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

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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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).

"Thank you for a great training! I genuinely enjoyed each and every moment of it. I feel a lot more confident within my role."

ELSA Trainee 3 – 2021

"As a TA I was already doing some ELSA work without knowing it. The training has helped to focus on the emotional side."

ELSA Trainee 2 – 2021

"I really enjoyed the course. I’ve been thinking and pre preparing policy resources to help use with non-verbal student. Looking forward to supervision."

ELSA Training 4 November 2019

"I have learnt so much, understanding about how actions effect our emotions. I now feel I have much more confidence to break down barriers to help support the children I work with."

ELSA Trainee 4 – 2021

"I have really enjoyed my time; the learning has been very useful and I use it a lot in my daily role. I’m looking forward to supervision and really getting into my craft."

ELSA Training 2 November 2019