Who is this service for?
Typical clients include professionals in demanding and high-performance fields such as Doctors, Lawyers, Judges, Financial Advisors, Mental Health Professionals, upper management (CEO, CFO, COO).
Professional Coaching vs. Psychiatric Care
People who do not have an identified or active psychiatric illness, but who are struggling with the Typical Issues listed below would benefit from Professional Coaching.
People with an identified and active psychiatric illness require psychiatric care and should request a referral for a psychiatric assessment from their Family Physician.
Both often present with stress, anxiety, irritability, mood swings, sleep issues, physical symptoms like irritable bowel, insomnia, concentration issues.
Stress management, burnout, work-life balance, efficiency issues, interpersonal issues or personal stressors interfering with work related productivity.
Desire for self-actualization.
Targeted assessment to identify the root of their struggles.
Education and experiential learning of concepts to address root issues.
Addressing the issues contributing to their difficulties
A suspected or identified active psychiatric illness to be treated.
Psychiatric Assessment for diagnostic clarification and treatment recommendations.
Medication recommendations as indicated.
Therapy focused on management of the pathological presentation.
*If someone has seen me for Professional Coaching at any time, I am unable to see them for psychiatric care. Similarly, if someone has seen me as a patient, they are not able to see me for Professional Coaching at any time in the future as it would pose a conflict of interest.
NOTE: Many therapy interventions and principles are also used as educational principles that are taught to attain and maintain wellness. The difference between their use in Professional Coaching versus Therapy is their target and intent (to promote self-actualization vs. manage an illness).
Personal issues interfering with work productivity, efficiency or health
Poor work-life balance & burnout
Difficulty clarifying professional objectives
Struggles setting boundaries and prioritizing
Interpersonal issues with staff
Work-specific demands and relationship management issues
Stress-related health issues including but not limited to:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Muscle tension and pain
Sleep and concentration difficulties
What do we do?
In these 1:1 sessions we:
Identify and address the underlying issues
Use an experiential and educational approach informed by research
Learn practical skills that are transferable to other life situations
More intimacy and connection in relationships
Improved work-life balance
Greater clarity of values and purpose
Increased ability to prioritize and set boundaries accordingly
Increased life satisfaction
Improved physical health
Improved mental health
More engaged with life