Consultant Child and Educational Psychologist
BSc (Hons), P.G.C.E. (Ed Psych specialism), MSc (Distinction), Reg. HCPC
Rebecca is a highly skilled, experienced and specialist HCPC registered professional Educational Psychologist. Her approach is attuned, insightful and friendly. As such, she quickly helps others to feel at ease. With her wealth of knowledge and breadth of skill, she can readily assess, offer useful advice and support and promote improved outcomes for children. This includes an extensive range of successful work and advice regarding special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) as well as wider applications in educational (Rebecca works across age ranges) and community settings. Rebecca relishes each new situation and is always ready to offer her support.
Rebecca’s passion is in helping and advocating. She utilises the best of the up to date evidence base and of her skill to identify and impart the detail, understanding and recommendations about the needs of children and young people. Rebecca offers her expertise in training and advising other professionals, parents and carers on how to better support their young people with reliable and successful strategies.
Rebecca enjoyed her professional training in Educational Psychology at the University of Birmingham. Her in-depth knowledge and talents have ever more flourished in her past 15 years’ experience as an Educational Psychologist. She works in various Local Authority areas and private settings too. Including specialist and residential therapeutic contexts catering for highly complex developmental and psychological needs. She also offers psychological advice regarding multi-layered presentations, such as anxious school refusal, mental health needs and very complex casework. She readily offers a thorough and adapted specialist approach to the needs and situation.
Rebecca indeed offers an impressive wealth of specialist expertise. She offers detailed specialist assessment and knowledge in regards to vulnerable learners, Looked After and adopted youngsters, Autism Spectrum Conditions, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, attachment and trauma-related difficulties, Specific Learning Difficulties, and also, pre-school assessments and interventions.
Rebecca has also offered assessment, advice and support regarding severe, profound and multiple difficulties and disabilities (SLD and PMLD) and rarer conditions including those of genetic aetiology.
As well as learning and developmental assessments, Rebecca offers specialist assessment and intervention regarding social and emotional needs. This includes identifying and recommending support for a range of things, such as building resilience, self-esteem, low mood, anxiety, social relationships and more complex behaviour presentations, as she has specialist knowledge to address these. Rebecca also offers therapeutic interventions.
Rebecca uses a range of assessment and intervention approaches, making recommendations and adaptations to suit the needs of her clients. She listens to, cares about and champions the voice of her clients, advocating for youngsters and their families and harnessing support and intervention that makes a real difference. Rebecca offers suggestions that are useful, doable and meaningful. Her psychological assessments and her reports are of a consistently high standard, being comprehensive, clear and impactful.
Outside her clinical work at Harley Street, Rebecca works in Local Authority, private, highly specialist and associated contexts. Her commitment, conscientiousness and maintenance to a range of requests also has the added benefit that she can make sense of, adapt to and advise within a great variety of different processes and systems. Due to the quality of her work and the trust established in her approach, settings specifically ask her back for new work requests.
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