Steps Child and Family Psychology

Child and Family Psychology

working with children, young people and supports families

An Educational Psychologist:

  • Specialises in working with children and young people who are presenting with learning, social, emotional and /or behavioural difficulties.
  • Has expertise in all aspects of child development; this includes cognitive, linguistic, sensory, physical, social, behavioural and emotional development.
  • Can identify children whose development is either delayed or disordered and can advise about appropriate intervention and provision within school and at home.
  • Understands those factors that facilitate and enhance development and learning and has knowledge and expertise in respect of how to achieve positive change at home, at school and in other social settings.
  • Understands how Nurseries, Schools, Academies, Special Schools and Colleges of Further Education work and understands how best to promote efficient and effective learning in those contexts.
  • Understands the complex dynamic of the many configurations of family life and the impact that family life has upon each member of a family.

Latest News

Messages from Clients. Ruth has recently received a nice message from a client who she has guided through the all the ups and downs of the Tribunal process. Click here to view this and other messages she has received.

In February "Varsity", Cambridge University's student newspaper highlighted the university's outdated system for students requiring Access ArrangementsClick here for more information

An increase in numbers of Access Arrangements has caused unforeseen complications. Click here for further information

This year's Access Arrangements Guidelines for GCSE and A level examinations are available online. Click here for more information

We now have a brochure which describes the services that STEPS Psychology offers.  If you want us to send you a copy in the post you can request one here. Or, you can download it yourself here.

Older News 

To view older news about STEPS Psychology. Click here for older news items


Getting in touch with STEPS

If you have any questions about the help and advice STEPS offer, we would be pleased to hear from you.

To make an enquiry please contact us by one of the following methods:

By phone:

01434 605486

Our normal offices hours are between 10.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Thursday (closed Bank Holidays).

Please note: we may be busy and unable to take your call, in which case an answer phone service will take any message you would like to leave.

Or, by email: