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(8.15.18) Wednesday Upgrade: Clues someone needs counseling not coaching

August 15, 2018 Every now and then I get the question: “How can we tell if someone needs counseling and not coaching?” In the beginning, I think it’s really difficult for new coaches to tell. After all, most individuals – even hurting ones – look the same from the outside. But it’s imperative that coaches learn to distinguish who is a good candidate for coaching from who would be better served working with a counselor or therapist.  (Please note that while there is a difference between counseling & therapy, I will use those terms interchangeably to simply this post.) Before I
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