I have an Enhanced DBS Certificate and up-to date child protection and safeguarding training.


  • 2019- Independent Stress and Wellbeing Coach and Trainer 

  • 2019-Student Stress & Wellbeing Education at Harrogate Grammar School, Ripon Grammar School and Thirsk School

  • 2018 - Governor at Ripon Grammar School

  • 2018-2019  Teacher at Harrogate Grammar School Learning Support Department 

  • 2015-2019 Founder at Learning 2 Flourish - Educational Consultancy and Training, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • 2014-2015 - Teacher at Birstwith, Hampthswaite and Bishop Monkton schools

  • 2015-  Education Enabler at The Mercer Gallery, Harrogate ​

  • 2009 to 2011-Vice President of Community Programs, Exxon Mobil Spouses Club, Washington DC, USA 

  • 2007-2010-Co Founder of Just Settling.com, Fairfax, USA.

  • 2003-Presenter for Microsoft at BETT at Olympia, London and Brussels Technology in Education Forum 

  • 2000-2003-Teacher Trainer for Institute of Education as part of the Partnership Program 

  • 2000-2003-Teacher and member of Senior Leadership Team at Millennium Primary school, Greenwich 

  • 1995-2000-Teacher at Annandale Primary school, Responsible for Geography Science, ICT, Assessment and TA training.



2018-2019-The MERHIT Centre, Canada

  • Self-Reg Facilitators Certification

2017-2018 The MERHIT Centre, Canada

  • Self-Reg Foundations Certification

2016-2018 University of East London 

  • PGDip Special and Additional Educational Needs. 

1997-2001- Institute of Education, University of London 

  • Master of Education 

1994-1995-Institute of Education, University of London 

  • PGCE Primary Education

1990-1994 University of Glasgow 

  • Masters of Arts, History of Art


2019-Compass Buzz, North Yorkshire 

  • Mental Health Training- Level 2 

2019-Mental Health First Aid England

  • 2-Day Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

 2019 Place2Be, London

  • Counselling Skills

 2017 Institute of Child Educational Psychology 

  • Dyslexia: Identification and Effective Intervention

2017-Power Brain Education

  • Brain Education for Enhanced Wellbeing

2017- Amy Salzman-Still Quiet Place 

  • Teaching Mindfulness to K-12 students

2016- Learning RX – Houston 

  • Cognitive Training Course

2014 -The Coaching Academy, London

  • Coaching Course  

2014 City of York &North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Boards

  • Basic Awareness in Child Protection

2014-Relay Graduate School of Education 

  • Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms 

2014-Institute of Child Education and Psychology 

  • Teaching Hope and Optimism: Positive Psychology in Action

 2014-Institute of Child Education and Psychology 

  • Teaching Happiness; Positive Psychology for Learning and Behaviour