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686,000 people sought help with Thriveworks in the last year

Discover how starting life coaching can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Good news! We have 52 therapists in Massachusetts available for an online or in-person session.

Starting Life coaching

What is Life coaching?

Life coaching is a personalized support system that helps individuals clarify goals, develop action plans, and navigate challenges. Coaches employ effective communication and active listening to assist clients in overcoming obstacles, unlocking their potential, and achieving personal growth for a more fulfilling life.

How does Life coaching work?

In life coaching, our coaches utilize diverse therapeutic techniques that are tailored to individuals, including cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, mindfulness, and positive psychology approaches. They also utilize active listening and empathetic communication to provide a supportive space for you to explore and achieve personal goals and overcome challenges, fostering personal growth and clarity.

Is Life coaching conducted in person or online?

Life coaching with our therapists in Salem, MA is conducted both in person and virtually via online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Life coaching last?

The number of life coaching sessions someone attends can differ based on the coach and the client's choices. How many sessions are needed and how often they occur often hinges on the client's objectives and the complexity of their concerns. Some clients might opt for a few sessions to tackle particular goals or issues, while others may decide on ongoing coaching sessions to work on personal growth and life enhancement over a more extended period of time. Thriveworks Salem therapists work with clients to create goals and potential timelines for treatment.

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Life Coaching and Counseling—Counselors and Coaches in Salem, MA

The life coaches at Thriveworks Salem Counseling are licensed, qualified providers. This means that they have real training and experience in the mental health field, which enables them to best help you overcome the challenges that are standing in your way of finding the success, the happiness, or the fulfillment you’re looking for.

If you’re interested in scheduling a life coaching appointment at Thriveworks Salem Counseling, just contact our office. We have a scheduling team ready to answer your call and help you schedule a session (both in person and online) at your earliest convenience.

Common Challenges Discussed in Life Coaching

Some of the most common difficulties people encounter are with their careers, relationships, or their levels of self-confidence and stress. While each individual has their own burdens, these are fairly common and very real concerns. How do you overcome your own insecurities and the obstacles in your way?

You don’t have to do it alone; a life coach can provide invaluable guidance. A life coach can provide the following help:

  • Clarification on what you want, why, and how to get it
  • This enables you to bridge that distance between who you are and who you want to be
  • A professional life coach will provide strategies to enable you to reach your goals
  • You will be able to overcome insecurities, stress and anxiety

A life coach offers dedicated support and committed time to help you establish and achieve your goals. The reality is that a great many people simply do not know how to remove the hindrances before them, and this causes a lot of stress and anxiety. What career paths to choose, where to live, how to choose the right partner—the magnitude of these questions can feel overwhelming. Friends and family can offer advice, but there are times when a professional has so much more to offer. A life coach helps you to explore and assess the many positive choices available to you, and provides devoted care and guidance to help you make those important decisions.

What Might Life Coaching Look Like for Me?

The exact course of life coaching varies from one person to the next. This course depends on the client’s needs and goals, as well as what his or her life coach thinks will best help them succeed and grow! The goals that one might hope to work toward include:

  • Securing a promotion
  • Adjusting to a major life change
  • Embarking on a different career path
  • Opening a new business
  • Earning one’s college degree

Whatever your goal(s) might be, know that the life coaches at Thriveworks Salem Counseling will use these to inform their approach to life coaching. Their main goal is always to help their client grow and improve.

Schedule Life Coaching at Thriveworks Salem, MA

There are many possibilities for life coaching in Salem, MA. Give us a call to schedule that first session or to get more information. Our scheduling team is here to assist you and help you set up your life coaching session (be it an in-person or online coaching appointment) at your earliest convenience. We can’t wait to hear from you and our life coaches can’t wait to help you!

You may find that this is the most important call you make all year. Why? Because it’s the start of a happier, more successful life.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Salem therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts | BCBS Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • Fallon Health

  • First Health Network

  • Harvard Pilgrim

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Self-pay costs at Salem
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

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★★★★★
The therapist at Thriveworks ( Stephen Medina) is absolutely fantastic. He is very well educated and is able to get me to open up.
Read more The therapist at Thriveworks ( Stephen Medina) is absolutely fantastic. He is very well educated and is able to get me to open up.
Sharron Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Outstanding from first call to assigning me a therapist for my particular needs. I would recommend them to anyone. My therapist is top notch!
Read more Outstanding from first call to assigning me a therapist for my particular needs. I would recommend them to anyone. My therapist is top notch!
Sharron Feb 2024
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★★★★★
My therapist, Stephen Medina is professional, caring, smart and is very good at gaining my trust. He is highly skilled in PTSD. I am starting to feel whole again.
Read more My therapist, Stephen Medina is professional, caring, smart and is very good at gaining my trust. He is highly skilled in PTSD. I am starting to feel whole again.
Sharron Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Celine is very compassionate and professional
Debra Dec 2023
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Salem is located in McIntire Historic District on Washington St. where it intersects with Lynde St. We share a building with MassHire North Shore Career Center - Salem, Koto Grill & Sushi, and other businesses.

Phone number

(978) 637-8213

Languages spoken by MA providers

  • English
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