Life coaches have been around for decades, but rather than the big stadium-filled hype sessions of the 90's, the new generation of self-help gurus are using their Instagram following to push messages of inner strength and positive decision making.
But what exactly is a life coach, and what qualifications do you need to become one?
The Quicky speaks to three life coaching and psychology professionals to find out whether these self-proclaimed 'experts' can really help you move ahead in life, or if they are charlatans praying on vulnerable individuals who really need to see a qualified therapist.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane
Audio Producer: Jacob Round
Davia McMillan - President Elect of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Australasia, and owner of the Life Design Lab
Dr Elizabeth King - Lecturer in the Psychology department at the University of Sydney, and Founder and Director of Meta Mindfulness, part of Metta Consulting
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