Brighter Futures For Kids

Brighter Futures For Kids offers online courses to help parents help their children with a range of emotional difficulties, or challenging circumstances.

We also offer a membership community for parents who are keen to support and improve their children's mental health and wellbeing.

Brighter Futures for Kids is a division of Brighter Futures Personal Growth, a successful therapy and coaching practice run by Frances Weston, based in Derbyshire in the UK.

About Frances

Frances has a wealth of experience working therapeutically with children and parents.

She has spent almost 30 years working in her own successful private practice seeing  children and young people. Alongside this, she worked in the NHS as a Highly Specialist Child Therapist within two Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) teams for 14 years.

She is known for incorporating innovative approaches such as animal assisted therapy, EFT, and Ecotherapy into the way she works with children. 


Frances was one of three finalists in the prestigious Inaugural Towergate Care Awards in the category ‘Creative Counselling Initiative’, recognising her innovative work with children and young people, having been shortlisted from 140 nominees in that category.

Frances Weston - Award-Winner

Frances is pictured here receiving her award from comedian and actor Sally Phillips.

Qualifications and Training

She is also trained in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy); Solution Focused Brief Therapy; Family Therapy; Bereavement counselling; Telephone counselling; Motivational Interviewing Techniques; Ecotherapy; Groupwork with Children and Adolescents.

BACP Registered