Lectures and Workshops

I am available for public speaking and can be booked for any audience, from private homes to international corporations. Some of my popular talks include:

Lectures and Workshops with Karen Doherty

  • Simple Ways to be a Better Parent
  • Simple Ways to be a Better Parent (for parents of teenagers)
  • Simple Ways to Stop Sibling Rivalry
  • How to Get Your Children to Eat Better
  • How to Get Your Child to Cooperate
  • How to Boost Your Child’s Confidence
  • Friendships and Bullying
  • And for teenagers:
    How to Improve Your Relationship with Your Parents – and Others!

I am happy to prepare a custom talk specifically for your group.

My fee is on a sliding scale, depending on the size and nature of the event.

Previous speaking engagements include:

  • St. James’s Palace
  • The Hay Festival of Literature and The Arts (2010 and 2011)


  • Citibank, London (also broadcast in European offices)
  • UBS, London (2)


  • Boutique de Noel – Junior League of London
  • Brighton Baby Expo
  • The Children’s Food Festival, Oxfordshire

Shops and Associations

  • Daylesford Farm Shop, Gloucestershire
  • Daylesford Organic, Notting Hill
  • Junior League of London (JLL), Sustainers
  • Kensington and Chelsea Women’s Club (KCWC) (3)
  • St Mary’s Church Hall, Hammersmith
  • St Peter’s Church, Notting Hill (4)
  • Waterstone’s Bookstore, Notting Hill
  • Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO)

Talks to teenagers

  • St Paul’s Girls’ School, Brook Green
  • The Teen Forum, Kensington


  • Acorn Nursery School
  • Belmont Preparatory School, Mill Hill
  • Bowes Primary School, New Southgate, London
  • City of London School for Girls
  • Francis Holland School, Regent’s Park
  • Holland Park Pre-Prep School and Nursery (2)
  • Merchant Taylors’ Schools, Crosby, Liverpool
  • Notting Hill Preparatory School
  • Pembridge Hall Preparatory School, Notting Hill
  • Putney High School
  • St Paul’s Girls’ School, Brook Green
  • Winterfold House School, Worcestershire


  • Girls Schools Association (GSA) Conference, Workshop
  • Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) Conference, Plenary
  • UK Youth Young Parenthood Conference, Plenary and Workshop


  • Magdalen College, Oxford
  • University of Southern California, USC, Los Angeles

Book signings include:

  • Heffer’s Bookshop, Cambridge
  • Colet Court, St Paul’s Preparatory School, Barnes
  • Godolphin and Latymer School, Hammersmith