Claim Your Confidence

Karol Ward, LCSW

Imagine having the confidence you need to to become a successful leader.  

Create more career visibility and professional opportunity in this insightful and proactive guide to confident leadership. 

  • Cultivating Confidence Creates More Professional Opportunities 


  • Cultivating Confidence Creates More Professional Opportunities 


As an executive coach specializing in confidence and leadership, Karol helps talented professionals break through confidence blocks so that they can shine in their careers. With her training as a therapist, Karol brings psychological insight to her work as a coach and speaker. As a speaker, she uses a warm, conversational style to help audiences understand why they do what they do and then gives them the concrete tools they need to make changes.

Karol has a Masters in Clinical Social Work and a BA in Psychology and Communication. She is the author of Worried Sick: Break Free from Chronic Worry To Achieve Mental and Physical Health (Berkley) and Find Your Inner Voice: Using Instinct and Intuition Through the Body-Mind Connection (Career Press).

As an executive coach I help my clients cultivate confidence in the areas of professional visibility, interpersonal communication, business building and presentation skills. In addition, I provide executive coaching for depositions and trial skills training at global corporate law firms.

Karol is a professional speaker and also delivered a popular TEDx Talk on the power of the body-mind connection at the prestigious TEDx TimeSquare in New York City. She has been a member of the National Speaker’s Association and was awarded the distinction of being member of the year for the NSA New York City Chapter along with being recognized as an award winning speaker at Toastmasters International.

Karol has delivered a variety of live and virtual presentations for such clients as: Viacom/MTV, The Clinton Global Initiative, ABC News, Milbank, LLP, GlynnDevins,Inc., Renfrew Center Foundation, JCC Association, IDEA Health and Fitness Association, Fairfield Maxwell, Ltd, Hunter College, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association, Fashion Institute of Technology, Professional Women's Alliance and the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Media Source Expert

Karol has appeared as psychological, confidence and communication expert on CNN, The Wall Street Journal Live, NBC, ABC, Fox News along with numerous podcasts and radio programs. She is regularly featured in the Wall Street Journal and has contributed to such media outlets as, The Independent, Cosmopolitan, Women's Day, First for Women,, The New York Daily News, Spirituality & Health, Yoga Journal, and Family Circle among others.

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