Many fortune 500 companies hire coaches for their upper executives. Why shouldn’t you? Coaching is increasing in its popularity in recent years. The benefits are seen for all ages, all careers, all life situations.
Currently, there is no requirements to say you are a life coach. Be careful who you hire and make sure they have the education you deserve.
I am a Master Certified Life Coach and am working on receiving my ICF (International Coaching Federation) Credentials. The ICF is the gold standard in coaching. My training is under an ICF-accredited training program. All of my coaching follows the ICF Code of Ethics.
No. Coaching and therapy are different fields and follow different structures. Therapists help you deal with past traumas. Coaching only deals with the present time and helps you aim for your future goals.
A consultant may tell you what to do or make suggestions for how to solve an issue. A good coach would never lead you somewhere but would help you find where your true self needs to go. A consultant may suggest options for you to take, as a result of their experience. A good coach will help you find the options inside of you.
I offer one free 30 minute consultation to see if we will work well together. This allows you to find out what to expect in our sessions together and have your questions answered.