Cary Life Coaching

Cary Life Coaching and Counseling—Life Coaches in Cary, NC

Coach Taylor huddled his team together. Looking each football player in the eye, he said, “Opportunity does not knock. It presents itself when you beat down the door.” The famous lead character of Friday Night Lights was known for his inspirational speeches, including his famous, “Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can’t lose.” Eric Taylor inspired his teams, but also the millions of people who tuned in to watch him every week for the show’s five-season stint. Coach Taylor inspired his players to achieve more than anyone ever imagined, and with his guidance and motivations, each player reached new heights both on and off the field. One possible reason for the shows wild success is that many fans wish they had their own, personal Coach Taylor—that person who pushed them, believed in them, helped them set goals, and inspired them to achieve. With a great coach, people can often achieve great things. Many people are realizing that coaching is not just for sports. They are working with a life coach to achieve the same result.

In many ways, a life coach is not so different than an athletic coach. Coaches know their team’s strengths and weaknesses—whether those are on the field, on the job, or in a relationship. They understand that strengths need to be capitalized upon and weaknesses need to be fortified. Coaches help their teams understand their context and make proactive moves. Whatever the context may be, coaches are often a key to anyone’s success.

“To excel at the highest level – or any level, really—you need to believe in yourself, and hands down, one of the biggest contributors to my self-confidence has been private coaching.” —Stephen Curry

Steph Curry is an NBA all-star who has a coach on the court, but he also uses coaches in other areas of his life. Everyone need guidance, encouragement, inspiration, and support in life. That is why Thriveworks Counseling in Cary provides life coaching. We are ready to help people achieve more.

Goal Setting and Life Coaching

One of the biggest ways that life coaches help their clients is by helping them set appropriate goals. The research that outlines the benefits of goal-setting is vast, and clear. High achievers set goals. The cliché of goal-setting is not so dramatic. Most people think of goals, and they probably think of forcing themselves to do something they do not want to do: eat less sugar, floss their teeth, organize their garage. While it is true that anything worth achieving takes effort, it is not true that goal-setting has to be miserable.

In fact, goals simply prioritize what people value. Goals should center people’s lives upon what excites them, what they love, and what they want to achieve. Often, people who set goals are not miserable, but quite the opposite, they are excited about life because they know what they want. Andrew Carnegie explained it like this, “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.”

How do goals help people so much? Goals can help people by…

  • Reinforcing their self-control. When people know what they want, they can say, “no” to interruptions and distractions that may be fun but not helpful.
  • Spurring meaningful actions. Goals often allow people to say, “yes” to difficult but necessary action steps.
  • Focusing their attention so that what they internally value drives their outward behavior.
  • Providing motivation during difficult times. Everyone needs a light at the end of the tunnel and vision of the finish line. These are reminders that the sacrifice is worth the effort.

The Many Benefits of Life Coaching

Another benefit of working with a life coach is that goals can be set for any area of life. For example, people often make goals about their…

  • Attitude: What kind of a person do they want to be? Are they cultivating patients? Kindness? Joy?
  • Career: How do people want their skills to contribute to the world and to their own provision?
  • Finances: What do people want to achieve with their money? Pay down debt? Give money to a good cause? Retire early?
  • Physical health: How could people’s relationships with their own body improve? Is there treatment they need for an illness or a health goal that would improve their lives?
  • Adventure: When do people feel excited and refreshed? What activities restore them and brighten their lives?
  • Relationships: What kind of relationships enrich people’s lives? Who are people who have a healthy give and take? Who are people who simply take? How can healthy relationships become a priority?

Thriveworks Counseling in Cary Life Coaches—Set Up an Appointment Today

Take a moment to reflect upon what is happening in your life. Would it help to have someone to encourage you, inspire you? Would it help to have a coach? Many people are experiencing the benefits that working with a coach brings into their lives. If you are ready to work with a life coach, consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in Cary. When you work with our life coaches, you may be able to use your insurance because our coaches are also licensed counselors who accept many forms of insurance. New clients often have their first appointment within 24 hours of their first call. Evening and weekend sessions are also offered.

Let’s take on life’s challenges together. Call our office today.

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Overall Rating: 5★★★★★ based on 11 5 1 11 reviews. See all reviews
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Dr. Bell is awesome!

My husband and I saw Dr. Bell for marital counseling. She helped us work through things that I thought were impossible! Her style and methods of communicating helped us to examine ourselves and reestablish our relationship. Truly a God-send!
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I have worked with Brittney Peiffer and cannot recommend her enough! She is attentive and and knowledgable, and genuinely cares for people and their well-being. She is able to provide guidance without judgement - and she has a special talent for building rapport with her clients. I would recommend Brittney to family and friends without hesitation.  She is an incredible asset to the Thriveworks Team!
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Nicole Kilpatrick is a veryy warm straight fowarded person who has a heart to help others. She is very passionate about the services she provides. She is warm, friendly, private and loyalty is outstanding. She is a giver in many ways and it comes from her heart.
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Grief Counseling

Nicole Kilpatrick is amazing! She actually listens to what you say and helps YOU figure out what steps need to be taken. A good counselor does not judge or makes you feel less than....this is Nicole
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Awesome Service

Nicole Kilpatrick is a phenomenal therapist that is all about making sure her clients needs are met. She is very personable, professional and just a great listener. She wants to know you as a "whole" person and challenges you to be your best person. She is all about staying motivated while moving through the healing process. Anyone can benefit from her expertise and her stellar tips and strategies!!! She is so intuitive and knowledgeable. I give her the highest rating!!
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Great Therapist

My family has had the pleasure of working with Nicole at this company. She is a great therapist and easy to talk to to. She was attentive to our needs and helped us to work through our issues during a very difficult time. Nicole is friendly and experienced in her treatment modalities. We would definitely continue to see her and recommend her to families that are experiencing hardships and need someone to provide support and assurance.
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Highly Recommend

I highly recommend V. Nicole. She is so compassionate, easy to talk to, and has very practical information to provide about how to manage the stress of life. I highly recommend!
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Review for Shahin Sabouri

I recommend Ms. Sabouri, she is empathetic, caring and knowledgeable about human psyche, she offers many useful skills which you can take away with you, into your daily life.
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Review for Shahin Sabouri

In my experience with Shahin, I found her to be a caring, dedicated and thoughtful toward her clients and her clients’ wellbeing has top priority for her.
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Trusting and compassionate

I have known Dr. Bell for 8 years and from her work with Soldiers and families at Fort Bragg. She is compassionate, nonjudgmental, and extremely skilled as a therapist. She is super friendly and always made me happy when I was around her.
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Managing Principal/Consultant

I've had the pleasure of working with Dr. Debi Bell both in group and one on one settings for the past three years. I've found her to be an ardent and compassionate listener, one who is genuinely concerned about the growth and development of individuals. Dr. Bell's warm and inviting spirit is easily noticeable and carries throughout the counseling experience. The competencies she espouses allows her to effectively work with constituents across various backgrounds and experiences, including military backgrounds. Most noticeable in my interactions with Dr. Bell is that she is an indefatigable persister in helping clients achieve maximum results in the counseling experience.
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Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Cary

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  • 119 SW Maynard Rd Suite 200,
    Cary, NC 27511

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