Welcome to a place dedicated to enabling young people to thrive!

“Colette’s insight into the needs of our young people and the ways to help them to personal acceptance and fulfilling their potential is extraordinary.”

Click on the links in each section below to find out more.

Click here for more information about me: About

For Young People: The Thrive word solo Workshops and 1-1 Coaching.

Celebrating 12 years of success in Oxfordshire: fun, interactive workshops and 1-1 coaching enabling young people to address barriers, manage emotions and succeed in being the best version of themselves.

Click here: What is SFC?

Click here: The Thrive Workshops


For all: The YPXchange     ypx

The YPXchange (YPX) consists of two positive platforms for sharing the words and success stories of young people.
Platform 1. carefree samThe words of our young people presented on thought-provoking posters, aimed at increasing understanding between adults and the young. These are shared here: The YPXchange.
Platform 2. Sit back and enjoy the illuminating Blog: ‘Teenagers: Troubles, Triumphs and the Secrets of Success’.  Click here:My Blog


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Training For Staff

For anyone who supports young people. Let’s multiply the fantastic success achieved over the last 12 years.
Click on any of the following – SFC Training: 7 Steps to Success, or SFC Bitesize or Additional Training




I have 27 years experience in all Key Stages – as a teacher, coach, trainer, parent group facilitator and the creator of Strengths-Focused Coaching.
I will give you expert advice within the field of:

  • enabling young people to thrive and be the best version of themselves.
  • understanding behaviour and how to modify it.
  • supporting and training staff

I’m a skilled listener, responding effectively to briefs and deliver good value, bespoke packages.
Let’s start the conversation.
You could be instrumental in creating the next exciting new development!