Paula Gardner MABP MSc MPRCA



Paula Gardner PR Consultant, Coach & Author

Working With Paula Gardner and Scarlet Thinking ®

I am the lead coach and trainer, and also the founder, at Scarlet Thinking. My career includes many years in PR and marketing, writing books, and then retraining as a business psychologist and coach. I use all these skills to help people work past any blocks they have and become more visible. My clients are both business owners and employees. Some are old hands wanting a refresh and some are young and hungry, wanting to craft their reputation as they go.


I offer Get Noticed Visibility VIP days, as well as reputation building programmes for business owners and employees.




I am also a psychotherapist and counsellor using The Human Givens approach. The Human Givens is all about making sure that every one of us gets our emotional needs met, making it a wonderful foundation for building great teams and workplaces. It’s also a strong part of making sure that we raise your profile in a way that suits you, and fulfil your needs.  You can see more about my psychotherapy practice at The Good Therapy Practice. I see therapy clients in person in Hythe and Folkestone, Kent, and online.


Corporate Clients


Clients I have worked with include BA, the PRCA, Supermums, Digital Marketing Mentor, Digilearn, Wake Up With Zest, Qube, Innolearn, The University of Lincoln, and Marvel Recruit.


Other Things 


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  • Author of Get Noticed, Do Your Own PR and The Career Pause and Pivot
  • Apprentice coach for PRT apprentices with the PRCA
  • Volunteer coach with AgeUK
  • Living in on the Kent coast
  • Mum to three young adults and two tabbies
  • Early days cold water swimmer
  • Learning Italian


I would love to chat through how we could work together. Please get in touch with me.



Publications Featuring Paula Gardner


You can find Paula Gardner in The Guardian, Stella magazine, Marie Claire, Psychologies and HR Zone, among others. Paula’s books are Do Your Own PR and Get Noticed. Paula is a Member of the Association for Business Psychology.




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“I started working with Paula in the New Year, and she has truly re-energized my business. Her 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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