Life Coaching is an alliance between client and coach where the coach gives power back to the client. Life coaching helps the client to have a realisation that they in fact know the answers to every question or challenge they may have in their life, knowing that some answers may be obscured, concealed or hidden inside. The client, is the only expert in relation to who truly knows who they are and what they need. By harnessing specialist techniques based on core psychological principals and natural intuition, life coaches provide clients with the tools to confidently face difficult situations, push past emotional barriers and eventually view life with fresh, hopeful and enlightened eyes. Life Coaching is a profession that is different from consulting, mentoring, advice, therapy, or counselling. The coaching process addresses specific personal projects, business successes, general conditions and transitions in the client's personal life, relationships or profession by examining what is going on right now, and uncovering any obstacles or challenges, then choosing a course of action to help the client to achieve a better life, better future. life coaching has a different approach from other therapies, as it puts emphasis on teaching or coaching to the client. This is the fundamental approach of Life coaching.
Recovery of a client embraces many facets, starting with a positive relationship between client and coach, the clients commitment and sense of responsibility are of the upmost of importance for recovery. Appropriate choice of therapy styles (method) and that of learning styles (presentation materials) as well as effective assessments and feedback. Taking into account external factors and unpredicted events such as bereavement, illness, injury etc, and not forgetting the competence of the practitioner