Life Coaching Therapists in Miami, FL

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Dr. Melanie S. Hussain
Marriage & Family Therapist, DMFT, LMFT
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33137
and Life Transitions.
It can be challenging to carry all the stress and anxiety on your own. These challenges aren't definitive of you, your character, or identity. Moments and experiences shape you, they don't define you. Everything in life is a process. My goal is to help my clients to understand themselves, cope with emotions in a healthy way, encourage and promote a healthier mindset to shift their way of thinking into being. The vision for my clients is to assist them in coming home to themselves, living a life in the present as they build towards tomorrow.
and Life Transitions.
It can be challenging to carry all the stress and anxiety on your own. These challenges aren't definitive of you, your character, or identity. Moments and experiences shape you, they don't define you. Everything in life is a process. My goal is to help my clients to understand themselves, cope with emotions in a healthy way, encourage and promote a healthier mindset to shift their way of thinking into being. The vision for my clients is to assist them in coming home to themselves, living a life in the present as they build towards tomorrow.
(754) 203-4241 View (754) 203-4241
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Ligia M Houben
MA, CGC, CPC, FT, CHT
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33143
Are you facing a challenging transition and feel stuck? I know that facing a painful life event can be stressful and disheartening. As a Certified Grief Counselor, Thanatologist, and Professional Certified Life Coach, I have specialized in the area of grief transformation and personal growth. I created a methodology that has been presented in 100+ seminars nationwide to mental health professionals to use with their clients. In working together, you will learn these tools to help you transform your loss and transform your life. if you want to learn more about this system please visit: www.ligiahouben.com
Are you facing a challenging transition and feel stuck? I know that facing a painful life event can be stressful and disheartening. As a Certified Grief Counselor, Thanatologist, and Professional Certified Life Coach, I have specialized in the area of grief transformation and personal growth. I created a methodology that has been presented in 100+ seminars nationwide to mental health professionals to use with their clients. In working together, you will learn these tools to help you transform your loss and transform your life. if you want to learn more about this system please visit: www.ligiahouben.com
(786) 692-9197 View (786) 692-9197
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Awareness Life Coaching, LLC
MHC
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33196  (Online Only)
Welcome to Awareness Life Coaching. My name is Mrs. Margarita Garcia-Saladin-Landron. I am a Psychotherapist striving to help individuals cope with their life stressors through life coaching. I will assist you in making real-life choices for real-life life experiences. I can assist you in understanding, creating, setting, and accomplishing your wants and needs to achieve your dreams clearly. Together we can utilize tools to help you comprehend and be able to make better decisions, with life’s many surprises. How to process these decisions in a healthy manner is the key. Together we will navigate through these experiences.
Welcome to Awareness Life Coaching. My name is Mrs. Margarita Garcia-Saladin-Landron. I am a Psychotherapist striving to help individuals cope with their life stressors through life coaching. I will assist you in making real-life choices for real-life life experiences. I can assist you in understanding, creating, setting, and accomplishing your wants and needs to achieve your dreams clearly. Together we can utilize tools to help you comprehend and be able to make better decisions, with life’s many surprises. How to process these decisions in a healthy manner is the key. Together we will navigate through these experiences.
(786) 952-6129 View (786) 952-6129
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Armeen Irani
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33156
Work, school, children, parents, dating, partners, marriage ... all create joy and stress in our lives. And there's more .... friends, body image, aging, sex ... and the list goes on. How we respond to our stressors is intimately connected to who we are and what our life experiences have been. Your therapy needs to be as unique as you are and that is what I specialize in. I believe in using many modalities to help my patients create a therapeutic plan that works best for them.
Work, school, children, parents, dating, partners, marriage ... all create joy and stress in our lives. And there's more .... friends, body image, aging, sex ... and the list goes on. How we respond to our stressors is intimately connected to who we are and what our life experiences have been. Your therapy needs to be as unique as you are and that is what I specialize in. I believe in using many modalities to help my patients create a therapeutic plan that works best for them.
(786) 808-2020 View (786) 808-2020
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Prof. Arie T. Greenleaf
Counselor, PhD, LMHC
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33101  (Online Only)
If you’re struggling to clarify your life vision, to find peace with your past, or to live life with great purpose, pleasure, and direction, I will help you to dissolve the limiting beliefs that hold you locked in place.
As a specialist in uncovering subconscious beliefs, I delve into the hidden narratives that shape thoughts, emotions, and actions. Our lives are often governed by unconscious beliefs, and understanding these is crucial for meaningful change. Conditions like anxiety, depression, and addiction can be manifestations of these deep-seated, unacknowledged narratives. My approach is to bring these limiting beliefs to light, helping you to understand and integrate them consciously. This process opens the path to a transformed life, enabling you to break free from past constraints and live with renewed purpose and clarity.
If you’re struggling to clarify your life vision, to find peace with your past, or to live life with great purpose, pleasure, and direction, I will help you to dissolve the limiting beliefs that hold you locked in place.
As a specialist in uncovering subconscious beliefs, I delve into the hidden narratives that shape thoughts, emotions, and actions. Our lives are often governed by unconscious beliefs, and understanding these is crucial for meaningful change. Conditions like anxiety, depression, and addiction can be manifestations of these deep-seated, unacknowledged narratives. My approach is to bring these limiting beliefs to light, helping you to understand and integrate them consciously. This process opens the path to a transformed life, enabling you to break free from past constraints and live with renewed purpose and clarity.
(954) 710-9227 View (954) 710-9227
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Dana Renee O'Neill
Counselor, LMHC, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33109  (Online Only)
It's time to win back some peace of mind and self-worth and attract the life you want.
To others it may seem like you've got it all together, but on the inside you're spinning out of control. Panic randomly punches you in the chest, taking your breath away, and you can't focus on anything else other than how to make it stop. You are consumed by trying to keep up with everyone else since they seem to have it all together, but you can barely function through the day. You feel like an awful mom because you are lashing out on your kids and hating the daily monotony instead of "embracing the joy of motherhood." You feel like you are failing your partner because somewhere along this journey you just lost yourself.
It's time to win back some peace of mind and self-worth and attract the life you want.
To others it may seem like you've got it all together, but on the inside you're spinning out of control. Panic randomly punches you in the chest, taking your breath away, and you can't focus on anything else other than how to make it stop. You are consumed by trying to keep up with everyone else since they seem to have it all together, but you can barely function through the day. You feel like an awful mom because you are lashing out on your kids and hating the daily monotony instead of "embracing the joy of motherhood." You feel like you are failing your partner because somewhere along this journey you just lost yourself.
(407) 476-9666 View (407) 476-9666
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Haleh Gianni
BS, MS, CYP
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33132  (Online Only)
Are you wondering why things are the way they are? Are you questioning your life path, your relationships, your personality, and your family dynamic? Would knowing how to make sense of it all and gain clarity and confidence make a difference in your life? I focus on providing you with a unique and insightful perspective on realizing certain key aspects about yourself and the people in your world. With this approach, you gain practical tools and a new frame of thinking, so you can attain the kind of peace and serenity you desire. Our work solely focuses on you, and the advice is personalized to meet your needs.
Are you wondering why things are the way they are? Are you questioning your life path, your relationships, your personality, and your family dynamic? Would knowing how to make sense of it all and gain clarity and confidence make a difference in your life? I focus on providing you with a unique and insightful perspective on realizing certain key aspects about yourself and the people in your world. With this approach, you gain practical tools and a new frame of thinking, so you can attain the kind of peace and serenity you desire. Our work solely focuses on you, and the advice is personalized to meet your needs.
(305) 614-3909 View (305) 614-3909
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Dr. Chemika Burkhalter
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DHA, LCSW, MCLC
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33177  (Online Only)
I am a licensed clinical social worker and a certified life coach and for 18 years I have helped individuals of all ages and backgrounds to heal and live full, empowered, and authentic lives. I have worked with women and men who have a range of challenges, including but not limited to, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, chronic illness, career changes, relationship conflict, and family dynamics.
I am a licensed clinical social worker and a certified life coach and for 18 years I have helped individuals of all ages and backgrounds to heal and live full, empowered, and authentic lives. I have worked with women and men who have a range of challenges, including but not limited to, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, chronic illness, career changes, relationship conflict, and family dynamics.
(786) 418-0661 View (786) 418-0661
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Stacy Schmoll
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33142
As a clinical social worker Stacy has experience working with a variety of issues, including grief and loss, trauma, and adjustment/life changes and has experience collaborating with professionals on multidisciplinary teams in a variety of settings and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Stacy Schmoll has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from McNeese State University and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from University of South Florida. Stacy promotes and embraces the practice of mindfulness and gratitude, the value of human connection, and the importance of finding meaning in one’s life. In her free time, she enjoys reading, exercising, camping, volunteering and spending time with her family. Stacy works with adult, individual clients. She promotes and embraces the practice of mindfulness and gratitude, the value of human connection, and the importance of finding meaning in one’s life.
As a clinical social worker Stacy has experience working with a variety of issues, including grief and loss, trauma, and adjustment/life changes and has experience collaborating with professionals on multidisciplinary teams in a variety of settings and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Stacy Schmoll has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from McNeese State University and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from University of South Florida. Stacy promotes and embraces the practice of mindfulness and gratitude, the value of human connection, and the importance of finding meaning in one’s life. In her free time, she enjoys reading, exercising, camping, volunteering and spending time with her family. Stacy works with adult, individual clients. She promotes and embraces the practice of mindfulness and gratitude, the value of human connection, and the importance of finding meaning in one’s life.
(786) 822-4981 View (786) 822-4981
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Patricia Calderon
Counselor, PhD
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33155
My treatment approach is open, genuine and compassionate so you can feel comfortable exploring difficult issues. I have extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families, helping them find their strengths and abilities so they can live a fulfilling life. You can reach me immediately via Call or DM to (305) 574-9081.
My treatment approach is open, genuine and compassionate so you can feel comfortable exploring difficult issues. I have extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families, helping them find their strengths and abilities so they can live a fulfilling life. You can reach me immediately via Call or DM to (305) 574-9081.
(305) 574-9081 View (305) 574-9081
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Cali Estes
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, PhD, MCAP, ICADC, MAC, MNLP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33130
Ready to UnPause Your life and find the best version of yourself? I can help you get to the root cause of everything that holds you back and help you become the BEST version of yourself. Whether you self-soothe with drugs, alcohol, sex, shopping, food, have stress and anxiety or crave personal development, we work together as a team to get to the root cause of the issues and stressors you are experiencing and begin removing them and learning ways to have a more productive, positive life. I blend therapy and life coaching with a 100% confidential service, phone, skype, or in person. My Deep Dive Method creates positive lasting change
Ready to UnPause Your life and find the best version of yourself? I can help you get to the root cause of everything that holds you back and help you become the BEST version of yourself. Whether you self-soothe with drugs, alcohol, sex, shopping, food, have stress and anxiety or crave personal development, we work together as a team to get to the root cause of the issues and stressors you are experiencing and begin removing them and learning ways to have a more productive, positive life. I blend therapy and life coaching with a 100% confidential service, phone, skype, or in person. My Deep Dive Method creates positive lasting change
(786) 651-3113 View (786) 651-3113
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Chanel Burth
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33157  (Online Only)
People struggling with empowerment, anxiety, and relational concerns often yearn for validation, clarity, and confidence. You may find yourself feeling stuck in patterns of self-doubt, overwhelmed by worry, and disconnected from meaningful relationships. You desire to reclaim a sense of agency, find inner peace, and cultivate healthier connections with yourself and others. If you're seeking guidance to break free from these challenges and embrace a more empowered and fulfilling life, I'm here to support you every step of the way.
People struggling with empowerment, anxiety, and relational concerns often yearn for validation, clarity, and confidence. You may find yourself feeling stuck in patterns of self-doubt, overwhelmed by worry, and disconnected from meaningful relationships. You desire to reclaim a sense of agency, find inner peace, and cultivate healthier connections with yourself and others. If you're seeking guidance to break free from these challenges and embrace a more empowered and fulfilling life, I'm here to support you every step of the way.
(786) 882-9969 View (786) 882-9969
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Candise Taylor
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33127  (Online Only)
There may be moments in life when different emotions, concerns, and feelings can arise. One might feel guilt, shame, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, a lack of faith and hope, and a lack of understanding regarding who they are or why situations occur. If you are interested in talking to someone, seeing things from a different perspective, and rebuilding your beliefs, please consider me as an option for communication. I have diverse years of experience helping children/adolescents, and adults with deal with challenging issues and adapt to new changes within their lives.
There may be moments in life when different emotions, concerns, and feelings can arise. One might feel guilt, shame, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, a lack of faith and hope, and a lack of understanding regarding who they are or why situations occur. If you are interested in talking to someone, seeing things from a different perspective, and rebuilding your beliefs, please consider me as an option for communication. I have diverse years of experience helping children/adolescents, and adults with deal with challenging issues and adapt to new changes within their lives.
(813) 669-0322 View (813) 669-0322
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Natasha Bruck
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ASCW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33133
I've been a bilingual licensed therapist for the past 20+ years because I want to be a source of support I've worked with individuals, families and couples where I assist in life coaching, functional medicine, healing trauma and help decrease negative thoughts about yourselfwww.
Do you feel stuck, unhappy? Lost? You are doing all you can to be productive and motivate yourself,but it is not gratifying and you don't know why? Or you are satisfied financially but not personally? This can provoke anxiety symptoms and feeling low. The struggle can be unbearable for anyone. If you are also using illicit substances or even drinking.more often, this is not uncommon. Research indicates use of substances is directly linked to dealing with life stressors- to reduce anxiety, sadness and pain. I provide a safe environment where you can talk freely-without judgement or scrutiny. Sliding scale offered due to pandemic.
I've been a bilingual licensed therapist for the past 20+ years because I want to be a source of support I've worked with individuals, families and couples where I assist in life coaching, functional medicine, healing trauma and help decrease negative thoughts about yourselfwww.
Do you feel stuck, unhappy? Lost? You are doing all you can to be productive and motivate yourself,but it is not gratifying and you don't know why? Or you are satisfied financially but not personally? This can provoke anxiety symptoms and feeling low. The struggle can be unbearable for anyone. If you are also using illicit substances or even drinking.more often, this is not uncommon. Research indicates use of substances is directly linked to dealing with life stressors- to reduce anxiety, sadness and pain. I provide a safe environment where you can talk freely-without judgement or scrutiny. Sliding scale offered due to pandemic.
(786) 629-5624 View (786) 629-5624
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Celeste Marin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33143  (Online Only)
You can live a confident and fulfilling life, allow me to MPOWER you to go from surviving to thriving.
If you are reading this, I am proud of YOU for taking a step to make a change. You do not have to take the steps alone. Have you found yourself struggling to navigate through the game of life? Do you feel like you’ve been going through the motions but have not made a move or have you been faced with challenges with no tools to mange them? We can walk through the game together. I specialize in implementing empowering, goal-oriented therapy to help adolescents, young adults and athletes tackle self-doubt and overthinking while moving toward the future with confidence.
You can live a confident and fulfilling life, allow me to MPOWER you to go from surviving to thriving.
If you are reading this, I am proud of YOU for taking a step to make a change. You do not have to take the steps alone. Have you found yourself struggling to navigate through the game of life? Do you feel like you’ve been going through the motions but have not made a move or have you been faced with challenges with no tools to mange them? We can walk through the game together. I specialize in implementing empowering, goal-oriented therapy to help adolescents, young adults and athletes tackle self-doubt and overthinking while moving toward the future with confidence.
(305) 384-6043 View (305) 384-6043
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Optimal Living Center
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33173
Several psycho-therapeutic and coaching strategies are utilized to help you achieve maximum results, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, leadership & assertiveness training, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Many individuals do not reach their optimal potential due to fear. Fear is the one factor that holds so many back from living their dreams. I will help you to live your dreams and overcome your fears. Do you want change jobs? Are you considering marriage? Are you thinking about ending a relationship? Previous traumatic events holding you back? The goal of Optimal Living Center is inspire you to live life to the fullest and have a great quality of life. Call or email to make an appointment and change your life for the better.
Several psycho-therapeutic and coaching strategies are utilized to help you achieve maximum results, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, leadership & assertiveness training, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Many individuals do not reach their optimal potential due to fear. Fear is the one factor that holds so many back from living their dreams. I will help you to live your dreams and overcome your fears. Do you want change jobs? Are you considering marriage? Are you thinking about ending a relationship? Previous traumatic events holding you back? The goal of Optimal Living Center is inspire you to live life to the fullest and have a great quality of life. Call or email to make an appointment and change your life for the better.
(786) 574-3911 View (786) 574-3911
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Vantasia C. Owens
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, MFT
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33155
Hello there, and welcome! On your journey of self-discovery, remember that one step at a time, you’ll find your path. We’re all unique, continually growing, and giving our best effort. So that brings me to ask the question: Do you ever find yourself caught up in comparisons with others or in search of your place in this world? Let’s explore that together. I work with clients who are ready to start a rewarding adventure of self-exploration and inner healing. Whether you’re seeking to overcome past traumas, navigate life transitions, or cultivate a deeper sense of self-worth and awareness, I provide a safe and non-judgmental space.
Hello there, and welcome! On your journey of self-discovery, remember that one step at a time, you’ll find your path. We’re all unique, continually growing, and giving our best effort. So that brings me to ask the question: Do you ever find yourself caught up in comparisons with others or in search of your place in this world? Let’s explore that together. I work with clients who are ready to start a rewarding adventure of self-exploration and inner healing. Whether you’re seeking to overcome past traumas, navigate life transitions, or cultivate a deeper sense of self-worth and awareness, I provide a safe and non-judgmental space.
(786) 876-8082 View (786) 876-8082
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David S. Kessler
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33132
I strongly believe in the power of therapy to heal, foster growth, and help you live a happier, more fulfilling life. I understand how difficulties and challenges can affect your psyche and your spirit ; we can work together to help clarify what is causing you pain, dissatisfaction or unhappiness, and provide you with tools to help you. My last 30 years have been dedicated to helping people live happier lives. If you want to talk with someone who is non-judgmental, and who will provide gentle insight and honest feedback, I can help you.
I strongly believe in the power of therapy to heal, foster growth, and help you live a happier, more fulfilling life. I understand how difficulties and challenges can affect your psyche and your spirit ; we can work together to help clarify what is causing you pain, dissatisfaction or unhappiness, and provide you with tools to help you. My last 30 years have been dedicated to helping people live happier lives. If you want to talk with someone who is non-judgmental, and who will provide gentle insight and honest feedback, I can help you.
(305) 363-1839 View (305) 363-1839
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Michelle Otero
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33146
Mission Statement: Building and Empowering individuals and businesses to re-invent, motivate and promote self-growth in order to succeed in life.
Maintaining a healthy & positive mindset is very important for many of us; that is why I believe we all have the potential to achieve mental & physical wellness. In addition to my professional career as a therapist & life coach, I’m also an athlete, entrepreneur, wife, daughter, & friend, therefore, being "Mentally Fit" plays an essential role in achieving my personal goals. Motivation, confidence, self love, positive thinking, consistency, & determination are qualities that I’m passionate about & I believe that with my eclectic therapeutic style, I can guide & motivate you in achieving self-growth & overall success in life.
Mission Statement: Building and Empowering individuals and businesses to re-invent, motivate and promote self-growth in order to succeed in life.
Maintaining a healthy & positive mindset is very important for many of us; that is why I believe we all have the potential to achieve mental & physical wellness. In addition to my professional career as a therapist & life coach, I’m also an athlete, entrepreneur, wife, daughter, & friend, therefore, being "Mentally Fit" plays an essential role in achieving my personal goals. Motivation, confidence, self love, positive thinking, consistency, & determination are qualities that I’m passionate about & I believe that with my eclectic therapeutic style, I can guide & motivate you in achieving self-growth & overall success in life.
(786) 613-4668 View (786) 613-4668
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Mind and Soul Counseling Services
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, LMFT
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33185
An open-mind approach to everyday life problems.
A Comprehensive approach to Individual therapy. Teen/adolescent issues, divorce and co-parenting. Depression, anxiety, divorce processing.
An open-mind approach to everyday life problems.
A Comprehensive approach to Individual therapy. Teen/adolescent issues, divorce and co-parenting. Depression, anxiety, divorce processing.
(305) 449-9318 View (305) 449-9318

Life Coaching Therapists

What can I expect from life coaching?

Clients and coaches will typically start by identifying the problem area(s) that the client hopes to address—then, the coach will help the client brainstorm potential solutions and explore concrete techniques to help the client attain their goals. Coaching is typically short-term and focused on finding solutions in the here and now, rather than exploring a client’s past. In addition to strategies aimed at the client’s specific concerns, coaches may encourage general stress management techniques such as meditation.

Can a life coach help treat anxiety?

Because the majority of life coaches are not licensed clinicians, they are not qualified to diagnose or treat anxiety. Anyone struggling with anxiety or another mental health condition should seek help from a licensed mental health practitioner. However, some coaching clients who struggle with subclinical anxiety report that working with their coach on other problems—such as career dissatisfaction or unhealthy habits—has a positive effect on their anxiety.

Can life coaching be done online?

Yes. While life coaching often happens in person, many coaches conduct sessions over the phone or via online platforms such as Zoom or Skype. Because life coaches are not subject to local licensing regulations in the same way that therapists are, they are able to see clients who live in other locations.

How long does life coaching last?

Life coaching tends to be a shorter-term process than therapy, though it does not always unfold over a specific period of time and is instead based on the coach’s or the client’s preferences. Coaching often takes place over three to 12 months but may be shorter or longer if necessary.