Educational psychology services

Educational psychology services for schools and academies in London and the South East.

Welcome to South East Psychology

South East Psychology is a social enterprise providing educational psychology services to schools and academies in London and the South East.

We provide a high quality and cost-effective alternative or complement to local authority services and have extensive experience in working with primary, secondary and special schools and academies.

We provide a range of services including consultation, supervision, assessment, intervention and training. 

All psychologists working with South East Psychology are registered with the HCPC.

Our Core Beliefs and Values

Ethics and Integrity

High standards of ethics and integrity, guided by the British Psychological Society Division of Educational and Child Psychology codes of conduct, are fundamental to all aspects of our practice.

Positive Relationships

Positive and trusting relationships which promote feelings of safety and security are fundamental for growth and development.

Promoting Inclusion

Schools both reflect and shape society and should therefore welcome and include all children and young people from the locality they serve. All our involvement is aimed at promoting inclusion, which involves changing schools, not changing children.

Collaboration

Collaboration with children and young people, their parents and carers, education staff and other professionals is crucial to bring about positive change.

Our Services

School and Academies Support

School and Academy Support

We work with teachers, students and parents/ carers. Work is delivered at either the individual, group or whole school level.

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INSET and CPD

INSET and CPD

South East Psychology CIC is a registered provider of ELSA training and supervision and a Licensee for the FRIENDS Resilience programme.

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ELSA training

ELSA Training

South East Psychology CIC is a registered provider of ELSA training and supervision and has a long and successful track record of providing ELSA training and on-going support and supervision for ELSAs in schools.

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FRIENDS Resilience Programme

The FRIENDS Programmes

South East Psychology CIC is a licensed partner for FRIENDS Resilience in the UK meaning we can provide training for facilitators as well as delivering the programmes to children, young people and adults.

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South East Psychology believes that educational psychology services should be freely available through schools or local authorities to all children who are failing to make adequate progress or experience social, emotional or behavioural difficulties related to school. We are currently unable to undertake work commissioned directly by parents/carers.

If you have a concern about your child’s educational progress or behaviour in school, arrange to meet with the school’s Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo), who will explain how the school is supporting your child. If your child fails to make satisfactory progress despite support and interventions, the school might make a referral to an educational psychologist (or another professional).

"Lucy took time to understand what we as parents, were concerned about and ensured these were fully addressed in her report. Our son thoroughly enjoyed his assessment, Lucy put him at ease, meaning we obtained reliable and accurate results."

Parent, May 2018

"Lucy has provided an outstanding service including support for staff, students and their families resulting in positive outcomes. The training that has been provided has been professional and relevant and included ongoing supervision and support, I am looking forward to working with Lucy and her team in the future."

Secondary SENCO, July 2018
Secondary SENCo Dec 2017 (2)

"Having the services of our own Trust EPs is extremely valuable to our students as well as staff. The EPs take the time to build a rapport with the students and their parents."

Secondary SENCo Dec 2017 (2)

"He now understands why he was struggling and doesn't feel he is stupid for not being able to do things his peers can."

Parent, April 2018

"Thank you for an informative and engaging session."

Attachment Theory whole school INSET, 2018