving forward
Looking for a mental health professional to diagnose and help overcome and live well again Person wants to improve life satisfaction, happiness, relationships or performance

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Benefits for Child/Youth Clients

  • Encourage to explore their world with new perspective
  • Begin to set goals for themselves
  • Learn to recognize and manage emotions
  • Build self-confidence, self-worth and social skills
  • Have a safe space to be heard, with non-judgemental support
  • Opportunity to discuss difficult or sensitive subjects like body image
  • Begin to move forward with their motivation

 

Benefits for Parents to hire a life coach

  • Help get your child motivated and unstuck
  • Explore potential and set achievable goals
  • Help troubled teenagers get back on track
  • Help young people deal with difficult or embarrassing issues
  • Help identify and maximize strengths and minimize weaknesses and self-doubt in your child
  • Maintain focus to move towards goals
  • Help improve the family dynamic and improve relationships

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