Poppy Chandler is a HCPC Registered Educational Psychologist who has recent experience in leadership roles as Principal Educational Psychologist within two Local Authorities and previous Chair of the West Midlands Principal Educational Psychologist group. Poppy has extensive experience working with children & young people within their educational settings and family/community contexts.
She is confident undertaking statutory assessments of Special Educational Needs and Disability, and she has special interests in supporting and training the key adults working with our most vulnerable C&YP who have experienced early developmental trauma. A specialist area of interest is working with the Early Years Multi-Disciplinary Assessment team, and the Communication and Interaction assessment pathways, associated with diagnosis of Autism.
Poppy has enjoyed her role as supervisor to Trainee Educational Psychologists alongside other professional teams held within social care.
Her core beliefs centre on capacity building within the educational and broader support networks who are present in the C&YP’s daily lives. Building confidence within the work force through systemic approaches. Applying Psychology to make a positive difference for our ‘Children & Young People’.