What Do Life Coaches Do? By Dr. Reed Moskowitz, Life Coach

October 9, 2012

As the name suggests, life coaches coach people on multiple elements of their lives. Many who carry this title have experience in organizational and developmental psychology, managerial executive training, business coaching, and similar areas. While life coaches do not function as mental health professionals, they can supplement what those practitioners do. More akin to mentors than doctors, life coaches provide advice, guidance, support, and inspiration to their customers. By teaching clients how to manage their time and resources, as well as providing methods to better envision what they want to achieve, these professionals give their customers the tools to reach their personal and professional goals.

About the Author:

A graduate of Columbia University, Dr. Reed Moskowitz is a life coach based in New York City. A member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, and the Society of Practitioners, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Moskowitz has appeared on numerous television shows to discuss mental health and life coaching.


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