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Would you go and see a dentist with no teeth?

Would you go and see a dentist with no teeth?

Would you go and see a dentist with no teeth? Would you see a vet who didn't have pets? Would you see a doctor who'd never been ill? So why would you use a therapist or trainer who'd never walked in your shoes? Excited to debut our new The Carvalho Consultancy logo...

Winner Of The Kindness/Well-being Award

Winner Of The Kindness/Well-being Award

What a thrill to win the Kindness/Well-being Award at last night’s Resolution Manchester Awards! This award was for our work at The Carvalho Consultancy in supporting family lawyers in Manchester through therapy, training and coaching. From people who’ve walked in...

Let your mess be your message…!

Let your mess be your message…!

I think one of the reasons people like my training sessions is because I’m a human being. I bring myself to it all. I draw on anecdotes from my own life. The ups and downs and topsy turviness of it all. Personally, I think that’s much more powerful that talking in the...

This Year’s LexisNexis Legal Awards.

This Year’s LexisNexis Legal Awards.

Annmarie is delighted to be named as a well-being judge in this year’s LexisNexis Legal Awards. Annmarie will be alongside Charlène Gisèle Bourliou and Elizabeth Rimmer as fellow panellists this year using their collective experience and judgement to decide who will...

It’s Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day

The day when everyone on social media tries to shoehorn a love theme into their posts. Today I’m thinking about my greatest loves. My first love: learning and books And my current greatest love: Calpol. Which is seeing me through some rocky illness-ridden times with...

William Walker

William Walker

Are you a family lawyer who finds it tough trying to help clients in high conflict situations? I’m guessing the answer is a resounding “yes”! If this is you, you need to speak to William W. about therapy for your client. A hugely experienced psychotherapist, social...

“Empty Kettles Make The Most Noise”

“Empty Kettles Make The Most Noise”

This is one of my mum’s favourite sayings…! These days, it makes me think of social media. Many of the best people I know hate social media with a passion. Hate the people blowing their own trumpets. Talking about their achievements. All the BS. I get it. And there’s...

Welcome William Dawson

Welcome William Dawson

This week we are welcoming a new team member! Having had a long and successful career within the legal profession, Will is now working as a coach, supporting those within high-pressure industries with a variety of difficulties and situations at work. In Will’s career...

What’s the biggest lie about self-esteem?

What’s the biggest lie about self-esteem?

It’s that the key to everything is ensuring it's 'high'. In fact, it's better to make it 3D... What on earth…? Let me explain… I specialise in training and therapy for ‘high-achieving professionals’. I used to be one myself. Oxbridge law, City Law Firm etc yada yada...

Did you know…?

Did you know…?

At The Carvalho Consultancy, a bit like Willy Wonka we’ve spent hours on our ingredients… We’ve concocted our potions We’ve refined…we’ve distilled… …our award-winning training offering down to 5 key sessions. These are the sessions we find most effective at unlocking...

80 years ago

80 years ago

80 years ago a young married couple bought these shoes for their baby boy. James and Ann called their baby Terence. Their “little diamond” as they referred to him in the ad in the local paper to announce his birth. Ann was from a Catholic family and James a Protestant...

Path To Becoming A Therapist

Path To Becoming A Therapist

I get asked a few times every week about my path to becoming a therapist. It’s a second career path that’s really attractive to many and, it seems, particularly to lawyers (perhaps no surprise there, given law is a people business…). At the risk of sounding like a...

Separation Conference in Birmingham

Separation Conference in Birmingham

Last night I dreamt that I was asked to join Destiny’s Child for a one-off concert at a massive venue in the USA I’m not sure whether the dream was related to having been asked to speak at the Financial Planning on Separation Conference in Birmingham this March. But I...

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