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Dr Andy Allen


Dr Andy Allen C.Psychol, Associate Fellow of BPS, BA (Hons), P.G.C.E, DE.d Psych
BPS Membership Number: 141806
HCPC Registration Number: PYL25206

Professional Profile

Operating independently from Local Authority employment, I am a chartered, applied Educational Psychologist with experience of applying psychology to children, young people, adults and families.  I have experience working in many areas of special educational needs, including gifted and talented children. I also have experience of providing detailed assessment, advice and representation at Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunals (SENDIST). 

Work History

  • 2012 - Present: Independent Practice 
  • 2009-2012: Worked as an Educational Psychologist for Somerset Local Authority
  • 2007-2009: Worked as a Trainee Educational Psychologist for Leicestershire Local Authority
  • 2006-2007: Academic year of doctoral training at University of Exeter

Previous to my work as an Educational Psychologist, I worked in the East Midlands for a number of years as a qualified Primary School teacher, teaching all curricular areas in Primary Schools, including Reception and Keystage 2.