The People Project

specialists in people performance

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What we do

We’re experts in people performance.

We work with organisations to understand and develop their most vital and complex resource – their people.

We also work with individuals to support them to experience greater resilience and sustainable high performance.

We’re psychologists with expertise in topics such as resilience, emotional agility and performance psychology. In practice, our consultancy and training have helped financial, legal, education, start-up and charitable organisations to create culture change, to develop high performing teams, and to design resilience and wellbeing strategies. Our coaching has developed sustainable performance for everyone from C-suite executives, to tech entrepreneurs, to actors, to new teachers working with some of the most vulnerable young people in our society.

If you’d like to talk about people performance in any setting, then do get in touch.

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Our clients & work

We’d love to help you or your organisation. For an overview of some of the work we’ve done and the clients we’ve worked with, please use the tabs below:


  • We provide consultancy services to clients who would like to better understand how to support their people to become more resilient, effective and to perform to their potential.

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  • We support our coaching clients to make positive changes; they learn to apply strategies to help themselves, their team and their colleagues. We might work with an employee directly or support a leader to create greater changes within their organisation.

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  • We deliver training which creates change. Many training programmes teach content, but we use our experience to help delegates to learn and apply new skills. We blend our research and knowledge with a client’s context and needs; the result is training which is relevant, engaging and effective and can be incorporated into existing programmes such as leadership development or talent management.

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Education sector

  • We care passionately about promoting resilient and positive learning cultures, and we work with a wide variety of partners across the education sector.

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Dr Lindsay Joyce, Director

Lindsay JoyceA chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a registered psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), Lindsay has a passion for making psychological theory usable and for creating lasting change. An experienced trainer, facilitator and presenter, she runs engaging events where audience members range from senior executives to new graduates. Lindsay also has thousands of hours of coaching experience: she’s worked with everyone from CEOs to vulnerable teenagers, and supported them to develop their performance, their resilience and their psychological flexibility.

Dr Stephanie Davis

Lindsay JoyceStephanie is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the HCPC and a member of The British Psychological Society. Working both within the NHS and in the public sector, Stephanie believes in being client-centred and works with each person to help develop an understanding of their current difficulties, supporting people to identify their values and promote psychological resilience. As well as working one to one with clients, Stephanie also delivers training in CBT and wellbeing.

Michelle White

Lindsay JoyceMichelle is a Positive Coaching Psychologist and Change Consultant with over fifteen years’ experience of building dynamic teams and leaders within the cultural sector. With a passion for creating thriving organisations that flourish and excel within their field she has a track record in delivering large scale, complex projects and leading highly motivated teams. Working in both group settings and one-on-one Michelle combines her own experience with established positive psychology approaches working to build strength, sustainability and vitality into performance.

Mark Bixter

Lindsay JoyceMark is a certified life coach and coach trainer and is an enhanced practitioner in Narrative Coaching. He has 7 years’ experience in senior leadership within the charity sector and was Managing Director at Spark Inside, a charity delivering coaching in prisons. He is an advocate for self-empowerment and has a mission to apply coaching and a coaching approach in areas where it may not usually be found. He has coached young people, refugees, social workers, teachers and many clients within the charity sector. Mark describes his approach as relational, supportive and transformational.

Dr Lucy Moore

Lindsay JoyceLucy is an HCPC registered psychologist with a particular interest in education. She is a former primary teacher and middle leader who then pursued her doctorate in psychology; she now works with schools, students and teachers to help them to develop their resilience. Lucy is particularly interested in supporting teachers in the early stages of their careers, and she uses a wide variety of stress management techniques and psychological approaches.

Mairead Flynn

Lindsay JoyceMairead is an experienced stress management therapist; she is a qualified mindfulness teacher, yoga teacher and somatic experiencing practitioner. Mairead brings a particular interest in the mind-body connection into her work, and she very much enjoys supporting people to find ways to cope with stress and its effects on our physiology and psychology. She describes her work with clients as bringing people back to a place of resilience and vitality.

David Patterson

Lindsay JoyceDavid was a consultant with the Hay Group for 20 years and its UK Managing Director. He has worked with the leaders of airlines, utilities, retailers, government departments, colleges and schools to achieve the best they can with their people. He was a director of the National College for School Leadership and a director of Bioss International (Europe) for the last 10 years. David helps to guide our business, and he has a particular interest in consultancy projects.


For larger projects we work with other registered psychologists and coaches; if you’re interested in working with us, then do get in touch.

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