Patricia Cleghorn is Principal of Orchid, an author and speaker. She has an exceptionally wide range of experience in helping people to flourish.

Patricia has featured in the national press, in many magazines, as well as on radio and television.

Her latest book, Confidence Boosters! is available now.


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Orchid Courses

Orchid courses to help you flourish

Whether you are a multi-national, small business or in the public sector, Orchid courses help people to boost confidence, stay calm and focused on success in challenging times.

Orchid has an excellent track record of success with diverse organisations including Anglian Water, Barts Hospital, Heinz, ICI, BTG International and BOC. Courses for those in education include those given at University of St Andrews, the Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown, Dublin, and Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College.

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Courses include:

  • Personal Focus for Success
    Focus on creating what is important, as you boost your self-confidence and stay poised under pressure. Continue using the approaches given to create your own unique brand of success at work and in all your life.
  • Personal Leadership: Boost Your Self-Esteem, Lower Stress!
    At this time of rapid change and increased demands, it is important to have the means to maintain a high level of self-esteem, energy and focus. Enables staff to stay confident, calm and focused in challenging situations.
  • Executive Focus
    Supports senior managers to meet the diverse demands of their position. This programme is designed to suit the participants' requirements and includes building a new level of personal esteem, maintaining poise under pressure, supporting and inspiring staff. This may be taken as a group or one-to-one course.
  • Move Forward with Confidence (for young people)
    Designed to build self-confidence, self-motivation and the ability to succeed. This course for young people is beneficial for those in education and at work, as well as those seeking employment. Has helped many hundreds of young people.
  • Move Forward with Confidence Tutor Training
    This tutor training course is for those working with young people as lecturers, trainers and teachers. It provides a CD-based six-session course with Calm Cues. Topics include confidence building, concentration, emotional calm, 'spotlight on you' and creating success.
  • Creating your New Life (for those retiring)
    For those 'retiring', to support you in making this change and creating more of what you want in your life, whether this includes further work or other activities.
  • Special Personal Focus Programme (for those facing redundancy or redeployment)
    Helps you integrate the changes, ensures you are calm, confident and focused as you open to new opportunities, creating your own unique brand of success. This may be taken as a group or one-to-one course.

All courses include instruction in Practical Relaxation.
Participants can continue to use the approaches given for ongoing benefits.
These are currently our most requested courses.

Courses are specially designed to suit your requirements.

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