Frequently Asked Questions

What You Need to Know

About Counseling

What is the difference between Coaching and Counseling?

Counseling (Therapy) seeks to help you heal past emotional injuries and bring you emotionally forward. Counseling has a doctor-patient type relationship. The Therapist diagnoses and provides treatment toward a path of healing.

Coaching focuses on the client’s present and offers guidance to a more desirable future. Coaching provides a co-creative partnership allowing the client to discover their answers. A Coach stands with the client helping them overcome challenges and obtaining victory while holding the client accountable.

How will we meet?

Currently, all services are provided via telehealth (video conferencing).

Do you take my insurance?

We provide private pay services only. However, you can still get your insurance benefits by submitting your easily accessible invoices from our client portal for reimbursement.

What is Coaching?

Coaching works as a partnership between coach and client. It helps clarify goals, make them less challenging and motivate the client towards great success.  Coaching does not answer the question of how I can do better but helps you clarify what you need to improve and improve. Coaching helps you gain control of your life by evaluating what you are doing now in your life in the light of your goals, dreams, values, and intentions. Coaching gives you new choices that lead to change. Coaching helps people go beyond the mental blocks of what they thought was possible.

How does coaching work?

A coach will help you explore the present and design your future. It will enable you to achieve your goals and live your values. A coach is at your service.

What types of coaching does Healing the Family offer?

Life & Family Coaching
A life and family coach deals with the client’s life in all dimensions – personal and professional, health and relationships. Life and Family coaches often help clients in their work because work is an essential part of life, but their focus is not wholly on work. A life and family coach is the only professional trained to deal with all aspects of a client’s life.

  • A Counselor requires education, training, and licensing.
  • Counseling is a process. Very often not a quick fix.
  • Counseling requires the development of a professional relationship.
  • In Counseling, the change you experience may be both expected and unexpected.
  • Counseling does not always require a diagnosis.
  • Counseling can be highly emotional.
  • Counseling is confidential by law and by ethics, with some exclusions.
  • Counseling requires the right fit. Every counselor cannot counsel every type of client.
  • A counselor treats mental and emotional disorders, relationship issues, and life challenges. Your experience will not be the same as others because you are you.
  • Counselors do not prescribe medication. However, they should work with a Pyschartist who does.
  • Counselors can specialize in various areas of Mental, Emotional, and Relational health.
  • Counselors are human too.