What Is Life Coaching?
Life coaching is mentoring. Life coaching is a powerful process of self-inquiry, communication and problem solving. The relationship between a coach and a client is Co-Creative and focused entirely on the client’s interests, challenges, and goals. The best coaches are guides that help you navigate the path to the life you wish to live. When a client is ready and willing to focus on personal and professional growth it is possible to create your vision, find your authenticity and live your passion.
What Can a Mentor Do For Me?
A Mentor can:
- Help you discover what’s most important to you in your life
- Help you design a plan to achieve your goals
- Help you eliminate obstacles or blocks that are in your way
- Support you all the way to success
- Celebrate your achievements with you
What Does Life Coaching Focus On?
The Life Coaching process focuses on your individual goals, challenges, and interests.
When Is the Right Time to Get A Mentor?
The right time for getting a mentor is different for everyone. It is recommended that you are feeling stable, strong, competent, capable and you are in a healthy space where you can do the work necessary to bring about changes that will help you to achieve your goals.
Where Do the Sessions Take Place?
Coaching sessions take place from the comfort of your own home or office via Skype or telephone. This eliminates the need to travel to and from appointments and saves you valuable time and money.
Is Life Coaching a Form of Therapy?
No. Professional Life Coaching focuses on setting goals, creating outcomes and managing personal change. Whereas therapy deals with healing pain, dysfunction and conflict within an individual or in relationships. As Alan Cohen said, “Psychotherapy is about what’s wrong with you; Life-Coaching is about what’s RIGHT with you.”
How Do I Start the Life Coaching Process?
Sign up to receive a complimentary Life Coaching session with Patti. Without commitment, you can experience coaching in a private setting at a time that is convenient for you. Patti will help you get started making impactful changes to your life right away. During your complimentary session you will have the opportunity to also see if you are a fit.
How Do I Know if a Mentor Is Right for Me?
Ask yourself if collaboration, another point of view and a new perspective would help you. Also ask yourself if you are ready to invest the time and energy to make real lasting changes. If the answer is yes, then a Mentor may be able to help you grow.
How Long Does Life Coaching Take?
The process is different for everyone. You may only need one session to help you achieve your goals. However, it is not uncommon for sessions to take place over a series of weeks or months or longer. An individual plan will be designed for you.