Coaches can mainly be distinguished by their approach and counseling methods. Based on my experience, the Solution Focused Brief Counseling/Coaching approach yields the best results for you in a given time.
"[We] define coaching as partnering with the clients in a thought provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential [...]. Coaches honor the client as the expert in his or her life and work, and believe every client is creative, resourceful and whole. Standing on this foundation, the coach´s responsibility is to:
This process helps clients dramatically improve their outlook on work and life, while improving leadership skills and unlocking potential."
Quoted from Mendenez/Williams:
Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training
Solution Focused Brief Counseling or Coaching (SFBC) is derived from Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) that was developed by Insoo Kim Berg, Steve de Shazer and other counseling professionals. For you as a coachee, these aspects are especially important: