Life Coaching may best be understood from a quote by Paul G. Thomas:
"Help people become more motivated by guiding them to the source of their own power."
Utilize an opportunity to have a partner as you challenge yourself to live
the life you have always wanted and become the person you are.
Coaching is more goal-directed and
achievement-oriented than therapy, although therapy may involve
Coaching is cheering,
supporting, but not “medically necessary.”
Before issues become
serious enough to require
medication, tests) and/or psychological
coaching could be a short-term solution. I am a Certified
Professional Coach (CPC) trained in strategies to help people overcome
roadblocks that have been keeping them from reaching their life goals.
What types of coaching do you offer?
your child is not
depressed and does not have psychological problems, but still some
things are a struggle! We
all had our children listen when someone
else says the same
thing we have said to them at least a dozen
times! Coaching may keep that issue from happening again and
again and again. Do these seem familiar?
involve only a couple of sessions to get your child back on the right
path, or 6-8 sessions to complete bigger projects or goals.
Because kids often interpret parents' comments about goals as
nagging, I can often say the same things in a way they can hear them
and make the right choices.
another night over homework?
below expectations again?
a problem at home and at school?
and other items lost?
becoming a bad habit?
application deadlines drawing near?
self-confidence a repeated
discussion about eating habits or weight?
blocks interfering with sports?
issues keep cropping up?
seem to be motivating?
strategies and prefer to be more directly involved, I am more than
coach you on coaching your kids.
Obviously, they did not
come with instructions! You may know what is not working, but
are out of ideas that do work. Children
different today than what they were like when you were a kid, and the
same strategies your parents used are often ineffective.
work together to develop a plan to bring peace back into your home and
improve your relationship with your child. This may involve
session in which I give you a few new ideas, or multiple sessions,
depending on how long and entrenched the problems have become.
are often the ones helping everyone else
their goals. I want
to help you finally put yourself first
and have a healthy level of selfishness to get what you want, making
life better not just for you, but for everyone who is close to you.
You decide on the goals, and I will help you stay on track.
can meet for one session to address one thing that has been obstructing
your path, or we can meet regularly to address the steps of a bigger
was a participant in a coaching group, and it was very powerful!
Not only did I have the support and encouragement and new ideas of the
group leader, but also of all of the group members. Just like a
basketball team (and about the same number of members), we cheered each
other on and learned from each other. Sometimes, the goals were
similar, but they ranged from relationship (and parenting) goals to
professional goals to health and wellness goals. The momentum of
one team member often inspired the others (and even the leader!).
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