Principal Educational Psychologist
Julia has worked with children, young people, schools and families for 27 years. She started her professional life as a teacher, and has worked in mainstream, special schools and pupil referral units (PRUs). She has also volunteered with VSO and worked in a large international school in Thailand. Julia has worked as a Senior Specialist Educational Psychologist for Behaviour and as part of a multi-disciplinary Targeted Mental Health in Schools (TaMHS) team. She has developed a particular interest in children who are Looked After, adopted, or who live in kinship care and, before working for Place2Be worked at Post Adoption Centre (now PAC-UK). Throughout her career, Julia has maintained a passion for promoting good mental health for all - including the most vulnerable children and young people, their teachers and their parent-carers. Julia has worked for Place2Be since 2013.