Dr L P – Chartered Educational Psychologist

My most recent Senior Post was specialised in Autism and Speech, Language and Communication Needs. Main duties include running and chairing the diagnostic panel,  setting up and managing the Autism outreach service, writing and delivering parenting programmes for Autism across the county. In addition to this I was responsible for delivering multi-disciplinary training on Autism, including NHS, HM Prison Service and Police. I had a Specialist Autism case load within and out of authority. I set up and managed of Specific Language Impairment service and associated school based training. Finally I was responsible for a patch of schools requiring assessment and intervention at individual, group and whole school level.


2009 – 2013 Tavistock Clinic
Doctorate in Educational Psychology

2009 – 2010 Tavistock Clinic
Postgraduate Certificate in Working with Groups

2006 – 2007 University of Leeds
Postgraduate Certificate in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
(Intermediate Level)

2005 – 2006 Tavistock Clinic
Msc in Educational Psychology

2003 – 2004 Open University
Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Education – Difficulties
in Literacy Development

2002 – 2003 College of York St John
PGCE: Lower Primary

1999 – 2002 University of York
BSc (Hons) 2:1 in Psychology



Chartered Membership of British Psychological Society

Health Care Professionals Council Registered Practitioner Psychologist

The Association of Educational Psychologists


2011 – 2015 Specialist Senior Educational Psychologist, XXX Council
2008 – 2011 Educational Psychologist, XXXXX MDC

2006 – 2008 Educational Psychologist, Education Bradford

Main grade posts. Covered patches of schools through a time allocation system of service delivery. Duties involved psychological assessments of children and young people, interpretation of those findings, and report writing, including psychological advices to inform statutory work in connection with the Code of Practice. Working collaboratively with parents, professionals in the school setting and external agencies.
Development of whole school training on various topics for school staff.

2003 – 2005 Teacher, Grove Primary School, Chadwell Heath, RM6 4XS
Teacher in mainstream school.




Cognitive assessment of adults with learning difficulties for Paralympics



Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale – 2 (ADOS-2), Wechsler Children’s Intelligence Test (WISC-IV), Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI – IV), Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI) Wechsler Individual Attainment Test (WIAT– II), British Ability Scales (BAS-III), Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales (WAIS – IV), Phonological Assessment Battery (PhAB), Wide Range Achievement Test 3 (WRAT3), Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning Second Edition (WRAML2), Test of Everyday Attention in Children (TEA-ch), Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales, Schedule of Growing Skills, PIP Developmental Charts, Resiliency Scales, Conners’ Rating Scales, Gilliam Autism Rating Scale(GARS-2).

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