The characteristics of a great Coach lie within each of us. We have managed to negotiate our lives to this point and have a wealth of Life Experience to share on “how we did it”. Granted, our life may not be all we dreamed about, but with our own recognition of this, is one of the strongest attributes we offer, self-honesty.
Coaching candidates who possess the willingness to go the distance, have the drive, determination and perseverance to learn and implement new strategies make the Best Coaches. Clients benefit from healthy modeling, encouragement and positive validation for their efforts. If you have what it takes, hesitation to call is delaying your entry into to this new and exciting field.
The opportunities for Recovery Coaching are abundant. We provide services for people seeking assistance for all of Life’s Transitions. For instance, if we just focus on the social health epidemic of substance abuse, the transitions of getting help with that issue alone is enormous. People pre-contemplate change, like going to detox, going to rehab or when they discharge from either, a Recovery Coach is part of that journey. Another example may be when we examine people’s health, think medical, think a new diagnosis, like being told you have chronic disease, like diabetes or asthma. Change at this point is critical. A Recovery Coach can be instrumental is assisting a person negotiate this crucial pending change.