Différents besoins, différentes approches, un résultat optimal
Because I believe that each person has significantly different needs depending on the periods of their lives, I have trained in both Brief Therapy (Systemic and Strategic Therapy) as well as Coaching (ICF).
Although the systemic and strategic therapist's approach is clearly distinct from that of the coach, there is in various respects a certain complementarity between these types of support. Some would argue that it is difficult to combine the two. On the contrary, I believe that the simultaneous mastery of brief therapy and coaching tools makes it possible to provide appropriate assistance according to the problems and needs of each person and, through this unique and adaptive support, to gain in effectiveness.
What are my areas of expertise and how do systemic therapy and coaching differ?
To better understand how coaching and brief therapy differ, it is important to ask yourself whether the person's problem interferes with their daily functioning - or not.
Daily functioning refers to a wide range of activities (nutrition, work, housekeeping, leisure, etc.)
If the client does not have the capacity (internal and external) to accomplish these daily activities (professionally or personally), then therapeutic support would be, a priori, more appropriate. Coaching can be seen as a partnership between the coach and the coachee (client) in a stimulating and creative process, which will inspire the coachee to maximize his or her private and professional life.
One could say in an extremely synthesized way that the therapist generally offers support in the patient’s painful and dysfunctional environment while the coach works in a difficult and uncomfortable environment.
In other words, the therapy will seek to "repair" by aiming for balance, healing and treatment whereas the intention of coaching is more about dynamisation, autonomy, performance, and so forth.