Writer and Speaker

Coaching Psychologist, Writer and Photographer

info@charlottehousden.com (that’s my maiden name)

In 2020 I stepped away from the hurly burly of consulting to research a book – Spoon by Spoon – how we lose ourselves to work and life and how we get ourselves back. I interviewed 100 people in 22 countries, all going through career and life changes. Seventy-two hours of conversation and I have enough for a book. Now I just need to get on with it!

I write a weekly blog sharing stories and themes from the interviews. There are 70+ for your delectation plus feedback.

I’ve also entered the land of podcasting – talking to people about the “shoulds” in their lives. Find out more about the Tyranny of the Shoulds podcast here.

I’m a Featured Writer for The Room Psy, have written for Pop-Up Business School here, here and here, two Coaching at Work articles and a report: Sailing Into Stormy Seas for Humanity Works Consultancy (both below). I supported on a chapter of this coaching supervision book and am quoted in BBC Worklife here.

In October 2020 I spoke at the Aspire Reinvent conference about my reinvention from management consultant to writer. There were 1600 women from 60 countries. We all fitted into Zoom. It was a tight squeeze. Here is some delegate feedback and below an edited version of my presentation.

Lloyd’s Charity Partners delegates please access exercises here.

Want to know about my professional qualifications and corporate work experience from before? Then click here.

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