Jane is a Positive Psychology coach and trainer. She works one-to-one with coaching clients, and also delivers workshops and training. Jane also delivers Safeguarding training on behalf of the Baptist Union of Great Britain. She is partner at Autonomous Ideas Limited, and an Associate for Bailey and French, helping to “humanise the world of work” with them.
Jane has a Master’s Degree in Applied Positive Psychology, and is trained in a range of therapeutic interventions including Person Centered Art Therapy, Theraplay© , and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Parenting and Practice (DDP).
Jane is a co-founder and co-organiser of the Positive Psychology Summit, a two-day In Real Life Summit. This became an online space for ‘In Conversation’ events during the Covid restrictions, and is returning to an in-person event in 2024. These events focus on putting Positive Psychology into practice: building community; applying positive psychology and sharing knowledge.
Jane is a Fellow Member of the Positive Psychology Guild, and an accredited Course Provider. Jane is a Trustee for Home for Good: Suffolk, a charity supporting parents and carers of fostered and adopted children and those in Special Guardianship.
Jane has co-authored ’Happier at Home: a guided positive psychology journal for parents and carers’ and ‘Happier at work: a guided positive psychology journal’. She has also produced a set of Strengths cards endorsed by the VIA Institute, and cards for Positive Journaling.
She has had articles published in Goldie magazine, Adoption UK, Home for Good, Jigsaw (Cambridgeshire’s childcare and early years magazine) and has guested on podcasts by Twixt, the Good Enough project, Raising a Warrior and Strengthen.
She has presented her research on Forest School and Resilience at the British Psychological Association’s Eastern Region Conference on Wellbeing, and Buckinghamshire New University’s Symposium. She ran an online workshop for the Buckinghamshire New Univerity’s Autism Awareness Conference on Building resilience and working with strengths; for parents and carers. She has spoken at MK Geek Night on Mr Boole.
Jane is currently working on her book on putting Positive Psychology into practice.
In her spare time, she gardens and crafts.