About Avril Allen

Avril Allen is expert in helping people resolve emotional matters, tough times and decisions in a warm, yet rational, deliberate manner, coaching successful professionals, entrepreneurs & business owners with the Key to Better Relationships and Financial Success. Avril enjoys inspiring breakthroughs in confidence & enhanced performance through expert advice, tools & resources to empower and build resilience against stress. She is the Change Your Thoughts Mentor with many years’ experience as a Psychologist, Master Coach, CBT & NLP practitioner, Registered UKCP Psychotherapist and BACP Accredited Supervisor. Through EAPs she has worked with CEOs and Senior Managers in organisations such as PetroCanada, BBC, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young, FSA (Forensic Science Service), Asda, Abbot Mead Vickers, Transport for London, Merrill Lynch. Alongside meeting clients in person, she works worldwide with many success stories via telephone and internet so geography is not a problem [see "About" above]

Sabotaging your Relationships with Supercarer?

The Tyranny of Supercarer
“If you don’t want to offend, don’t get up in the morning!”

We women are notoriously caught up in guilt around keeping our best interests at heart.

Are you easily swayed into taking care of other people at the expense of your own health and prosperity? Unable to say No to others demands however […]

By |March 10th, 2019|Assertiveness, Confidence, Self Esteem, Stress|0 Comments

Lawcare News Issue 2 2016: Stress & Anxiety Breakthroughs

Stress and Anxiety Breakthrough Coaching

by Psychologist and Coach Avril Allen

There is a common perception of lawyers as cool and collected by nature, and while the profession does indeed take intellectual rigour, lawyers are human and maybe affected by difficult emotions despite their efforts to disguise them. Within the profession stress and anxiety have become taboo. […]

By |September 29th, 2017|Anxiety, Confidence, Focus and Direction, mindfulness|0 Comments

Pink Moods – Who Is Pulling Your Strings?

I am glad to be invited as guest writer for Pink Moods:
Empowering Support for Everyday Happiness.

Who Is Pulling Your Strings?

Avril Allen

Many women are talented carers and nurturers it is true. But not all of us. The rest of us feel we have been put in that role and are not particularly suited to it.

We may […]

By |August 8th, 2015|Assertiveness, Confidence, freedom of mind, Self Esteem|0 Comments

Coaching on the Wild Side

“What will you do with your one wild precious life” ? Mary Oliver. Although my really wild days are well behind me, I do cherish the free spirit aspect of my being and love to foster it in my coaching clients.
By |April 13th, 2015|Anxiety, Confidence, freedom of mind, mindfulness|0 Comments