Professional Development. Emotional Wellbeing. Find the balance and leadership in a life lived fearlessly.

Executive and Life Coaching, Boutique Consultancy in Canberra

Is there a gaping hole between where you are now and where you desire to be?  Are you out of sync with your current situation and your desired future self? Are you an individual, team, or organisation seeking a better way?


What if reinvention for the future is understood as achieving greater personal capacities to become whole and transform yourself, the lives of others and ultimately your world? 


Do you need help with:

  • Personal transitions in career, lifestyle, relationships
  • Health and wellness for self, family or workplace
  • Leadership development, building teams, organisational change
  • Boosting performance, motivation and resilience in the workplace
  • Fostering creativity in life and work
  • Addressing blocks and resistance?
  • All of the above and more?


You have come to the right place. StartAnew empowers you to improve your self-awareness, identify blockages, and unlock your innate creativity and resourcefulness to respond to change or make change happen.


Step into the future now.

Karen Freedman,
Founder of StartAnew

Experienced professional Executive Coach, Life Coach and Consultant, Karen Freedman will take you on a life journey into the future.  

Karen is self-made, a term you will become more familiar with at Start Anew!  She has extensive life experience and open-hearted empathy. She does not shy away from difficult issues and circumstances. She is a genuine professional partner and guide.

Karen holds Master-level degrees in Public Health, Psychotherapy and Counselling. She has enjoyed a highly accomplished senior and Executive-level career in the private and public sector spanning workforce development, health system policy, international development, research and evaluation of community and health service programs. 

She supports reinventing your life and transforming yourself in an authentic way, honouring your natural strengths and culture. Karen will take you on a journey to reorient your lifestyle whether it be in every-day life challenges, leadership, career change, or your health and wellbeing. 

Start Anew now – harness your innate resources, intellect, and creativity to make change and become the leader of your life. On-line and in-person services available.

Tailored Packages for Individuals, Teams & Organisations

Individual Coaching

Life coaching, leadership coaching and health and wellbeing for yourself, your family or workplace allow you to thrive in ways unimaginable until your start. Be the best version of yourself.

  1. Life Coaching
  2. Executive & Emerging Leaders 
  3. Health & Wellbeing

Team Coaching

Team coaching is designed to increase your motivation, emotional and mental wellbeing, and maximise performance.

  1. Team profile
  2. Motivation for high performance
  3. Health and Wellbeing

Organisational Change

Address today’s organisational challenges with the gifts of leadership excellence, diversity and inclusion and organisational transformation.

  1. Leadership Excellence
  2. Diversity & Inclusion
  3. A healthier future of work

Design a New and Authentic Future. Create conditions for Excellence, Motivation, Innovation and Health in your Team and Organisation.

“We do not play the expert at Start Anew. Connect, communicate, and collaborate is the style we get accustomed to with you, your team and organisation. The key to engagement is our fervent belief that you are the expert of your life and you have the resources to unlock your future. Start Anew today”.

Karen Freedman, Founder Start Anew

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