Coaching vs. Psychotherapy (In A Nutshell :))
Practical (vs. Essential) Differences between Coaching & Psychotherapy
|No Diagnosis required||Diagnosis required by law|
|Must be paid for out-of-pocket||
Possibility of having a part of the fee paid for by health insurance; however, I currently do not accept payments through insurance companies.
|Must pay Sales Tax (19%) on Services Rendered*||Does not pay Sales Tax|
|No Diagnostic Report (Bericht) necessary||To have it paid by the Insurance, it Requires I write a Diagnostic Report (“Bericht”) & other paperwork to Insurance company, letting them know the Diagnosis & reasoning behind it. (irrelevant at this time, I do not currently accept payment by insurance companies)|
|Includes Email Between Sessions||Does not include email between sessions|
|Requires very little, if any, paperwork||Requires Client send in paperwork to Insurance, to have it paid for.|
*Sales Tax or Mehrwertsteuer, usually abbreviated to MwSt, is the German for “VAT”. It is 19% in Germany.