How it Works – A Life Coach for Young Adults

One On One Mentoring:
Online Life Coach for Young Adults

A Life Coach for Young Adults must do the following:


  1. A good listener. Free of judgment. We listen to the worries of the parents. At the same time, we hear the young adult’s challenges and we support them choosing better self-directed paths.


  2. An organized, tried and true system to help life coach young adults past their blocks and help them find success in a way that helps the develop, grow and own their lives.

    Have Vision:

  3.  A great life coach for young adults can see the gold that is there, the challenges preventing the gold from shining and a slow and steady path to help the client reach their potential.

    Encourage Truth: 

  4. A great life coach for young adults creates a safe-space where the client will share the truth. The exact thing he has been avoiding with parents, teachers and others.

    Foster Practice: 

  5. A professional life coach for young adults dealing with low self-esteem, failure to launch, school failures must “right the ship”. We start with goals and create a daily routine and then show our clients that to succeed in daily routines, we must find out where in the day they can begin to start the work required. Once they see that they can be in control, they start to believe in themselves for things they earn.


  6. A skilled life coach for young adults creates a personalize program. Based on what the parent has shared, the goals the client chooses and what they learn together working twice a week, week after week on daily routines to help life coach young adults to find their inner strength.

We Create a Personalized Program: This program is based on what the life coach has heard, what the young adult chooses as goals and the life-lessons that will let them grow towards those goals.

Read About Our Method for
Life Coaching Young Adults

Our method for Life Coaching Young Adults focuses on motivation and inspiration.

The client needs to want to grow. That is the essence of what a life coach for young adults does.

  • Sessions are held twice a week for one full hour each on Skype.
  • The client chooses three things they wish to work on, the challenges to those being successful and the first sign-posts of success.
  • We create together a daily schedule of tasks to work on and learn what works, what doesn’t work and how to be successful .
  • Clients learn how to take charge of their lives in positive ways eliminating many self-limiting mindsets such as depression in teens / depression in young adults, anxiety in teens / anxiety in young adults and addiction in teenagers / addiction in young adults (such as pot addiction and video game addiction).
  • This is a system that is designed as a free of judgment, self-discovery system where the client chooses their remedies (with guidance), learn from their mistakes and grow.

If you would like to know more or see if this system would work for your teen or young adult, please contact us for a free 15 minute consultation.

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One On One Parent Support

Due to the challenges most parents have been dealing with for many years, we have created support for the parents as well as the client. There are four ways we can offer support for each parent who is interested in trying to help their child rise above the challenges in their lives.

  1. Consider the idea of a life coach for young adults for your child.

    This is the main reason people call us.

World Wide Youth Mentoring Inc works with a system for life coaching young adults developed by Ken Rabow. It is complete system of guidance and mentoring that approaches the young adult as a partner in their journey past their blocks towards new habits that lead to success.

Our focus is to use a client’s innate strengths to grow the parts that are challenges for them. Together, we set realistic short term goals, daily routines and use these tools to help them learn personal growth skills that work and are long lasting.

The goal of a professional life coach for young adults is to let them walk their own path while avoiding the dead ends including teen depression and teen anxiety that will follow them later on in life and become depression in young adults and anxiety in young adults.

  1. Let us help you get your child to consider Life Coaching Young

    Half of the parents who meet with us and believe that our system to life coach young adults will work, have no problem getting their children to meet with us. Offering their children the opportunity to decide for themselves if this system will be right for them.

But for the other half, it may seem like getting their children to even consider life coaching for young adults can be impossible. As a result of these challenges, we have experienced all sorts of resistance and found ways to get clients onboard. We can offer you many techniques to help your child consider life coaching.  Once we meet with them, we can then see if this is the right system for them. Our success rate with this is about 95%.

  1. Mentor and Parents working together to help you survive the day-to-day frustrations.

So many parents these days feel alone in dealing with a child who seems to blocked from success.

Challenges for young adults these days are most noteworthy. Issues like: school failures, low self-esteem, communication, anger, pot addiction, videogame addiction, anxiety, and more. When you work with a professional life coach for young adults, you become part of a team. Together, we rise above the day-to-day frustrations. Part of our long-term mentoring strategy for growth is helping parents and their children learn to communicate and co-operate.

Our success rate is high for parents willing to work together with us and create a new, positive family dynamic.

  1. Learning to be a Mentor through Mentors Professional Workshop. 

For those who wish to become mentors for young adults, we recommend taking our course at Mentors Professional Workshop. We have a program where you can mentor another mentor’s child and they can mentor yours’.

This is a wonderful way to give back to the community with your own skills. We then find another Mentor to do the same for you. It really does take a village. This one is just virtual.

If you would like to know more or see if this system would work for your teen or young adult, please contact us for a free 15 minute consultation.

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How Training to Become a Professional Life Coach for Young Adults Works

Through World Wide Youth Mentoring Inc. we offer a one year course through our online live courses at Mentors Professional Workshop.

These courses cover all levels of support for young adults in need and their families. Their are three degrees due to the fact that not all clients need the same level of mentoring.

1st degree for issues of low self-esteem, school failures, communication issues, mild pot addiction and video-game addiction.

2nd Degree adds mental health issues; young adult anxiety, bi-polar issues, schizophrenia in youth, oppositional defiant disorder and more pernicious addictions. Aspergers Syndrome in Teens

Master Level Mentors are trained for everything. From themes complex to the most baffling. Almost every challenge young adults face these days can be transformed with the guidance of a Master Level Mentor.


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  • Book a Free 15 Minute Interview to learn how we can train you to become a Professional Life Coach / Mentor for Young Adults
  • Go to our sister website, Mentors Professional Workshop, to learn all about Becoming a Professional Life Coach / Mentor for Young Adults

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Check out our Case Studies to help in addition to all the information above.

How to Help Convince Your Child to Try Mentoring to Rise Above Depression and find Success.

While depression can be challenging to manage, mentoring can provide young adults with a supportive and non-judgmental environment to talk about their feelings, set goals, and develop skills to manage their challenges. If you’re a parent struggling to help your child with depression, here are some tips on how to convince them to try mentoring.

  1. Understand the Benefits of Mentoring

Mentoring can provide young adults with a positive, non-judgmental role model who can offer guidance, support, and encouragement. A mentor can help young adults build self-confidence, set goals, and develop coping strategies to manage their depression.

Research has also shown that mentoring can have a positive impact on mental health outcomes. A study published in the Journal of Primary Prevention found that mentoring can reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety in young adults. Other research has found that mentoring can improve academic and career outcomes, and increase self-esteem.

  1. Frame Mentoring as an Opportunity

When discussing mentoring with your young adult, it’s important to frame it as an opportunity to try out rather than a commitment. Emphasize that mentoring offers an opportunity to help them set goals, rise above their challenges, and create success makers to build slow, steady micro-successes.

  1. Finding the Right Mentor

Not all mentors are created equal, and it’s important to find the right match for your young adult. Our mentors specialize in working with young adults with all sorts of challenges including depression.

When introducing your young adult to our mentoring program, try saying something like this:
I just spoke to a life coach named Ken Rabow, he is not a therapist, it is not talk therapy, it is action based and he works on whatever you feel you need help with. I think he could really help you find your own way.

I would like you to try it, and if you find (after one month) (after one hour) that it’s not for you, then we can look for something else together.

One of the things he mentioned, is that he asked me to stop having discussions with you on what you should and shouldn’t do, and let the mentor and you work on that together.

What do you think?

  1. Emphasize Confidentiality

Confidentiality is a crucial aspect of mentoring. Emphasize to your young adult that anything they share with their mentor will be kept confidential, unless there’s a risk of harm to themselves or others. This can help your child feel more comfortable sharing their feelings and concerns with their mentor.

  1. Provide Ongoing Support

Helping young adults rise above depression is only the beginning of what we do as mentors. We help our mentees find success in all aspects of their lives.


Mentoring can be a powerful tool for young adults with depression. By providing a supportive and a non-judgmental environment, we help young adults develop skills and strategies to manage their challenges and achieve their goals. If you’re a parent struggling to help your child with depression, consider suggesting mentoring as a valuable resource to support their mental health and well-being.

Remember to approach the topic of mentoring with empathy and understanding, and to listen to your young adult’s concerns and preferences. Mentoring young adults help them navigate life’s challenges and achieve their goals.

We are not our labels.

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How to Help a Teen Recover from Self-Sabotage

There seems to be an epidemic of teens failing at school, teens failing at success and teens failing at life. Clearly, the big question on so many parent’s mind is how to help a teen recover from self-sabotage.

As teen life coaches, our job at World Wide Youth Mentoring is to empower teens to help them recover from self-sabotage.

Here are four tips on how to help a teen recover from self sabotage.

Just-in-timers to Good Enough-ers

One of the big challenges teens and young adults have today is that they are too smart for early school years. Clearly, there are some who can get good grades or “get along” in the early school years without much effort. Effectively,  they have untrained themselves to have good study habits.

This ends when they hit a grade level where their grades drop precipitously and they are “no longer magic”. Now come the coping mechanisms. Many end up saying to themselves “if I choose to fail and I do, then I’ve won”. Subsequently, you have the beginnings of self-sabotage.

Step One in how to help a teen recover from self-sabotage

Find a teen life coach. A person who deals with the different ways teens self-sabotage. Who knows how to redirect self-sabotaging teens towards focusing on goals, challenges and sign-posts of success. Interestingly, that is the recipe to change a teen’s mindset from fear and anxiety to problem solving

Finding ways to help teens who self sabotage succeed

. They learn to search for ways that work.

Step Two in how to help a teen recover from self-sabotage

Separate yourself. Allow your teen mentor to do their work. Make sure they invite you to have input through email communications. You get a vacation from being judge, jury and executions and get to be a supportive parent again. Send emails to the teen life coach on issues ranging from school failures, hygiene issues, communication issues etc. Let the mentor and your child work on those issues and then share with you when your child is ready.

Step Three in how to help a teen recover from self-sabotage

Discovery: A life coach for teen’s most powerful tools are establishing goals, determining sign-posts of success, creating a daily routine and learning with the client in a judgment-free environment. First of all, this needs to be a time where the teen life coach and the teen find what works and what doesn’t work. As Wayne Dyer would say: “Either I’m getting it right, or I’m learning”.

Step Four in how to help a teen recover from self-sabotage

Teamwork: As your child begins to succeed, it is time to reacquaint yourself with this new successful person. Find a teen life coach who specializes in helping families work together. This work should be done only after the successes begin for your child.

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Teen Schizophrenia is not a four letter word.

Was this the start of Teen Schizophrenia?
Meet Drake
. At 15, He felt unsafe around his friends when he was at home. Afraid he might show his “quirks” and they would judge him or maybe say mean things about him. Alone at home a lot, he started to imagine “another me” to keep him company.

No one knew.

At school he was sociable. But the “other me” started talking to him more and more. Distracting him constantly and making him do things. Turn on and off the lights 5 times. Check the locks. Again. Again. Again.

At 16, the voice became meaner. Never stopping. Telling him that people were going to break in every night. The locks didn’t make a difference. Less sleep. More coffee. Less sleep. More coffee.

OK. Changing the subject.

When I used to play in Jazz clubs (back in the day), there was smoke all around us. I was not a fan of the smoke. What I didn’t know was; it was the reason I started getting horrible sinusitis. The pain was unbearable and constant. It went past physical pain, partly because of its non-stop, unceasing duration but also from the lack of sleep. The combination of sleep deprivation and long-term pain does something to a person that is hard to explain without experiencing it.

I remember looking at my bedroom wall and really considering that smashing my head against that wall over and over might be a really good way to minimize the pain. I didn’t do it but it seemed like a true option at the time.

Reality Sets In

You know, I never realized until this moment, as I am writing this, that doing that might have killed me. This may sound weird but until this moment, I never considered how it would have affected me. That’s the thing about being in the middle of pain, we see options… often bad options but we don’t see anything beyond trying to stop the pain.

That’s what I am told by my clients, who have suffered that pain of mental illness, is what they feel like when they are in the midst of their pains. They may not be hitting their head against a wall; it may be drugs, risky behaviors, avoiding the world or even attempting something that could also end in permanent injury or even death… all they care about, at that moment, is ending the constant pain.

To the people who care about people dealing with teen Schizophrenia:

Once this young person chooses “the other way”, all the people around them see is the consequences. “Didn’t you know that if you did “X” you would end up “Y””. It is understandable for those around you to feel this because the process of suffering is so often done in the dark. The sufferers try to protect those around them and some feel that by minimizing it, it may go away.

So blame is a dead-end street in Teen Schizophrenia.

How do we go on from here?

Back to Drake:

At 17, the voice was a constant torment.

It would say terrible things about the people around him and make him wonder about what people were thinking about him. His only salvation was knowing that someone on the TV really cared about him (or so he imagined).

Drake was still keeping all this to himself but it was getting harder and harder to do so. The pain kept getting worse until the idea of getting high to run away from all of this sounded like a good idea and it worked! At least for the first few times, then… the damn broke. The weed made it impossible to hide how he was feeling. Ashamed, fed up and unable to bear the voice he decided to jump of a bridge into two feet of water.

Drake woke up in the hospital and spent the next year between medical care and mental health facilities.

When we met, a year after his discharge, he was able to get around in a wheelchair. He was sober and ready to work. One of the first things he said to me was he hoped that he would never walk again, as he seemed to be a better person now. He was on meds that were working. I pointed out to him that what made him different now was that he didn’t have to hide from Schizophrenia. He could seek out help and we could work on getting back into finding his personal greatness. It wasn’t the “not walking”.

It has been two years now that we have working together. Drake is back at university and getting high 80’s in the courses he likes. He has stated: “I should be doing that make me happy not crap that make me feel complacent” and so we work on courses and past-times he loves and not done to please others. He helps so many friends and even people he chances upon in is daily journeys. He does wheelchair basketball, guitar, has chosen his vocation in life and I know he will excel at it. His new girlfriend and him communicate brilliantly and are there for each other.

Some Truths About Teen Schizophrenia

Sometimes though, he says: “I am overwhelmed by becoming the new me“. That’s OK too. But none of this was possible until he embraced what he was suffering with and could seek help from others who would not see him as a label but as an amazing person, ready to contribute to our society, in need of guidance.

If you are someone going through dealing with teen schizophrenia… know that there is help out there.

If you are a parent suffering in seeing your child dealing with teen schizophrenia.. know that once things are stabilized, your child can still find greatness in their lives and that their challenge can help them be more of a help to others in life.

If you are someone who wants to Mentor young adults with mental health issues… know that by studying a Mentoring course, specializing in young adults and mental health, you can change lives with one or two years of part-time training.

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