• Maria Camille

#19: The Difference between Coaching, Therapy, Mentoring and Consulting


Cover Image Confident Coach Club Podcast Episode 19

In this episode, Liz and Cedric (Team Member at Confident Coach Club and Meditation Coach) talk about the differences between 4 helping professions: coaching, therapy, mentoring and consulting. If you are a coach, this will help you define exactly what it is that you are doing and understand in which aspects of your work you might be acting in the role of a mentor, consultant or therapist and what that means for you as a coach. If you are a therapist, mentor or consultant, this episode will help you understand better what coaching is and how you can use coaching skills for the work you do with your clients - or even discover a new field of business.









What you will learn in this episode:

02:33 - The key difference between coaching, mentoring, therapy and consulting 03:33 - The definition of coaching according to the ICF (International Coach Federation)

07:10 - The process of coaching and how it is fundamentally different from consulting and mentoring

10:59 - Why it is okay to consult and mentor your clients as a coach and the right way to do it 15:00 - The goal and focus of coaching vs. therapy 18:34 - Why you don’t need to be an expert as a coach but it helps to focus on a specific niche 27:17 - The most important thing when it comes to serving your clients in the best possible way



Links from this episode:

Free 5-Day E-Mail Course: How to Start a Coaching Business

ICF (International Coach Federation)

Article: Why You Need a Coach, Not a Mentor


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