Liz Robson-Kelly MAPPCP 2017-11-26T18:13:46+00:00

Liz Robson-Kelly MAPPCP CEO & Founder of Worth-it

Liz is a leading positive psychology practitioner and practice based researcher, specialising in improving wellbeing and resilience for children and young people.

She founded Worth-it in 2011 a leading provider of interventions and training that develop wellbeing and resilience. Liz has used her skills, knowledge and research to develop several pioneering approaches to improving mental wellbeing to prevent the development of mental illness in children and young people. Liz is at the forefront of developing whole school wellbeing in the UK.Through her organistion she has enabled over 40,000 children and young people to gain skills and strategies that imporve wellbeing and resilience.

Liz is also an award winning social entrepreneur, and was awarded Big Venture Challenge in 2014.

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Liz Robson-Kelly’s Positive Psychology Research

Liz is at the forefront of researching Positive Psychology within education, children and young people. Liz is one of the first co-horts in the world qualified to master’s level in both Coaching Psychology and Positive Psychology. Liz’s academic knowledge underpins the evidence based approach of Worth-it. She is a member of the association for coaching, International positive psychology association and International positive education network. She is also involved in establishing the European Positive psychology Network

Liz is the only researcher in the world researching how the integration of coaching and positive psychology can prevent mental health problems in at risk young people. Her ground-breaking study “What does coaching have to offer to young people at risk of developing mental health problems? A grounded theory study” Was published in the International Coaching Psychology Review in March 2016.

Her current research projects include ‘whole school approaches to developing resilience and emotional wellbeing’, ‘wellbeing ambassadors, integrating coaching, positive psychology and peer support with young people to prevent mental health problems’, ‘second wave positive education’, and ‘integrating coaching and positive psychology to support young people at risk of developing mental health problems’. She regularly presents at academic and professional conferences on cutting edge approaches to Positive Education.

Liz regularly presents her research at national and international Coaching and Positive Psychology research conferences.

Liz is a guest lecturer on Bucks New University Masters in Applied Positive Psychology and has previously lectured on the UEL Coaching Psychology Masters, Coaching in Education Module.

Find out more about Liz’s research here.


The children of this world, now more than ever, need the attention of caring adults. Worth-it Projects are an organisation of caring adults and champions for promoting the wellbeing of children and youth and thereby lowering the risk of mental ill…
Professor Corey KeyesProfessor of Sociology, the Winship Distinguished Research ProfessorEmory University USA

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Keynote Speaking and Conferences

Liz is passionate about disseminating her work and research, supporting professionals, organisations and schools to gain strategies that develop wellbeing and resilience. She regularly presents and runs workshops at research and education conferences on the topics of, mental health prevention, whole school mental health Positive Psychology, Coaching Psychology and Positive Education.

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Childrens Mental Health Support
Service Type
Childrens Mental Health Support
Provider Name
Worth-it Projects,
C/O The Marlene Reid Centre,,Coalville,Leicestershire-LE67 3PH,
Telephone No.01530 835155
Worth-it Projects provide Children's mental health support and wellbeing services for those that work with children such as schools, and to children themselves.