A professional coach doesn't psychoanalyze their client and interpret their behavior as "resistant," simple as that. The nuance here is that "resistance" happens, is more commonly caused inadvertently by the coach, and doesn't always mean the client has a problem that needs fixing. Just as "the customer is always right" you can assume that your client is always "right" and a reaction that you
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How to Refer for Therapy as a Professional Coach
In coaching we like to say "When in doubt, refer it out," but how? A trainee of Relationship Coaching Institute with a client exhibiting symptoms of severe postpartum depression asked "How do you handle referrals when your client lives in another state and you don't have any connections in their area?" and stimulated the following response addressing the nuances of making referrals for therapy
Coaching Tip: Convert Statements into Coaching Questions
The most common "uncoach-like" behavior displayed by trainees early in their coach training is to provide a suggestion or POV in response to their client's situation. Why? I understand that you really want to help and empathize with the impulse to simply blurt out what you think your client needs to do or understand, but leaving your coaching lane and dis-empowering your client to do so is
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