It's not often to meet a therapist and life coach who can get along. It's probably because we're tired of explaining ourselves when we hear comments like, "Isn't life coaching and therapy the same?"Short answer? No, nope, not at all. So tune in and hear from our amazing guest host Melanie Holst Collins, a certified life coach (IPEC), and certified yoga teacher.
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Episode 4 Affirmation
IN THIS EPISODE
- Melanie's journey to life coaching
- Factors to consider when searching for a life coach
- Some of the reasons you may need a therapist & not a life coach
A few differences...
Training: Masters degree & 18+ months of supervision from more experienced clinician
Mental health assessment: Training Required
Receives training to support clients with past trauma, current concerns, and future goals.
Training: 3 days or up to 6 months
Mental health assessment: Training not required
Receives guidance to support clients with current concerns and future goals
These are just a few differences between psychotherapy and life coaching. When making the choice, be sure to do your research and make sure that your choice has the appropriate credentials, training, and experience to best support you.