If you’re struggling with depression, you may have tried a lot of different methods to seek help. Sometimes the root of depression can come from past trauma or a chemical imbalance in your brain, and you might have already started therapy and mood stabilizers. If you’re wondering “can a life coach help with depression?” you may be looking for supplemental tools and skills for coping. Similar to counseling, a life coach can help you take the first step toward a healthier and happier life.
How a Life Coach Can Help with Depression
Everyday, we experience conflicts in our life that might affect our mood and our relationships. However, when those conflicts begin to cause a mental roadblock that makes it difficult to function, we should consider seeking help. A life coach is not a substitute for a licensed therapist, but many people choose to work with both a therapist and life coach.
Whereas a therapist has the background to help you process trauma, a life coach can supplement this work by helping work through your feelings in a constructive manner.
Here is what you might expect from a life coach:
- A life coach can provide you with the tools you need to confidently analyze the problems in your life so you can work through them constructively and directly
- They can help provide you with a feeling of purpose and control
- They can show you how to cultivate self-empowerment and gain a motivated mindset to achieve the goals you’ve always wanted
- Help you own your choices and take responsibility of your life
- Reach your maximum potential
- Manufacture success the way you envision it
- Make peace with your situation and find happiness through your own power
Curious About Life Coaching?
At Philly Family Life Counseling LLC, we understand that life can throw curveballs that can leave us reeling, depressed, and feeling like control of our life isn’t in our own hands.
If the conflicts you’re facing in your everyday life have begun to make you feel depressed and like it’s difficult to function, you may want to try working with a therapist, life coach, or both.
Our life coach Ida Devers, (MBA, MS, ASFA Health and Wellness Coach, Diplomate of Medical Cannabinoid Science®) can work with you to remind you that these roadblocks don’t need to define you.
For more information on setting up your initial appointment, call the office at 215-677-3810 or fill out our online form. You can also learn more about life coaching on our blog! Take back control of your life; call us today!