Per the dictionary, career counseling and career coaching are similar.
With today's growing trend of folks going into business for themselves or working from home, career counseling has become popular. Why? People are being very careful with their funds with the economy the way it is has been.Author Nicholas Lore who runs the Rockport Institute
has a program called the The Pathfinder Entrepreneur Program
which shows you the best way to make sure you choose the kind of business you will thrive in.
Yes, there are tons of self-help books out there and information on the internet - nothing beats learning from someone that has been running a very successful business for over 30 years.