Mentorship Coaching

Mentorship is a dynamic relationship with a person or group for the purpose of guiding the process of personal growth and development through self-discovery and shared knowledge, wisdom, and experience. Parents, teachers, caregivers, supervisors, business owners with employees, and group leaders are examples of Mentors. Mentorship Coaching is a powerful way for Mentors to become more intuitive and more confident as guides, supervisors, parents, and better servant leaders.

The International Coaching Federation defines Coaching as a collaborative professional relationship that helps people produce extraordinary results in their lives, careers, businesses, or organizations. It deepens learning, improves performance, and enhances quality of life. Coaching clients set the agenda and define and achieve goals in personal development and professional advancement. They often explore long-term dreams or a life vision. This is especially helpful to people wanting to be more engaged in relationships or more effective in using their gifts and talents through work, hobbies, and volunteering.

Mentorship Coaching combines limited instruction with the discovery process. It incorporates the relevant expertise, knowledge, and experience of the Mentor in areas the client seeks to develop. Through the Coaching process, the client decides which information and ideas are relevant to his or her situation and how to incorporate and implement them.

Mentorship Coaching is not clinical counseling or psychotherapy and is not a substitute for those services. Psychotherapy is a specialized form of counseling based on treatment of psychological symptoms. Coaching clients are not impaired in thoughts, emotions, or behavior. They are creative and resourceful with an innate drive towards wholeness. They enter the Coaching relationship as an equal partner.