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What are the Pros and Cons of Phone Sessions?

By Dianne Ruth, CCH, PhD

A busy person might find Anxiety Care Coaching and Holistic or Alternative Counseling by phone, also called TeleCoaching and TeleCounseling, to be a real timesaver. They can simply close their office door and pick up the phone, or lounge in their backyard.

Or in the case of a stay-at-home mom or dad, this way of working often doesn't even call for a babysitter.

There's no traffic or parking to deal with, or bad weather either. Your Life Coaching and Alternative Counseling sessions can even continue when you are away on vacation!

Ninety percent of all coaching is done by phone, and Life Coaching and Alternative Counseling by phone is quickly becoming a preferred method.

A couple of reasons for this are because many people live or work at a distance from the Life Coach and Alternative Counselor. For example, they live in another city, state, or country. This way, they get their choice of a professional , no matter where they might be located.

Another factor is that many people lead extremely busy lives, and getting help by phone adds convenience to this very powerful personalized service.

For most clients, phone sessions work great. Some clients find that because the phone is more anonymous, it is easier to disclose more than they would in person.  

TeleCoaching and TeleCounseling is effective and convenient, and requires very little effort. Results are often surprising and dramatic when you have someone to talk to who really hears you.


In contrast, some clients feel more comfortable meeting with their Life Coach and Alternative Counselor in person. They may find the openness of one-on-one sessions creates a more favorable environment for sharing their life dreams and struggles. Because of this, Judie Keys, CCH, offers in-person sessions in her San Diego office.

Another option with Judie Keys--when feasible--is to meet for a while in person, then try TeleCoaching and TeleCounseling to see how surprisingly well it might work for you... or alternate between the two choices.

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