Specialist Support Education Team

“The training we have received through Psychology Associates has been pitched at exactly the right level, suited perfectly to the individual needs of our school and staff, helping us to better understand our pupils, and delivered in a friendly, professional manner.”

Highgate Hill House School

“I can’t really praise Psychology Associates enough.”

Saltash.Net Community School

We can offer a wide range of education services…

As a leading multi-disciplinary practice, Psychology Associates offers a service that is extensive and bespoke. We work direct with Schools, Colleges, Local Authorities and national charities. We also support children and young people and families that access the Adoption Support Fund.
Our Specialist Support Education Team is made up of:
  • Education Psychologists
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist 
  • Counsellors
  • Wellbeing Practitioners
  • Creative Therapists

“Presentations and Psychologists were excellent” 

Teacher from Eggbuckland Community College

Assessment, therapy, staff training and services tailored to your setting…

The multi-disciplinary nature of our team means that our menu of services is extensive and can always be tailored to your need. We can provide services such as:
  • Assessment and one-to-one work – With individual children/young people and family members  
  • Counselling, Therapy and intervention – Including Creative Therapies, Mindfulness, Theraplay, Compassion Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Speech and Language Therapy and Sensory Integration/Occupational Therapy
  • Staff Training – Including; Attachment difficulties, Precision Teaching, Person Centred Planning, Extended Non-attendance (‘School phobia’), Playfulness Acceptance Curiosity Empathy (PACE), Mental Health First Aid
  • Consultation – With school staff and/or parents to explore concerns and generate immediate strategies
  • Staff support and supervision – Including support for senior leadership and for ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant) trained staff/others supporting vulnerable children
  • Parent workshops and Family Therapy – Direct support, Systemic Family Therapy, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Therapeutic Parenting
  • Therapeutic Schools Programme – A ‘whole school’ approach to understanding and supporting developmental trauma


A ‘whole setting’ approach to wellbeing and academic achievement…

We recognise the importance of staff wellbeing and provide a range of supervision groups for education staff. Throughout the year we host conferences and community training events – these are updated regularly on our ‘Training’ page under ‘Upcoming Events’.

“Would definitely recommend this session and would attend other courses provided by Psychology Associates.”
“Very interesting and enlightening”
“There was a lot of information covered here, which was excellent” 


Parents and teaching staff 

“Interesting to learn what anxiety does mentally and physically”
“Felt happy that I now have ideas that I can use after the session”
“Thank you for teaching me and making me feel better.  I know where to go now if I am distressed”

Students from Saltash.Net 

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Supporting children and their carers…

Psychology Associates is an Ofsted Registered ‘Outstanding’ Adoption Support Agency with a wealth of experience in supporting adoptive families.
One of the main services we can provide is DDP (Dyadic Developmental Practice). DDP is a therapeutic approach designed to support children and families who have experienced attachment difficulties and developmental trauma.

Further services we can provide to support adopted children and families

  • Signposting to the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) and support throughout the application process
  • Therapeutic support for children and families (which in some cases can be funded by the Adoption Support Fund)
  • Advice to support Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium Plus funding

Schools Supervision Groups

It is important that school staff are able to reflect on their practice, consider their wellbeing and explore innovative ways to support children, young people and families. We will be holding supervision groups for staff starting from September 2018 to July 2019. We will be focusing on social-emotional wellbeing and mental health, family support and safeguarding and social communication and interaction.

Please take a look at our School Supervision Leaflet for more information 

To find out more about Schools Supervision Groups please contact our Lead Educational Psychologist, Dr Emma Corrigan on …….. 0845 026 7260 or email our Events Manager, Amanda on Amanda.Taylor@psychologyassociates.org.uk 


Organisations we are currently working with:


Useful links and further information: 

Information Advice and Support (for parents and carers)

Special Educational Needs & Disability SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years


Our education leaflets available: 

Education Conference 2019 Leaflet