What is the difference between coaching and consulting
Consulting is an interaction where the role of the consultant can vary from careful listening to selling a specific solution and even diagnosing the problem to be addressed. The consultant also usually relates to more than one person, i.e. a team, department or board. Coaching by contrast emphasizes that the coach steers a one-on-one dialogue by listening actively and posing the right questions.
What is the difference between coaching and therapy?
Coaching is not therapy. I regularly use methods which are also used in therapy (e.g. role reversal, inner dialogue). The purpose of therapy is in the treatment of illness and restoring of health. Coaching, on the other hand, aims to clarify goals, roles, actions steps, etc.
How is the coaching process structured?
- Find contact and create orientation
- Outline situation and goals
- Develop solutions
- Secure transfer
In which situations will coaching be particularly helpful
Will the content of our communications remain confidential?
Yes – your identity and anything we talk about will remain strictly between you and me.
Since I also have a coach to help me deal with professional challenges, I may relate some information about my work with clients to him. This will exclude, however, any information that might reveal your identity.