There are different forms of life coaching available to meet the needs of their clients. As a life coach, you can specialize on a certain field that you think you would do best. Each field is unique from each other, but interconnected too. Sometimes, you have to integrate one field to the other to make your coaching successful.
Relationship Coaching: Dr. Love
This involves helping your client deal with relationship issues in their lives. May it be a past love, present relationship, or even making decisions on choosing a life partner. A lot of people nowadays have love as their biggest problem. Teenagers and adults of all ages have this waterloo in their lives.
This type of coaching does not only include romantic relationships. It may also tackle family, friend, colleague, and neighborhood relations. The client is made to realize that keeping the quality of relations to other people is important for their own personal growth.
Business Coaching: Doing It The Professional Way
Here, you help your client to become successful in their business life. You help them make decisions that are vital to their advancements. Clients in this area probably face problems such as lack of confidence on themselves to run their business or to face the problems they encounter regarding the field.
As a coach, you help them see the clearer framework of the business world. You suggest on strategies for them to evolve into a confident and successful businessmen. You can help them start a business, take it to the next level, advertise effectively, finance wisely and set their priorities.
Management Coaching: Creating A Leader
Here, managers are the most common clients. They are coached on how to be effective and efficient managers. You coach them to hone their leadership skills to the fullest. They usually face problems on decision making, relating to their inferiors, co-workers and superiors. In the end, they are able to cope up with the stresses of having a managerial position.
Spiritual Coaching: Uplifting The Spirit
This field deals with the less materialized problems. It involves uplifting your clients spirit, may it be religiously or not. It can be beneficial not only to the client but also to the coach. The product of a renewed spirit waits in the end.
Life Balance Coaching: Learning To Juggle
Clients who need to know how to balance all those different aspects of their lives whether physical, emotional, social, business, academic and the likes, usually need someone like this. They get to learn their priorities and see clearly what is really important and what truly matters in their lives.
Health And Fitness Coaching: To Live A Long Life
Clients that have health problems, most commonly weight problems enroll in this kind of program.
As a coach, you do not play doctor or a fitness trainer here, but instead you’ll be the one to refer them to one. You are there to motivate them to make changes with positive effect on their lives and keep them going until they reach their goal.
Being a life coach means aiming for the holistic development of your client. So whatever form of life coaching you are in or planning to go into, remember that you shouldn’t forget to look at the whole picture and see whether there are problems in those other areas of your client’s life.