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Other Exciting Projects

One of the key values which guides my work is connection. It is a real honour to have opportunities to work with wonderful colleagues on a range of exciting projects. Please see below for more information

Pupil Views Collaborative Group

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The Pupil Views Collaboration Group is a collective of educational psychologists and professionals working in education, who are committed to gaining, listening to, sharing and acting on the views of children and young people.

The project was started in May 2020  to explore children and young people's experiences of Covid-19. Please go to the Pupil Views page to see the wide ranging work we have done and continue to do.

If you are interested in joining us please email pupilviews@gmail.com

Power Threat Meaning Framework in Education - Special Interest Group

The aim of this group is to come together as educational professionals to explore the way in which the Power Threat Meaning Framework (PTMF; Boyle & Johnstone, 2018; 2020) might be applied within education.

Visit the PTMF_Education page on this website and our group page on edpsy.org.uk for more information about our work.

Email ptmf.education@gmail.com to join the group

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Connect-Ed & Connect PSHE

It is a honour to be part of ConnectEd, a team of incredible practitioners using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to support educational settings.

ConnectEd offers a wide range of services to educational settings to support pupil, parent/carer and teaching staff wellbeing. 

We offer training and supervision to professionals using, and seeking to use, ACT, DNA-V and/or Prosocial group work with children, families and/or schools.

Visit the ConnectEd website to find out more

We imagine a future in which schools enable their communities – children, staff and parents - to explore & connect with personal values & to develop the psychological skills to live their best lives.

 

Connect PSHE
Connect PSHE is a values-based wellbeing curriculum for primary school pupils. It was developed by Dr Duncan Gillard and Dr Nic Hooper.
It is a fun, easy to use weekly programme that teaches children key skills to promote emotional wellbeing and resilience.
Visit the Connect PSHE website for more information.

It has been a real pleasure to work alongside the Square Peg Team and contribute a chapter (co-written with Dr Maddi Popoola) to their fantastic book 

Square Pegs: Inclusivity, compassion and fitting in - guide for schools

"This book brings different perspectives and expertise together in one place, Square Pegs aims to help school leaders and staff support children (and their families) more effectively. The authors cover a wide variety of topics – including school attendance, building relationships, trauma-informed practice, and behaviour management. Featuring contributions from more than 50 individual authors, this is an accessible, dip-in, dip-out book – perfect for busy school leaders."

Our chapter Maslow, Relationships and Square Pegs, explores the importance of belonging, safety, emotional wellbeing and opportunity to school systems.

We continue to work with Square Peg & other colleagues to reduce barriers to attendance and explore innovation in education.

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Square Peg book launch February 2023

Attuned Interactions e-Journal

I am co-editor of the Attuned Interactions e-journal, which shares articles about research and professional practice using Video Feedback Interventions.

Visit the Attuned Interactions webpage to read the latest edition and previous e-journals

Email us at attunedinteractions@gmail.com if you would like to submit an article and/or become a peer reviewer for the journal

Visit my VIG/VERP information page for more information about this strength-based intervention

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation

It is an honour to volunteer with the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation (BDDF). I have co-facilitated at a number on on-line groups and a retreat day. I have been invited to share activities based on ACT principles both in the groups and as part of a webinar series.

Please visit the BDDF website for further information.

Please watch and share our EP Reach-Out webinar 'An Introduction to BDD' presented by Alex Mummery 

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