August 20, 2019



Coaching v/s Therapy


  COACHING                             THERAPY

Focuses on actions and the Future                         Focuses on feelings and Past events
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Assumes client is whole and                                   Assumes client needs healing;
capable of having a wonderful life                             explores the root of problems ___________________________________________________________________________

Client sees coach as a partner of equals                  Clients view therapist as the expert
to support their growth and efforts in                         who holds the answers and technique
order to create an even better life than                      to fix their problems
they have now
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Coach is responsible for the process;                       Therapist is responsible for the
client is responsible for the results                           process direction and the outcome
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Works to move people to a higher                            Works with people to achieve self-
level of functioning                                                  understanding and emotional healing
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Works for external solutions to                                Works for internal resolution of
overcome barriers, learn new skills                           pain and to let go of old patterns
and implement effective choices
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Works with the conscious mind                               Works to bring the unconscious 
                                                                             into consciousness
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                                               SUMMARY:

COACHING                                                                        THERAPY

- Process

- Potential                                                                           - Pain

- Purpose                                                                            - Problems

- Present to Future                                                               - Past

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       CONSULTANT: brings specialized expertise, sets the agenda, and is like the
                              'general contractor’ hired to come in and build something

                 MENTOR: wise, trusted teacher, guide, and friend
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              (The above list is not meant to be definitive - it is for discussion purposes only)



Jill Kennedy-Broughton
Ph: 217-698-8505

jill@itsallaboutchange.com


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