Judi is committed to helping people become the best they can be. She combines a wealth of experience in journalism and a whole-person approach, using coaching techniques to help students overcome their personal hurdles.
She began her training career more than 20 years ago with the University of Manchester and now runs writing and creativity courses for colleges, universities and writing groups as well as for commercial and not for profit organisations. Her client list includes the National Association of Writers’ Groups, National Union of Journalists, Spice Adventure Activities Club, Stockport Well Being Centre, HM Prison Styal, and The Big Issue.
She has regularly contributed to The Daily Telegraph, Radio Times, Manchester Evening News and BBC Woman’s Hour. Her most challenging assignment was teaching interviewing techniques to Romanian journalists who spoke no English – she speaks no Romanian.
She holds the Certificate in Training and Development and is a qualified NLP Practitioner. She is a Member of the Lapidus Writing for Well Being organization, and the National Association of Writers in Education.
Judi is also a Qualified Personal Performance Life Coach. She specialises in coaching on writing, career and professional development, and small business coaching. More information here.