What Is The Difference Between Counseling And Coaching?
Good question. Both professions work with the intention of helping you figure out and improve your work situation. However, there are some significant differences. • Training requirements • Past-present-future orientation • Who comes up with the answers Training Requirements In most countries, career coaches (who may also be called life coaches) are self-regulating. There is no independent accreditation authority that makes it compulsory for a career coach to have a degree. However, coaches who want to enhance their knowledge of coaching practice and build credibility and confidence, often opt to undertake life coach training and gain Professional Life Coach credentials in a coaching model and niche that they identify with, e.g. in Christian life coaching or as a spiritual life coach. Career counselors, on the other hand, may have a more stringent set of criteria to meet. A Master’s qualification in counselling may be required, as well as professional membership of a peak body. In Aust