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As Professional Development & Career Coaches, asking the right questions is very important. Below you will find a compilation of the most common questions that we have been asked about coaching and the services that are provided. If you still have questions after reading through the FAQs, please give me us a call or send me an email, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Coaching or Counseling: Education

The biggest differences between most coaches and counselors is their educational requirements.  for example most mental health professionals are required to have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Social Work. Everyone on our team has at least one Master's Degree and/or Doctorate.

Coaching or Counseling: Objectives

The objective of therpay is to help people address and resolve problems that make them feel bad emotionally, or are impairing their ability to function well.  Examples of these impairments  can be Depression, Mood Disorders, Trauma, Addictions, or ADHD.  The objective of coaching is helping people achieve their goals, with the basic presumption that coaching clients are in a good place mentally and emotionally and are ready to receive guidance and instructions on how to become motivated or how to create a plan for change. 

Coaching or Counseling: Education

The biggest differences between most coaches and counselors is their educational requirements.  for example most mental health professionals are required to have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Social Work. Everyone on our team has at least one Master's Degree and/or Doctorate.

Coaching or Counseling: The Approach

Unlike counselors, coaches will make recommendations, whereas counselors are explicitly taught not give anyone specific advice, but rather to help their clients find their own answers to problems. A coach will make recommendations, and help clients with brainstorming solutions and strategies for changing their life. Coaches oftentimes offer a structured plan of action that includes "homework assignments" that will help clients practice new skills. 

Coaching or Counseling: Education

The biggest differences between most coaches and counselors is their educational requirements.  for example most mental health professionals are required to have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Social Work. Everyone on our team has at least one Master's Degree and/or Doctorate.

Therapy or Coaching?

Ask yourself: What are my intentions from this?

  • Am I experiencing mental health symptoms that require treatment?

  • Or am I here to improve an aspect of my life, career, or relationship? 

If you are experiencing mental health issues and need to speak to someone or feel that you may harm yourself or someone else, please dial 911.