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Confidence and Anxiety Coaching For The Workplace


Would you, or someone you know, benefit from confidence and anxiety coaching? 


  • Is anxiety holding you back in your business or career?
  • Are you the parent or boss of a young person whose anxiety is affecting their work – and you just don’t know how to help them?
  • Have you experienced a drop in confidence after a recent life event or transition?
  • Do you work with people who would benefit from support around anxiety and confidence?
  • Do you panic at the thought of not knowing your purpose or path in life? 


If the asnwer is yes to any of the above, I can help…


My name is Paula Gardner and I am a business psychologist and career coach



I work with people of all ages who are being held back by anxiety or a crisis of confidence. My clients include young people starting out in the world, business owners who are feeling the responsibilities weigh heavy on their shoulders, and midlife women who are suddenly feeling anxious and lacking in confidence. 


Our working environments are more pressurised than they ever have been. Throw in the stresses of social media, econimic uncertainty and a pandemic and you have a recipe for anxiety.


My services include:


  • One to one coaching around anxiety and confidence
  • Anxiety and mental health workshops for young people
  • Content on mental health, anxiety and how to boost confidence


My work is not therapy. Instead, I coach you through dealing with the symptoms of anxiety that may occur around your work and career, and help you boost your confidence at the same time. 


Who am I?



Paula Gardner offers confidence and anxiety coachingI started my own PR consultancy in the 90s and was in PR and marketing for over 25 years. When I realised that many of my business owning clients were being held back by a fear of being more visible, I decided to retrain as a business psychologist. A qualification in transformational coaching followed.  Additionally, around the same time, I started working with young people on apprenticeship schemes, and more recently, with Kickstarters – young people on the government’s back to work scheme. 


I’m also the author of Get Noticed, Do Your Own PR and The Career Pause and Pivot, and studying to be a psychotherapist in my spare time. I was also was named in a list of 100 inspiring women by



What’s it like to work with me?


I am warm, friendly and very solution focused.


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Book your first session here

“Paula’s creativity, passion, and ability to see the larger picture were evident from day one. Working on my own, I value her collaborative and supportive process.  I couldn’t recommend her highly enough.”
Clinical psychologist and personal brand consultant,  Lisa Orban of Golden Note Book.

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