e-coach is coaching delivered over an electronic medium. It focuses on the same goals as regular coaching. A coach's goal would be to facilitate client growth and potential by assisting them in identifying needs, developing goals, building strategies to meet these goals, and providing support and encouragement in order to ensure these goals may be met.
Coaching is not therapy; it is about developing human potential, rather than working through emotional issues. It focuses on the present and the future as opposed to the past. Also, helping them get ahead in the organizational structure while a coach focuses on "developing the person's skills and capabilities."
Coaches can set up a web-based resource center to facilitate the coaching process. Clients could access materials such as: