Lyn Fry Associates: Important Announcement

I am sorry to advise you that Lyn Fry Associates will be closed as of 31st October 2009. Appointments will be taken up to this date and you should contact us about these in the normal manner.

Educational Psychologists that have worked with Lyn Fry Associates are still contactable personally for new referrals after 31st October and their details are below.

All enquiries regarding assessments previously performed at Lyn Fry Associates can be handled directly by the educational psychologist that performed the assessment.  If you do not know the name of the psychologist or if you have any other queries, please email us at enquiries@lynfryassociates.co.uk where we will be happy to help.

Client files will be stored by the psychologist or with the Alpha Plus Group in accordance with the data protection act.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support to Lyn Fry Associates over our time working together.


 

Annie Mitchell

Telephone: 07889242241
Email:  amitchellep@googlemail.com

Annie trained as an educational psychologist in 1997 and has worked for three London Education Authorities in a range of nursery, primary, secondary and special schools. She held positions of responsibility working with pre-school children, supporting schools with managing children and adolescents with behavioural difficulties, and supporting children in public care. She was also a senior educational psychologist for two years before leaving in 2004 to work in private practice. Since 1997 Annie has been the Head Educational Psychologist at Lyn Fry Associates.

Annie specialises in providing assessments for children aged 18 months to 13 years.  Annie advises on a range of areas from learning, behaviour social and emotional difficulties.


 

Marion Rushbrook

Telephone: 07768 081 823 / 0208340 1223
Email: marion.rushbrook@btinternet.com

Marion is a Chartered Educational Psychologist with extensive experience of working independently (UK and Paris / Madrid) and within local authority settings. Marion normally works with children and young people, 4 - 21 years, with a special interest in specific learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyspraxia), gifted / talented and emotional difficulties. Also experienced / available for Tribunal / legal work.   


 

Dr. Jeremy Monsen

Telephone: 07850 556886
Email: jeremy.monsen@virgin.net

Jeremy undertook his Doctorate studies in psychology at University College, London.  He has worked extensively within the independent sector and for both London and home-county Local Authorities in senior management and consultancy positions.  Jeremy covers the full range of work undertaken by an Educational and Child Psychologist having particular interest and experience in the following areas:-

  • Cognitive, Learning, Behavioural, Social-emotional assessment and intervention, including work with autistic spectrum difficulties, social communication, severe and complex learning / behaviour needs.
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia / Dyspraxia) in children, young people and adults.
  • Parent / caregiver and / or school staff assessment, training and intervention (i.e. behaviour / classroom management, dealing with challenging behaviour / stressful encounters, communication skills, developing, implementing and monitoring a range of interventions and so on).
  • Individual, group and family counselling (using a range of strategies largely derived from cognitive-behavioural approaches, e.g., anger, stress, anxiety, panic-attack, depression, pain management, obsessive-compulsive difficulties and so on).
  • Legal and court work, including Special Educational Needs Tribunals.
  • Applied Research (both qualitative and quantitative).

 

Katherine Sharkey

Telephone:  0800 1830566 / 0794 635 9384
Email: katherine.sharkey@ntlworld.com

Katherine qualified as an educational psychologist in 1994, having worked as a primary-school teacher. She has been in private practice since 2001, and has worked mainly within the independent sector in this time, while maintaining contact with the public sector and with current LEA procedures.

Katherine can offer extensive experience of working with all age-ranges and dealing with the entire range of behavioural/learning difficulties. However, she specializes in work with children in preschool and primary school; and her area of strongest expertise is in pinpointing and addressing specific processing problems.


 

Ken Greaves 
M.Sc. B.A.( Hons). P.G.C.E. C. Psychol.  CSi.  AFBPsS.

Telephone:  020 8530 5566 / 07956 363701
Email: ken.greaves1@ntlworld.com

Psychological Consultations for children, young people and adults.  Ken has extensive experience in working with culturally diverse families, people with Autism/Aspergers syndrome, dyslexia and challenging behaviour of all ages.

Specialities include:       

  • Autism
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Social Emotional and behavioural Difficulties
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Gifted and Talented
  • Moderate/Sever Learning Difficulties

Assessment and advice offered on:

  • Educational needs and or placements
  • Care Placements
  • Career Aspirations

 

Priya Dhingra

Telephone: 079 9053 8654
Email: Priya@theedpsych.com

Priya trained at University College London, currently pursuing a doctorate degree at the same educational establishment. Priya is a registered chartered educational psychologist with the British Psychological Society and Health Professionals Council.

Qualifications: BA, MA, Cert Ed, MSc

Experience:
Work with school staff (nurseries, primary & secondary schools, and further education colleges), other professionals, parents, and children/ young adults from the ages of 2-20 with a range of special educational needs such as behaviour, emotional , learning and cognition, language and communication, social, and sensory to support their learning and development.

Carry out detailed assessments to identify strengths and difficulties, and manage developmental disorders such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, learning difficulties, and specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

Training of school staff on topics such as autism, developing metacognitive skills and reading comprehension, developing language skills, working with children where English is a second language.

Exam access arrangements, identifying children who are Gifted and Talented.

Developing processes in school to identify, monitor, and review children with SEN.


 

Susan Brooks

Telephone: 07974 713925
Email: brooks.brooks@btinternet.com
Web site  www.brooks-holmes.co.uk
 
Susan qualified as an educational psychologist in 1997. She has more than 18 years experience in education, and has been employed within several Local Authorities as a teacher, special needs co-ordinator, educational psychologist and specialist educational psychologist. Between 2002 and 2008 Susan also worked as an Associate Lecturer, in Developmental Psychology, for the Open University.  Susan has worked in private practice since 2001 and currently provides psychological advice to pupils and parents, schools, FE colleges and Universities.  Susan’s particular areas of expertise are early years, further and higher education and specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia).
 
Susan is a registered member with The British Psychological Society and the Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice. She has current enhanced police checks and comprehensive private indemnity insurance.


 

David Fourmy

Telephone:   07906 707 128
Email:  davidfourmy@yahoo.com

David has worked as a psychologist in educational, counselling and clinical settings in Australia and the UK and has provided training for practitioners and teachers in a range of areas such as multi-agency working and stress management. He is particularly interested in narrative and family (systemic) therapies, and in providing counselling and therapy for adolescents, using rational-emotive/cognitive approaches.  David can provide support and programmes for students experiencing examination anxiety and stress, and can also undertake full psychological assessments, including for examination access arrangements. David can be contacted by email or by phone for further information or to make appointments.


 

Dr Laura Cockburn

Telephone: 0798 332 5674
Email:  l.cockburn@uel.ac.uk

Laura is a Chartered Educational Psychologist currently working in a London local authority and the University of East London.
Laura specialises in the following 

  • Working with children who are internationally mobile - who move between countries and schools
  • Children who have an autistic spectrum disorder