Book Excerpt: Why Coach Adolescents and Young Adults? Part 2

Whether you are looking for some persuasion that coaching for young people is of value or you simply need some concrete talking points to share with those interested in coaching for young people, here are some of the potential benefits of this service to adolescents and young adults. Coaching can help young people do the following:

  • identify areas of difficulty and frustration and develop a program for success
  • set and attain goals and do so with minimal stress
  • increase self-confidence and self-esteem
  • learn self-advocacy skills
  • create and maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • develop techniques for increased focus and concentration
  • improve time management and planning skills
  • learn strategies for creating a positive, supportive environment
  • build skills in all areas of life
  • receive ongoing support and encouragement
  • maximize productivity at home, at school, or in the workplace
  • create a greater sense of balance and fulfillment in life.