Having completed an initial degree in Chinese at the University of Westminster in 1992, Linda did her PGCE at North London University and taught for 9 years in the primary phase, also working in EAL and Special Needs. During that time Linda completed a diploma followed by a two year MA in Psychology of Education at the Institute of Education to gain entry into the UCL Educational Psychology masters programme which she completed in 2003. From that time Linda has worked as an Educational Psychologist in Enfield. She is a link EP for excluded pupils in a Pupil Referral Unit which also provides an outreach service to schools for supporting children with challenging behaviour. Linda has been a member of a Systemic Family Therapy Team in CAMHS for the last five years. She has recently been involved in promoting the use of CBT to encourage self esteem and emotional resilience in school children. Linda is the link EP for special schools for the deaf and in the past has been joint chair of PsycHIC, a national special interest group for EPs working with the deaf and hearing impaired.
Professional interests include interventions to address emotional and behavioural difficulties, bibliotherapy and dyslexia.
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