The easiest way to explain the difference between the three is that: consultants give you answers,
therapists dig deep into unpacking and understanding your issues, and coaches accept you where you are at, acknowledging your issues, supporting you in discovering your answers, and taking step-by-step actions for creating the changes you desire.
As a relatively new profession, it is easy for anyone to call themselves a coach. ICF Certified Coaches have invested their time, finances, and energy into continually learning and developing research-based coaching strategies that best support their clients in creating new pathways for positive change in their personal and professional lives. ICF Ceritified Coaches holding up-to-date certifications have passed rigorous assessments and are held accountable to professional standards and ethics. As a Professionally Certified Coaching with the International Coaching Federation, I have over 200 hours of coach-specific training and over 900 hours of coaching experience.
As a coach who has completed Shirzad Chamine's POSITIVE INTELLIGENCE® 6-Week Grant Program for Coaches and joined the PQ COACH™ membership program, I am licensed to include the mental fitness APP within my coaching programs. The APP is a -transformative value-added component that provides my clients with daily practices that will create the new neuro-pathways necessary for sustained positive change. This an added value of $1,000 embedded within your coaching program.
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ICF Certified Coaches have taken extensive training (beyond any previous degrees) to master research-based strategies and processes that assist their clients in:
Coaches hold you accountable to yourself.
You know you are ready to work with a coach if you are ready to:
Unfortunately, coaching is not covered by health insurance; however, if you are looking to expand your leadership skills and abilities at work, coaching with a certified coach may be covered in your benefits.
I work to offer a range of programs and payment strategies to fit a range of individual financial situations. I realize I cannot meet the needs of everyone.
I hold a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy studies. My research and dissertation focused on the importance and development of multicultural leadership.
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