Does the thought of making an important life decision leave you feeling incapacitated? If you’re struggling with weighty decisions or feel like you’re in a rut, you might benefit from life coaching at Thriving Center of Psychology in Midtown, New York, NY, SoHo, NY, Los Angeles, CA, and Miami, FL. The qualified psychologists and therapists can help you set professional and personal goals and achieve them. To learn more about your life coaching options, go online or call the offices today to schedule an in-person or TeleHealth appointment.
Life Coach Q & A
What is a life coach?
A life coach provides clients with the support and resources they need to set goals and meet life challenges. These professionals can inspire self-confidence, personal strength, and awareness in clients to enable them to set and meet their objectives about important decisions. As a process, life coaching draws a little from social support, therapy, consulting, and guidance counseling.
How is life coaching different from therapy?
Licensed psychologists and other professionals use the in-depth therapy process to help clients explore past experiences that are difficult for them to process. On the contrary, life coaching doesn’t focus on mental health challenges but on developing strategies that clients can carry out to achieve their goals.
The caring professionals at Thriving Center of Psychology are experts with extensive experience in many types of therapy. Although life coaching draws on elements of therapy, the process isn’t intended to be therapeutic.
Life coaching can help you address various life goals, including:
- Expanding your personal strengths
- Maintaining or restoring work-life balance
- Improving your personal or work relationships
- Job changes, advancement, and other career goals
- Significant life decisions
Goals that life coaching addresses can be concrete or very broad. For instance, you might strive for something specific, like earning a promotion at work. You can also go broader, such as learn how to be more assertive in defining boundaries in your relationships.
What is involved in life coaching?
Your life coaching process will start with an initial consultation during which you talk with your life coach about your past experiences, aspirations, and current goals. Your life coach then works with you to develop an action plan that includes actionable assignments, journaling, reading assignments, and structured tasks with timelines and milestones.
Depending on the challenges that might interfere with your goals, your life coach may suggest therapeutic methods to help you relax, focus, and manage stress.
Does life coaching require a long-term commitment?
The duration of your life coaching at Thriving Center of Psychology depends on your situation and objectives. The more specific or short-term the goal, the fewer sessions you’ll probably require. Broader concerns may need more extensive coaching. Your life coach can help you figure out your ideal time commitment.
If you think life coaching can help you take your life to the next level, contact Thriving Center of Psychology. You can schedule a consultation over the phone or make an appointment online. You can work with a life coach via TeleTherapy or in person.