But no, I’m not a therapist. I’m a coach.
In fact no one actually sits on my couch because all of my coaching takes place over the phone. My clients get cozy on their own couch, and they love it because they don’t have to leave their home or get a babysitter. Heck, they don’t even have to get dressed.
So how do you know if you need a therapist or a coach? I think it helps to look at a couple of important areas to see which is the right fit.
The focus of counseling is the past. Trained therapists help their clients look back into the pain of their past, understand them, and heal them. They diagnose and treat mental health conditions and difficult emotional experiences. … Read the rest