About us

Our mission is to Inspire a generation to live healthy, fullfilled and meaningful lives

We aim to help young people from all walks of life by giving them the skills to create a fulfilled and meaningful life. To do this we appreciate that we need to help and support the systems which educate our young people from schools, teachers and their parents.

Our coaching principles and software have been created by a team of people from a range of back grounds including Psychology, Psychotherapy, Teaching, Coaching, Business, IT and Design.

Founder & Managing Director – Jon Ford BSc (Hons) Dip Hyp/Psych

Director of Wellbeing – Dr Alistair Bailie – Clinical Psychologist

Creative Director – Martin Coward BSc (Hons)

Commercial Director – Jeremy Belas BSc (Hons)

Wellbeing team

Latest from our blog

3 steps to measure and support student emotional wellbeing

There is ‘growing evidence’ piling up over the impact of past school closures upon student emotional wellbeing, adolescent distress and mental health. (Lancet, 2021) Of even greater concern is new data, stating that disadvantaged children are becoming permanently disengaged from education. Schools are being highlighted as the location where adolescents can be identified and supported…

Parents Matter – with Dr Bear

Dr Bear and Jez discuss how parents may be feeling since lockdown ended and how they could help their children transition back to school. #parentsmatter Find out how we can help support whole school wellbeing at your school with youHQ

Teachers Matter – with Dr Bear

In this Teachers matter podcast, Dr Bear and Jez talk openly about how teachers can balance being physically back at school with looking after themselves and their wellbeing. #teachersmatter Find out how we can help support whole school wellbeing at your school with youHQ

Why wellbeing training for teachers and parents is priority in Hong Kong

In our latest episode we speak to Jason Broderick from Discovery Bay international school, in Hong Kong.  He describes why wellbeing training for teachers and parents is so important and how all teachers at the school have been trained in wellbeing. Jason is a qualified psychologist and gives incredible insight into the groundbreaking wellbeing strategies…