Support from a psychologist

All our schools, nurseries and establishments work with educational psychologists to help pupils that need support with their

  • learning
  • behaviour
  • development.

To refer a child to us please see below.

Download the Psychological Services improvement plan (PDF, 1.4 MB)
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Support offered

We assess pupils to find what stage they are at with language, motor, personal and social skills. We speak with the pupil, their parents and their teachers. We look over the pupil’s work and may come to see them in class or another learning environment.

The support offered will be based on research and evidence and may include

  • advice on changes to the curriculum
  • intervention around learning and behaviour
  • suggestions for creating a support plan.

Access the service

Most of our referrals come through schools, nurseries or educational establishments.

In the first instance, contact your school. They can get in touch with us on your behalf.

If you still have concerns, contact us to refer your child.

Self evaluation reports

Our self evaluation was validated by Education Scotland in November 2016. 

Download our service evaluation report (PDFs)

View all our Education Scotland reports.

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