Aspire Educational Psychology Services

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Assessment and Consultation

Services ranging from comprehensive assessment to telephone consultations and facilitation of meetings.

Bespoke Training and Online Courses

Bespoke training packages and short online courses to meet the needs of staff and parents

Bespoke Intervention Packages

Bespoke intervention planning and support.

Professional Supervision 

Supervision for staff and professionals. 

Systemic Change & Policy Development

Bespoke projects to support systemic change and policy development.

School Support Packages

Packages of support for schools and service level agreements.



Aspire Educational Psychology Services is a small independent practice based in Essex, managed by Dr Amanda Furness BSc QTS DEdChPsy. 

Amanda is an experienced Educational and Child Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). She has many years of experience working with children and vulnerable young people within educational settings and beyond. Amanda is also a member of the Association of Educational Psychologists.

Amanda is a qualified teacher and has worked as an Educational and Child Psychologist since completing the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology at the University of East London (UEL). Her doctoral research and thesis focused on nurture groups as a provision for vulnerable pupils. 

Amanda has a particular interest in Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) but works with all areas of need across a broad age range. She is approachable and cares deeply about her work and clients. 


BSc Psychology - University of Reading (First Class Hons)

Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology - UEL

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)




Short online courses for parents and professionals covering a range of subjects.


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Dr Amanda Furness

Director and Lead Practitioner

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Aspire Educational Psychology Services is a trading name for Aspire EPS Ltd, 

Reg No:12879261, 39 Woodland Way, Ongar, Essex. CM5 9EP, England and Wales

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