Mental Health Coaching and Depression

It is common to think that people who are suffering from depression need the services of a psychiatrist, but mental health coaching might offer an alternate solution for individuals suffering through periods of depression. An important tool in recovering from depression is having a recovery partner, someone who acts like a sponsor in AA or similar programs. The perfect recovery partner is someone skilled in coaching and mental health – a mental health coach! What is Mental Health Coaching? A … [Read more...]

Mental Health Coaching – 10 Steps to a Better Attitude

Mental health coaching is a niche of the coaching field that borders on therapy. Though a mental health coach is not a therapist and does not treat mental disorders, good coaches can help their clients see the world in a new way, turn pessimism into optimism, and think with a glass-half-full attitude instead of a glass half-empty attitude. Mental Health Coaching Works Though people with mental disorders or conditions need a trained therapist, there are many people who merely need to alter … [Read more...]

Psychology Coaching Tips: Making The Complex Simple in Mental Health Coaching

When I first started psychology coaching I was CONFUSED all the time, and scared MOST of the time.  What I mean is that as a mental health coaching professional I didn't know when to use the scramble technique that the NLP guys taught me and I didn't know when just to ask re-framing questions, and I didn't know when to confront my client, or what?? The hard part about psychology coaching is not a lack of tools. The hard part about psychology coaching is not a lack of exercises to put your … [Read more...]