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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2075-3470

ISSN (online): 2311-9446


License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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Coaching and psychotherapy: the intersection possibilities of the practices 3608

Vinogradova E.L.
PhD in Psychology, Postgraduate Student at the International Department of Cultural-Historical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

The paper presents a comparative analysis of select trends in coaching and psychotherapy. Specific characteristics of humanistic life-coaching and humanistic psychotherapy are outlined, as well as areas where their combination is possible. A comparison of humanistic life-coaching and understanding psychotherapy is made on the basis of the structure for comparison of similar anthropological practices developed within understanding psychotherapy. The perspective ways coaching practice could borrow different psychotherapeutic models and methods are described, as well as the ways certain coaching instruments could be used in psychotherapy to improve its efficacy.

Keywords: coaching, life coaching, coaching philosophy, humanistic psychotherapy, understanding psychotherapy.

Column: Therapevtic community

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