Addiction interferes with the normal pattern of growth in many people. As part of their recovery, they need to learn the basics including how to budget money, look for employment, go on interviews and follow through on responsibilities.
Life skills coaching is a complementary approach to traditional therapy. Life coaches provide guidance and support to help clients develop practical skills essential for thriving in daily life. Life coaches also reinforce existing skills in context with a life in recovery, which helps build a client’s confidence.
Life skills coaching helps clients navigate through obstacles so they can master essential life skills. Ultimately, clients are able to tackle challenges that once seemed too difficult by leveraging practical strategies and a support network.
In conjunction with therapy, life skills coaching affords many benefits. A life coach helps people in rehab gain the necessary skills to heal and lead a healthier, more balanced life in recovery. Clients are held accountable through ongoing support and encouragement, which translates to sustained independence. Benefits include: