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Learn about the natural health benefits of Life Coaching & find an Life Coaching practitioner/clinic in Auckland, Hamilton, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin to assist you further within New Zealand.

LIFE COACHING FACTFILE

Fact:  Coaching uses empathy; it is NOT judgemental, prescriptive or instructional.
Origin: 
United States
Founded By:
  Dr. Cherie Carter-Scott who designed and produced the first Motivation Management Service (MMS) Coach Training in 1974.
Therapy Type:
  Akin to Mind-Body but NOT officially a therapy.


WHAT EXACTLY IS LIFE COACHING?

Life coaching within New Zealand and worldwide is considered a gateway to enable people to realize their dreams and to put them into motion and to decisively move forward.  Individuals who are seeking life coaching are committed to being extended as a person and to have their life expanded.

With this commitment in mind, the individuals who work with a life coach have an inner motivation to change; it is an intention to invest their time to create a life that is rich and fulfilling.  This realization can occur following a turning point in a person’s life, such as an illness or a career change or when an important relationship has ended.  Life coaching is a committed and positive step towards gaining back some control in your life and can result in a new fulfillment in life.

Life coaching enables individuals to examine and gain an overview upon their entire life, highlighting where balance is missing, thus revealing how your life can be broadened and enriched; culminating in a result that is meaningful and lasting to the individual.  The life coach may concentrate and direct specific attention to personal aspects of your life, business success, profession, life balance or any other issues within the client’s life.

The life coach you choose is dedicated to your journey and success.  They will enable you to discover what you want to achieve in life, the areas that are hindering you from your achievements and consequently how you can overcome these obstacles.


IS LIFE COACHING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Life Coaching may benefit the following physical and mental conditions:


  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abuse
  • Addiction – Alcohol/Drugs
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Amnesia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Autism
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Diagnosed Disorders/Diseases
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Disability Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Erectile Problems
  • Fainting
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Grief/Betrayal
  • HIV
  • Hyperhidrosis/Excessive Sweating
  • Impotence
  • Insomnia
  • Low Self Worth/Esteem
  • Migraines
  • Nightmares
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Pregnancy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Harm/Injury
  • Sexual Addiction/Abuse
  • Stress – Emotional/Physical
  • Suicidal Thoughts/Attempts Existential Issues    
  • Trauma
  • Withdrawal Symptoms

 


WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM LIFE COACHING SESSIONS

A typical life coaching appointment will last between 30 minutes to an hour.  The dynamic of the session is motivated and led by the client.  Life coaching is a practical approach in the sense that the coach provides the client with the tools in a straightforward manner to enable the individual to facilitate effective results.  It is not the role of the coach to give advice.  The role of the coach is to allow you to recognize and discover the solutions within you and from there, to make those solutions a workable reality.  Life coach sessions are attended on a regular basis.  The coach will support you to remain on a clear and progressive pathway, that assists you to reach and journey closer to your vision.Throughout your journey with your coach there will be opportunities to trial and incorporate the changes that may be needed to help you reach your goal.  Qualified life coaches have equally confronted and undertaken their own transformational journey, experiencing the knowledge to guide others through their own journey. 

Holistic life coaches through their continuous professional development and holistically based background will aid you in recognizing with heightened clarity, satisfaction and purpose, the options and opportunities open to you.A life coach follows a professional code of ethics and displays a high level of honesty, commitment, passion and reliability, within an environment where a client feels safe exploring areas of change within their life.  In addition the coach through support supplies access to the tools needed to facilitate change.Life coaching has been proven to enhance many people’s lives, through different areas ranging from; confidence, relationships to time management. 

The basis of the coaching appeals particularly to individuals with busy lives or who are situated in difficult locations as the coaching can be carried out over the phone as well as face-to-face.  However some life coaches do not deal with drug addicts or alcoholics or individuals with a mental disorder.The typical number of sessions that most coaches advise is a minimum of four to six, as your individual progress and any necessary adjustments can be made and evaluated.  However the number of sessions is dependent upon your personal goals.


FINDING A QUALIFIED LIFE COACH

Currently no regulation is in place for life coaching and any individual can use the term ‘lifestyle coach’.  It is wise to carry out some research and select a coach who is either a member of, or accredited by, an association or professional body such as the International Guild of Coaches (IGC).   Qualified lifestyle and relationship coaches are obligated to a code of ethics and procedure that determines their services offered are of a high professional and trustworthy standard.  These regulations also guarantee an individual who has undergone certifiable training and receives professional upskilling.

The Wellness Directory provides a ready-made referral list of certified life coaches within your region.  We fully encourage you to do some independent research by checking out individual credentials, i.e. experience, training, qualifications, relevant client feedback and so forth.

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