Therapy vs Coaching
Which one do I need?
Before choosing therapy or coaching, it’s important to understand the difference between them. Traditionally, therapy is used to treat clinical diagnosis (anxiety, depression, trauma, etc.). It integrates clinical interventions and modalities that help heal psychological and emotional wounds that impede you from living a healthy life. Coaching on the other hand, helps you identify clear personal and professional goals and create a strategic plan to achieve them. Where therapy looks to analyze and understand the ‘why’, coaching looks to synthesis and empower your ‘how’. They are similar in that both help you create a positive change in your life.
As licensed clinical social workers we are trained to diagnose in the traditional medical model of psychotherapy, however, we are not in the business of pathologizing the human experience. Our therapeutic approach is strength-based and humanistic. Whether you choose therapy or coaching, we are here to walk alongside you in your journey to wellness.
THERAPY HELPS TO:
Reduce and Eliminate Anxiety & Depression
Process & Resolve Trauma
Process Grief & Loss (death, divorce, etc)
Improve Mood: Overcome Stress & Manage Anger
Reduce Overwhelm, Guilt & Shame
Reduce Conflict & Build Healthy Relationships
Identify & Change Unhealthy Patterns of Behavior
COACHING HELPS TO:
Gain Clarity On Your Personal & Business Goals
Create A Practical & Effective Plan
Identify & Overcoming Obstacles That Lead To Success
Learn Effective Skills to Manage Difficult Situations
Support You Through Fear, Doubt & Insecurities
Help Empower You To Live Your Best Self
Hold You Accountable
Still not sure? Let us help you...
The good news in working with us is that you don’t need to decide one over the other. As Coaches and Licensed Clinical Social Workers we’re able to bring both these resources to meet you where you’re at and help get you to where you want to go. To help put you at ease we offer a free 30 minute consultation to talk about what you need and help match you with the services that fit best.
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