S:0417 Distinction: Coaching vs. Therapy

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)


People occasionally ask if coaching is therapy.

Since some of the skills and processes are similar, it can look that way. However there is a big difference in approach.

Coaching accepts emotions as normal functioning while therapy treats emotions as symptoms of a disease.


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