Sheila is a Senior Educational Psychologist whose core professional duty over many years has been the assessment of the special educational needs of children and young people who present with various categories of difficulty/disability.

Sheila managers and supports a team of physiologists engaged in this work. She also has a training remit with special educational needs co-coordinators of schools and with other teaching support services. Sheila engages in therapeutic work with individual vulnerable pupils. Central to her role is liaison with other professionals and supportive engagement with parents. The promotion of positive relationships with professionals and families underpin her work.

Sheila is a Chartered Psychologist, a member of the Association of Educational Psychologists and a member of the British Psychological Society.

The mother of a teenage girl with mild learning difficulties and medical difficulties, Sheila has experienced the positive benefits for her daughter of The Cedar Foundation’s Transition Support Services in the last 4 years.