You may wonder how coaching differs from therapy. In a nutshell, coaches support clients who are healthy and are ready to work towards goals. They do not work with clients to ‘heal’ trauma or on underlying psychological issues.
Dr. Patrick Williams has written an article on this topic: “Coaching Vs. Psychotherapy: The Great Debate
Williams is the founder of the Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT), an organization that trains therapists and helping professionals to become coaches.