About Us

Thrive in turbulent times with Patricia Cleghorn’s courses, coaching and books.
Be calm, conscious and confident as you move forward.

Patricia Cleghorn, Principal

Patricia Cleghorn is an author, speaker and Principal of Orchid, which has an excellent track record of success in providing Personal Focus Programmes for staff at all levels in major 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, Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College and the Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown, Dublin.

All courses, coaching and speaking engagements are available online


Patricia is the author of the Secrets of Self-Esteem, Confidence Boosters! and a series of Audios: Learn to Relax & Sleep Well!, Write Now! and Boost Your Self-Esteem!

Tutor Training

Licensed tutors specially trained by Patricia Cleghorn deliver certain courses. Tutor training is available for Orchid in-house courses as well as open courses for your own clients.


Patricia welcomes invitations as a speaker. Talks have been given to groups from a variety of organisations including MIND, RNIB, The Women’s Environmental Network, The City Women’s Network, The Edinburgh Book Festival, The Metropolitan Police and the CBI.

Please contact us to discuss any of these or with any questions you may have.

In the Media

Newspaper articles include: The Times, The Herald, Daily Record, The Independent on Sunday, the Daily Mail and the London Evening Standard.

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