I hope this newsletter finds you with a peaceful mind and heart. 2-minute read
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"Time doesn't stop moving forward, nor should we."
Positive Changes Increasing Access to Care: Increased Affordability, Client Choice, Privacy, and 2 Levels of Care
Sliding Scale Change: Effective 1-1-2024, my sliding scale will be $85-$125. This is a 16% reduction.
Client Choice: Clients choose the price that works best for them on the sliding scale. Clients can choose to pay out-of-pocket vs. using insurance.
Increased Privacy: With a sliding scale notbased on income, clients retain privacy over their finances. Not using insurance increases privacy due to no 3rd party involvement.
2 Levels of Care: With requests for continued care after counseling completion, my Life Coaching services will be $80 per session or $300 for 4. This is available to clients anywhere. Learn more below...
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Distinguishing Life Coaching from Counseling
Life coaching and counseling offer distinct methods to assist individuals with diverse objectives and requirements.
Life coaching revolves around assisting individuals in identifying and reaching personal and professional goals. It concentrates on action-oriented steps, aiming for positive changes in various aspects of life. The focus lies in guiding clients to set specific objectives, overcome obstacles, and create plans to achieve those aspirations. It's like a roadmap for individuals seeking direction, motivation, and clarity in their pursuit of personal development and success.
On the other hand, counseling is more centered on mental health and emotional well-being. It delves into exploring past experiences, emotions, and behaviors to address psychological disorders, emotional wounds, and mental hurdles. The emphasis is on creating a safe, confidential space where individuals can work through their struggles, gain insight, and find ways to heal and grow emotionally and psychologically.
Distinguishing Factors - The primary differences between life coaching and counseling pertain to the sessions' objectives and focal points. Both aim to enhance lives, yet coaching emphasizes specific goal attainment and positive life transformations, while counseling concentrates on addressing psychological disorders, emotional barriers, and enhancing mental health.
My clinical interests and practice focus on helping low-moderate acuity individual adults. I help people cope with anxiety, depression, adjusting to life changes, grief/loss, and stress. These are all things that I’ve had experience with at some point in my life. Some of my favorite therapeutic techniques include CBT – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Mindfulness-Based techniques, and Integrative Behavioral Health practices. A diagnosis is just a collection of adjectives to describe what you’re dealing with. People who seek out counseling to help improve their functioning by minimizing unpleasant symptoms are H E A L T H Y. I take 3 commercial insurances through Headway: Aetna, UHC, and Cigna. I have a Person-Centered theoretical orientation and enjoy helping people identify and reconnect with their personal strengths toward living with more authenticity which can be accomplished through life coaching.
I wish you a healthy winter season and look forward to seeing you when the time is right for you. Until then….
Tracy Hunt, MSEd, LPCC Owner, Turning Inward LLC Counseling and Coaching “Gentle Support for Difficult Times” 937-321-9794