Coaching vs therapy

What are the differences between coaching and psychotherapy? The cliché that coaching focuses on the present and future while therapy focuses on the past isn’t just a cliché but also a myth, as there are forms of therapy that don’t dwell on the past, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and forms of coaching that allow for deeper self-examination. In a previous article, I described … Continue reading Coaching vs therapy

On existential coaching

Coaching has become very popular in recent years, especially ‘executive’ coaching; which is unsurprising, in the corporate-oriented culture we live in. But there’s a wide range of options: from somatic to spiritual to relationship coaching – to name but a few. The one that resonates with me the most is existential coaching. Philosophy was one of my favourite subjects in school and existentialism my favourite … Continue reading On existential coaching