Coaching is not Counseling


“Coaching” is a Professional-Client relationship the client has with the coach that is designed to facilitate the
creation/development of personal, professional or business goals and to develop and carry out a
strategy/plan for achieving those goals.

Coaching does not involve the diagnosis or treatment of mental disorders as defined by the American Psychiatric Association.

Coaching is not a substitute for counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, mental health care or substance abuse treatment.

Coaching is not to be used it in place of any form of diagnosis, treatment or therapy.

Coaching is not to be used as a substitute for professional advice by legal, medical, financial, business, spiritual or other qualified professionals. Independent professional guidance is to be sought for legal, medical, financial, business, spiritual or other matters. All decisions in these areas are exclusively the client’s and the client’s decisions and actions regarding them are the client’s sole responsibility.

The client is fully responsible for the client’s physical, mental and emotional well-being during the coaching sessions, including the client’s choices and decisions.

Coaching services are not intended to take the place of professional counseling or medical or psychological care and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.

All of the coach’s instructions and the information provided are, and are intended to be, educational in
nature, providing information, instruction, support, and encouragement.

The coach is not a licensed physician or licensed mental health professional or psychologist, anddoes not hold himself out to provide any form of health care or psychotherapy. The coach does not represent his services as any form of medical, behavioral or mental health care. Please consult your health care provider before making any health care decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition.

Individual results may vary.