With these extremely difficult, unprecedented times which are set to be with us for some time, we at Psychology Direct have ways to use safe and secure platforms to enable assessments of all types to take place remotely. If you would like to talk to any of our team about how we can support, please call us on 01306 879975. From all at Psychology Direct please stay safe and well.
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“Deadlines needed to be met and it was extremely useful having the services of a local Psychologist. I would definitely use your service in the future and will recommend you.”
Steve Harman, Solicitor - Williamsons Solicitors
“Psychology Direct have been providing Educational Psychologist services in the form of statutory assessments for Norfolk CC since May 2019 and their reports have been invaluable in helping us provide quality EHC Plans for children, young people and families ……..”
Stephen Higgins, Principal Educational Psychologist - Norfolk County Council
“I have used the support of Psychology Direct for many years. They have always been efficient at sourcing suitably qualified therapists to cover my clients varying needs. They are approachable and support communication directly with myself and the treating therapist. I would not use any other provider”
Unfortunately not, we only work business to business, through solicitors, local authorities, CPS, case management companies and schools. If you are a private individual looking for a psychologist please speak with your solicitor, school, GP or insurer.
If you wish to locate a Psychologist yourself then visit the British Psychological Society’s website at https://www.bps.org.uk/
Yes. All our Psychologists are registered with the Health & Care Professions Council and/or the British Psychological Society, have been through enhanced DBS checks, undertake CPD and have professional and indemnity insurance.
In addition to this we undertake a thorough vetting process prior to accepting applications from Psychologists to join us, so that you don’t have to.
Click Here for more information about our vetting process.
All of our Psychologists are highly qualified and experience, with quality at the hear of everything that they do.
Our Client Managers are responsible for ensuring reports are delivered within the timescales needed, but all reports are 100% proofread and quality checked to ensure all questions are answered, that the report fulfils the purpose needed and that any recommendations are comprehensive and clear.
Click Here for more information about our Quality Assurance processes.
Absolutely not! Our service is based on providing excellent value – and added value.
Not only will we secure you an appropriately qualified and experienced Psychologist for your case without all the time and hassle of searching for one yourself, but we’ll handle all administration, bookings and ensure you get the report on time plus you’ll have a dedicated client manager at your beck and call too.
So you get competitive prices and all our extra support at no extra cost, meaning you save yourself time and money.