Good reasons that might inspire you
People do not change fundamentally because a “professional” diagnoses and treats them according to the up-to-the minute guidelines, but rather that the person builds a relationship that is based on authenticity, acceptance and empathy.“ (Friedemann Schulz von Thun in Talking with Each Other (Miteinander Reden, Band 2 from Carl Rogers).
One meaning of coaching in English is ”to travel in a coach”. In a metaphor for the coaching process the coach is the “compassionate person” who supports the client in reaching their change goals for the length of the coach journey. This can be achieved in a coaching session.