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.

Coronavirus Resources for Schools and Families

We have put together a collection of resources relating to the Coronavirus that can be freely downloaded for your school or family.

Download the resources here

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 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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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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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).

"South East Psychology have worked with the Leigh Academies Trust for 6 years. Their service has provided 360 degree support from identification to report writing, staff training to intervention. Their work across the Trust has been invaluable to our Academy staff, ensuring that that the advice & guidance given is timely, constructive and has impact."

Alex O’Donnell, Principal, Longfield Academy

"Best thing we ever did for our boys! So helpful and easy. Lucy was great with them."

Parent, May 2018

"I have really enjoyed this course for many reasons. Very engaging both the content and delivery. Good mix of video clips, direct information giving, group work, trying resources. Great venue, real treat to be so well looked after. A great group of people to work with."

ELSA Training 3 November 2019

"Helpful to set targets and discuss specifics of sessions in the group. Really useful to share resources / ideas. There was enough theory to underpin the sessions we will be running, but not too much to be overwhelming."

ELSA Training 5 November 2019

"As a SENCO the process of applying for an EHCP is arduous but it is made easier by the fact that the Educational Psychology reports from South East Psychology provide detailed, comprehensive evidence towards the Appendix Two that schools have to complete."

Primary SENCO May 2018