Coaching seems to have a forward driven force. It's function is to support those to achieve and in the achieving there is also change. Coaching uses challenging questions to get clients thinking and producing their own solutions to the problems they may be facing, rather than being told what to do. Being told what to do would be disempowering and a backwards motion would occur where the client may be becoming weaker and less confident as a result. Just imagine a sports coach that would give you a hand with the weights, it would seem pretty pointless right...?
Chris Rudyard MBACP
Professional, experienced counsellor/psychotherapist in Liverpool