Project: Exploring educational psychologists’ experiences of bullying within the profession

15 January 2024 by and

This survey research aims to offer the first wide ranging exploration of experiences of bullying within the EP profession.  How…

It is time for positive educational psychology?

19 December 2023 by

With increasing mental health needs amongst both teachers and learners, surely it’s time to do something differently? I believe that…

Project: KeEPing well – an exploration of well-being for Educational Psychologists

We are mindful of the current pressures that EPs are encountering and, therefore, it is hoped that this research will…

Promoting positive mental health in a secondary school

18 April 2023 by

I’ve always been interested in applying Psychology at strategic levels within school systems, and have been working closely with the…

Using data to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of young people

28 February 2023 by

We have written previously about our use of locally-gathered mental health and wellbeing data to support our educational establishments with…

The Queer Mental Health Workbook: A creative self-help guide using CBT, CFT and DBT

22 March 2022 by

The world feels pretty upside down right now. COVID-19 is still affecting people worldwide, the cost-of-living is soaring, and the…

Talking to children and young people about war in Ukraine

1 March 2022 by and , 5 comments

‘Children are both our reason to eliminate the worst aspects of armed conflict and our best hope of succeeding in…

All is calm, all is bright – planning for an inclusive and festive December

27 November 2021 by

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. The schools that we work with are starting to shift their focus…

Continuing to use a data & trauma-informed approach to supporting learners in a post-COVID world

1 November 2021 by and , 1 comment

We wrote here last year about the authority-wide mental health and wellbeing survey we had undertaken which allowed us to…

Book review: ‘Being me – poems about thoughts, worries and feelings’

29 September 2021 by , , and

‘Being me’ is a collection of poems for children and young people and so we hand the initial reviews over…