'Golden Magpie Life & Career Coaching' is part of 'Pica Aurum', a sole tradership run by Angela Garry in
My books, published by PICA BOOKS www.picabooks.co.uk:
I am the author of several books including the "My 'ME' Book - am I nearly there yet?" - a series of journals to
assist with reaching personal life goals, studying goals, and continuous professional development goals.
My Qualifications and Training:
My professional qualifications include: *BSc(Ed)(Hons) in Education and Maths, with Qualified Teacher
Status (Exeter University), * Post Graduate Certificate in Integrative Psychotherapy (Sherwood Psychotherapy
Training Institute / Coventry University), * Diploma Level 2 in Counselling, Theory & Practice, * Level 2
Certificate in Counselling Concepts, and * Diploma in Coaching. I have been trained in Child Protection
issues, plus my previous role in a Government-sponsored employment and training company trained me in both
* Debt Counselling and * Working with Disabled People.
My Previous Experience:
Alongside my teaching qualification, I have 24 years+ experience in administrative and PA roles in a range of
industries and educational organisations in England and Ireland. From 2014 onwards I have been self-employed
in my own company, Pica Aurum, where I have provided training and mentoring for more than 3,700 Personal
Assistants and Admin staff globally. In addition I have assisted a large number of individuals with their job search
and self development throughout my entire career. I have also worked on a voluntary basis with several Women's
Centres plus a Rape Crisis Line and a Pregnancy Testing Service, as well as with teenagers in a school setting.
Accreditation and Insurances:
I hold appropriate Public Indemnity Insurance, and have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check.
About Golden Magpie Life & Career Coaching
© 2014 Golden Magpie - part of the Pica Aurum group. All rights reserved.
Life & Career Coach
I work throughout Derby and Nottingham, and
can offer a mobile service where we can work
together in the comfort of your own home, your
workplace, or another suitable venue of your
choosing. (Please note: a small travelling fee
may be incurred on furthest distances in the
Fees are listed for each service on the
'Book sessions' page, and I offer discounts
on block bookings of 3 or 5 sessions.