Paula Friedland, LCSW, CPCC has been a counselor, certified coach, public speaker and trainer for the past 17 years. She works with people one-on-one and in groups to help them create lives that are truly meaningful, fulfilling, and connected to what really matters to them.

She teaches public speaking through an approach called, Speaking Circles® and also co- facilitates a unique and transformative self development process called, Soul Speaks™. One of her passions and specialty areas is helping people break free from their fears around public speaking, so that they can find their true voices and become authentic, powerful speakers in all areas of their lives.

Before entering the counseling/coaching field, Paula spent 13 years as an actress and singer, pursuing theatre in New York City, and she brings the creativity and passion from her years in the theatre to all of her current work with people today. For more information about Paula please visit her website at