Jenny Ford:

Certified Health Coach, Yoga Instructor, Group Fitness, and MFTI (she,her)

Begin a journey to gain empowerment, more self-compassion, inspiration to feel better, and increase healthy living. Jenny’s health coaching provides a safe environment using education, tools and over a decade of experience that helps clients with lasting and meaningful behavior changes. Jenny is skilled in helping clients access deep emotional connections, assists in uncovering individual patterns of interaction that tend to keep clients stuck, and finding motivation to live healthier lives. She gently and empathically collaborates with her clients to build safety and security in their most important relationships with self, and assists individuals to help strengthen their self-confidence and overall well-being. 

Jenny is a well-known online fitness professional who has been recognized by media outlets such as Shape, Glamour, Vogue, NBC, Metro, and more. She encourages her community to love their bodies at all sizes, and how important it is to take care of ourselves both mentally and physically. She’s created multiple workout programs such as Step and Walk Across America, Beginner Yoga, Step Hero, Grief Movement Yoga, and more that can be found on the Freedom.Fit App and website

Jenny and her husband have been married 25 years and are the parents of 4 boys. Their oldest son died by suicide shortly after his diagnosis of schizophrenia. This devastating loss has created a deeper understanding of the effects of grief and sudden loss, and Jenny has a unique ability to assist others in processing grief and loss to promote healing. Jenny is a strong advocate for decreasing the stigma of suicide and addictions. Jenny also has a son who is gay, and she honors, values, and celebrates the lived experiences of sexual and gender diversity.


  • Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Master Class for Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy
  • Currently Working Toward Emotionally Focused Therapy Certification
  • Certified Grief Educator by David Kessler
  • Grief Movement Specialist/Grief Yoga
  • Parachute Course ‘Understanding your LGBTQ Child’
  • QPR- Suicide Prevention Training
  • ACE Certified Health Coach
  • Certified Group Fitness 
  • Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher 200
  • CPR/AED Certified 

MFT Counseling Focus:

  • Addiction
  • Adolescent Struggles
  • Anxiety / Depression
  • Body Image 
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Communication Skills
  • Empowerment through Boundaries
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family Stress
  • Faith Trauma/Issues
  • Gender & Sexual Identity
  • Grief / Loss
  • Guided Imagery Trauma Clearing / Lifespan Integration
  • Life Transitions
  • LGBTQ+
  • Marriage Therapy and Relationship Counseling
  • Parenting
  • Personalizing Spirituality or Faith
  • Pre-marital Counseling
  • Pornography
  • Trauma Therapy
  • Women-Specific Issues
  • Yoga


  • Master’s Degree Intern: Marriage and Family Therapy, Northcentral University
  • Bachelor’s Degree: English, University of Utah

 Professional Organization Affiliations:

  • Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Member of the International Centre for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT)
  • Member of the Northern Utah Emotionally Focused Therapy Group
  • LGBTQ Affirmative Therapist Guild of Utah
  • Member of the Delta Kappa Honor Society