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Time for a break

I just want to let all potential clients know that given my current health issues and concerns, and with treatment about to start, I am taking a break from my practice and will not be accepting any new referrals or work in the coming few months. I know this will be a disappointment to all […]

Tell us something we don’t know: Another SEN parent story

Every day I get several enquiries about my services as a Specialist Consultant Independent Educational Psychologist from parents who are, quite frankly being served extremely poorly by the SEN system.  The most usual complaints that parents have are about having to be very assertive in their communications with teaching staff, SENCos and senior school managers […]

Rumour has it…

Rumour has it that I am: Dying – imminently Retiring I am delighted to confirm that neither is accurate or true.  I think a number of facebook posts have been made about the state of my health without actually checking with me my position.  So lots have been based on hearsay and misconception. I am also happy […]

PDA presentations in North Staffordshire

I am delighted to announce that I will be doing two new presentations in North Staffordshire in late April.  I will be presenting material from my forthcoming book ‘New Insights into PDA’. There are still some tickets available for the two events. Tickets can be booked via the Eventbrite site at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-insights-into-pathological-demand-avoidance-syndrome-pda-tickets-32409633085 My recent PDA […]

The A Word : Should we re-title it ‘Fifty Shades of Grasmere’?

Remember last week’s teaser about ‘A brilliant Speech and Language Therapist I’m going to refer them to’? Well she arrived. Maggie. Hardly the best in my view ! The bossy, domineering and dysfunctional therapist must have really got the goat of all the lovely Speech and Language Therapists I work with. She seriously overstepped the […]