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.


Please don't hesitate to contact us, your enquiry
is most welcome!

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Welcome to Orchid.

Orchid programmes help people and organisations to flourish.

Orchid has an excellent track record of success in providing Personal Focus programmes for:

  • people at all levels in major organisations, including Anglian Water, Barts Hospital, Heinz, ICI, BTG International and BOC
  • young people and those working with them, including staff and students in education.
    Courses include those given at University of St Andrews, the Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown, Dublin and Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
  • members of the public on our popular New-Life open courses

Join the thousands of people who have benefited.

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Your Scotland! Your Life!

A programme for people and on topics that need our attention and action now. Non party political.

First session for young people and those who work with them.

> Listen to some views from the evening



Inspiring women to create success.

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Write That Book!

Do you want to write a book?
Then how about writing a great book!

> Here’s how to move forward
with your book.

Books and CDs by Patricia Cleghorn available direct from us, and from any good book shop. Kindle version of Confidence Boosters! now available.

Flourish now!

Create your own unique brand of success.

Let Orchid programmes show you how …

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Looking for a Move Forward with
Confidence course in your area?

If you are a young person or you are working with young people, please contact us.

Would you like to help others to flourish?
Please enquire about tutor training for selected Orchid courses to use with your own clients.