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The Associates are fully qualified and experienced Educational Psychologists and are all available to carry out generic work including assessments.

Most are available to carry out individual psychotherapeutic work and training work (individual or on a whole-school basis). They are also available to visit schools to carry out group testing for access arrangements in examinations (GCSE and A Level).

Each of the Associates has a number of special interests, areas of expertise and experience, summarised below. (See each Associate’s page for further details.)

John Eakin

• Assessment of dyslexia in children and adults
• Access arrangements in examinations
• Medicolegal work (including personal injury, traumatic brain injury, medical negligence, sexual and historical abuse)
• Neurodevelopmental disorders in children, young people and adults.

Victoria Spratt

• Special Educational Needs
• School-based provision for SEN
• Developmental dyslexia
• Learning and curriculum

Hazel Mullan

• Assessment of dyslexia in children and young people
• Access arrangements in examinations
• Developmental Coordination Disorder/DCD (Dyspraxia)

Victoria Bratten

• Dyslexia
• Medicolegal work (including criminal cases and assessment of capacity in young people)
• Psychotherapeutic work
• Study skills support

Ciara Totten

• Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Learning difficulties (moderate and severe)
• Anxiety disorders in children and young people

Fiona Flinn

• Dyslexia and developmental disorders
• Psychotherapeutic work
• Study skills support

Edel Martin

• Assessment of dyslexia in children and young people
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Child and adolescent mental health
• Grief and loss

Kiera Downey

• Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties
• Early years development and difficulties
• Dyslexia
• Severe learning difficulties

Julia Zack

• Dyslexia in children and adults
• Access arrangements in examinations
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Attachment
• Therapeutic
• Medicolegal work (including multicultural, discrimination/equality, and human rights work)

Lorraine Donnelly

• Learning disabilities
• Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger Syndrome
• Mental health and wellbeing; stress
• Assessment of capacity in young people and adults
• Family/relationship problems
• Psychotherapeutic work