FAQ’s about Life and Creativity Coaching

Being a life coach and creativity coach in Colorado, Dolly sees a variety of clients from artists to entrepreneurs. Everyone can use a coaching session to help break through resistance and obstacles and discover old passions and new ideas. Still unsure about creativity coaching and life coaching? Read the frequently asked questions and answers below to help clarify.

  • What is the difference between coaching and counseling?
    • Coaching is not therapy, but rather designing and envisioning your future. The role of the coach is to empower clients who want to achieve a specific outcome or goal. Coaching clients design a life plan and specific goals in that plan in addition to seeking weekly accountability to achieve these goals. Therapy can bring understanding and awareness about what is holding you back from the past. Therapy clients usually need help with a specific problem and want to relieve pain or symptoms.
  • How is creativity coaching different than life coaching?
    • Some may call a creativity coach an art coach or even a wellness coach, and while those descriptions are accurate, a creativity coach simply helps you focus on the creative aspects of your life. Push through creative blocks, find inspiration, and engage in ongoing creative practices. A creativity coach will help you determine a daily practice and plan for accessing your inner creative self. Whether you’re an artist, writer, or entrepreneur, a creativity coach helps you realize your dreams and identify the steps you need to take in order to achieve that goal.
  • Why hire a coach?
    • Accountability towards creating the life you want
    • To set and reach your goals
    • To make significant changes
    • To become more financially successful
    • To get ahead professionally
    • To improve your health and well being
    • To make better decisions
    • To have someone to collaborate with
    • To improve your relationships 
    • To make a bigger impact in the world
    • To simplify your life
    • To reduce stress
    • To become a better manager, executive or businessperson
  • What will we do in a coaching session?
    • We’ll discover, clarify, and align with what you want to achieve, encourage self-discovery, and develop client-generated solutions and strategies.