Fiona Forman

Fiona Forman is an author, speaker, facilitator and trainer in the area of well-being and Positive Psychology.

Having spent many years as a primary school teacher, she is absolutely passionate about placing well-being at the heart of school life and she has seen first-hand the great benefits of empowering children, teachers and parents to understand, value and enhance their own mental health.

Fiona holds an M. Sc. in Applied Positive Psychology, the science of well-being, from the University of East London.

She is the co-author of Weaving Well-Being, a positive mental health programme for primary school children (ages: 7+ to 12) that is now in use in the majority of primary schools in Ireland as well as being licensed by Outside The Box Learning Resources to overseas educational publishers for use in the schools in their countries.

Fiona has recently had her own well-being programme for secondary schools published – called Wired for Well-Being (suitable for students aged 12-15+) and her own well-being programme for younger children – called Welcome to Well-Being (suitable for children aged 4+ to 7+).

Fiona is also the mother of two young adults, which has deepened her awareness of the necessity to equip children with the support and skills that they need to develop resilience and to thrive and flourish in life.

Video Introduction to Fiona

Fiona is a regular media contributor on children’s well-being and has spoken on this subject at conferences at both national and international level. She is available to deliver talks, workshops and CPD training to teachers and parents. For more information, please email co-author Fiona Forman at

Fiona Forman on Ireland AM (Virgin Media)

By Fiona Forman

Self-Kindness for Kids: Whizzo-Voice to the Rescue!


This little book will help children to engage in positive self-talk and be kind to themselves.

Weaving Well-Being Online Course (non-EPV)

Please note – this course does NOT qualify for EPV days. 

Please contact for details of group discounts for schools.

Weaving Well-Being Poster Set


Enhance your school’s Weaving Well-Being lessons with this set of full-colour A3 posters.

Welcome to Well-Being: Starter Kit (Lower Primary – Junior Infants to 1st Class / Ages: 4-7+)


The Welcome to Well-Being programme is a multi-year programme for children from Junior Infants to First Class (Ages: 4-7+). It is designed to enhance children’s well-being across all dimensions – social, emotional, spiritual, physical and mental. The theme of the programme is that two small, gender-neutral aliens called Mo and Ko arrive from the planet called Zo to help children feel happy, strong, kind and brave, loving and well. The characters Mo & Ko are gender-neutral – to order a gender-specific version, please click HERE.

Wired for Well-Being: Starter Kit (Secondary – 1st Year to 3rd Year / Ages: 12-15)


Wired for Well-Being aims to introduce young people to skills and strategies from the fields of Positive Psychology and Neuroscience to empower them to become active participants in understanding, creating and maintaining their well-being and resilience. In doing so, it aims to help young people to reach their potential, to flourish and to become thriving citizens.

Fiona's Blogs

Media Interviews

Video Interview by Dolores Andrew Gavin from the Emotional and Mental Health Summit 2019

Evoke Interview

Podcast Interview for Matters Educational

Interview for Learn from Leaders

Interview for Happy Mentality