ADHD Coach is a one-on-one, non-psychotherapeutic intervention for managing the symptoms of attention deficit disorder. Adults with AD/HD are aware that they must design their environment with proper reminders in place in order to operate at their top level of efficiency. Coaching empowers the client to create an environment that meets his/her own unique needs
Improving skills such as time management and organization are often a client's primary concern. Since AD/HD symptoms can become more frequent and/or severe during times of stress and fatigue, the client also learns to pay attention to lifestyle issues and to increase his/her wellbeing.
Business/Corporate Coaching These coaches are skilled at helping teams to recognize their strengths and teaching teams how to work together by building on each other’s strengths. They review everything that has gone right with the team and devise ways to draw on past successes to address current problems. This coaching process creates motivation and innovation. Many of these coaches apply the principles of Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Psychology.
Career Coaching Career coaching may focus on changing careers or finding deeper fulfillment in a current career. Through the coaching process clients identify roadblocks that keep them from making changes and begin to see all of the possibilities before them. These coaches have a large toolbox full of tools they use to help clients identify strengths and values and to make better informed choices for fulfilling careers.
Coaching Actors, Artists Many of the coaches in this area may be actors or artists who have knowledge of the entertainment industry. Creative people flourish in their work and life by:
- Learning new habits
- Getting unstuck
- Breaking down goals into small doable steps
- Learning to quiet the negative self-talk
- Brainstorming ideas in a confidential and non-judgmental space
- Holding yourself accountable to weekly goals
- Creating a plan and keeping your focus
- Career enhancement and changes
- Learning to market yourself
- Creating balance
- Improving health and personal body image
- Conquering stage fright
Coaching Lawyers These coaches specialize in the challenges people face trying to balance home life with a legal career. Some of the coaching may be around the following issues:
- Coach those who are ready to leave a law firm and go out on their own
- Marketing your practice
- Accelerate your drive on the partnership track
- Personal issues
Coaching Musicians Many musicians come to coaching to create structure in their lives. They want to be more disciplined in practicing their craft and writing. Many performers need coaching around performance anxiety. Through coaching, musicians will set weekly goals and develop better working habits.
Coaching Parents Through Parent coaching parents can let go of the fears of parenting and replace their fears with confidence they have what it takes to be a good parent. Through coaching you define your goals and devise action plans to meet those goals. Parent coaches help you to see the big picture and support your decisions.
Executive Coaching Executive coaching within organizations focuses on the executive’s performance. Some companies require an executive to work with a coach to improve performance in a certain area. Coaching helps to identify the roadblocks keeping the executive from reaching the desired outcome. During the coaching process development of certain leadership or communication skills may be identified as well as the need for improving relationships with subordinates or colleagues.
Group Coaching is a more affordable way to try coaching. These coaches coach groups of people by running workshops that may last a few weeks or a few months. These workshops may be on a specific area of focus or a more generalized workshop on techniques you can use to move you toward your goal. Check out our list of Tele- workshops to find out about group coaching workshops currently available. Tele-workshops make it easy for you to participate in workshops not available where you live. You may also use our search function to find coaches who specialize in coaching groups.
Health/Fitness/Weight Coaching Health/Fitness/Weight Loss Coaching These coaches work with clients to help them meet goals around fitness and physical well being.
Mentor Coach for Coaches Mentor coaches provide supervision and support for life coaches. They serve as mentors to new coaches.
Midlife Coaching Priorities and values may shift during midlife and you may feel a sense of urgency to create a life that now matches your inner passion and values. You may feel you are going through a midlife crisis when actually what you are experiencing is a normal middle age shift. Some reasons people hire a coach in midlife:
- Career Change
- Balance caring for family (children and parents) and career.
- Finding deeper fulfillment and meaning in life.
- Relieve stress and take time for yourself.
- Increase joy and motivation.
Personal Coaching for Athletes encompasses balancing professional life with home life, setting professional goals and identifying and breaking through mental and physical barriers in order to reach those goals.
Personal Life Coaching Personal life coaches work with individuals on a whole range of issues including the other types of coaching listed on this page. In addition, you may have a special project you are trying to complete or a business idea you’d like to put into action and these coaches will work with you to help you reach your goal.
Retirement Coaching Retirement coaches work with individuals on a whole range of issues including creating a second career, planning for retirement and finding meaning and personal fulfillment as one continues to age.
Small Business Coaching Some business coaches specialize in helping small businesses get off the ground. Many business coaches have backgrounds in business and through the coaching process work with owners to develop business and marketing plans.
These coaches are also skillful at positive team building. Some small start-up businesses start out with a group of friends working together and as individual differences arise the personal relationships interfere preventing business growth. Coaches work with these individuals to create a positive environment for growth.
Writing Coach These coaches work with individuals who are trying to complete a book, screenplay, dissertation or any other type of writing project.
Motivational Speaking These coaches are available for motivational speaking engagements.
Relationship Coaching These coaches work with individuals to enhance relationships with family, friends or colleagues. If you are looking for a romantic relationship they will work with as you take steps to bring you closer to fulfilling that desire.