About Me

Mrs Emily Vincent, Independent Chartered Psychologist and mother to two children


MSc in Educational Psychology at Birmingham University 2004-2005

Post Graduate Certificate in Education at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education 1997 -1998

BSc Applied Psychology Degree at University of Wales College of Cardiff 1993-1997

Work History

I have twenty years of experience in education and in working with children and young people.  This includes; six years teaching experience, being a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo), running my own business and thirteen years as a practising Educational Psychologist (EP).  I have worked as an EP for Swindon Local Authority and as a Locum EP for Gloucestershire Educational Psychology Service.

I am currently working as an Independent Educational Psychologist mainly in the South West and Cotswold Region.

My Experience as an EP

Assessing Special Educational Needs in children, young people (0-25 years) and in adults, working with families, schools and other professionals to problem solve ways forward.  During my time as a Local Authority EP I have had responsibility for my own area of schools and nurseries, experiencing 30 different primary schools and six different secondary schools, including a specialist secondary provision for BESD.

I have also:

  • Researched and written borough guidelines for supporting pupils returning to school after a Traumatic Brain Injury and guidelines for supporting children and young people with Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD)
  • Was Borough lead for delivering Restorative Justice Training, working with multi-agencies in its role out plan
  • Held a specialist role for BESD and specialism in Early Years

I am experienced in a range of up-to-date assessment techniques and in offering advice and support for a range of learning, behavioural or emotional difficulties, including assessment and advice for access arrangements and the identification of Specific Learning Difficulties including Dyslexia. I am registered with the HCPC and keep my professional development up to date.

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Having links to multi agencies allows me to easily signpost you to others when needed.

Contact Me

Mrs Emily Vincent
14 Copt Elm Road, Charlton Kings
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Telephone: 07552 479561