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Educational Psychologists work with children, young people, their families, and educational settings to assess their needs and strengths. Support them with their learning, behaviour, development, social communication skills, and emotional well-being.

Much of an educational psychologist’s work is focused on supporting parents to meet their children’s needs at home and school.

All Educational Psychologists must be registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professionals Council) and work in line with the Code of Conduct, Performance, and Ethics of HCPC and BPS. They also need to hold professional indemnity insurance.

They have academic knowledge of child development, psychology of teaching and learning as well as other areas in the field of Psychology. They continue their professional development after their training to keep up to date with scientific research and enhance their practice.

Educational Psychologists usually do not provide parents and schools with a clinical diagnosis unless they receive specific training and accreditation for conducting diagnostic assessments.

They are trained on how to collaborate with others under a consultation framework, conduct psychological standardized assessment observations in school, and write detailed psychological advice.

When they notice that certain behaviours of their child are not consistent with their developmental age or when their child exhibits behaviours that are concerning both in the family and school environment.

  • To better understand your child’s development and difficulties
  • To value your child’s strengths and interests through which new approaches and interventions can be established either at home or school
  • To share your concerns, receive support and feel reassured about your parenting skills that lead to improved confidence and reduced anxiety.

Once an assessment date or appointment has been set, you will receive an information leaflet which will include pieces of information that you can share with your child to prepare them for the assessment.

The assessment usually takes place at school or home in the case of a child not attending a school setting.

The school visit time is approximately 4 hours long.

It consists of three parts: observation, assessment of the child, and a joint family school consultation meeting to discuss the outcomes and further planning.

Once the assessment in school is completed, the report will be ready in two to four weeks.

Please contact me to book a call in order to discuss in detail about the support you will receive, fees and payment methods.

Do you require help with the learning and behavior of your child?