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Life/Business Coaching versus Psychotherapy

A popular question I've been asked is, "What is the difference between Life Coaching and Psychotherapy?".  Here in the Big Apple, Psychotherapy is very popular.  People are comforted by having a Psychotherapist to lean on as a source of clarity and support.  But Psychotherapy is much more than that.  It is a treatment of psychological problems typically caused by past traumas and/or experiences, or a biological imbalance. Its main purpose is to improve mental health and an overall sense of well-being.  A diagnosis and treatment plan guide the course of therapy services.  Health Insurance will pay for Psychotherapy. Those practicing Psychotherapy at the Licensure level, e.g. Mental Health Counselors, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Clinical Social Workers, etc. have completed at least a Masters Degree...


Hello! Welcome to my Life Coaching website!  You might be wondering how Life Coaching could benefit you.  I've been asked, "What is Life Coaching?", "What can I expect from Life Coaching?", "What is the difference between Life Coaching and Psychotherapy?",  "How do I know if Life Coaching is right for me?", and  "How long does Life Coaching take?". Stay tuned for answers to these questions, and more.  Feel free to post your own questions or comments.  I look forward to hearing your ideas....