Child and Educational Psychologist
Suriya is a Child and Educational Psychologist and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and British Psychological Society. Suriya is a loyal, amiable, self-motivated and achievement driven individual and is passionate about working with children, young people, families and other professionals in a wide range of settings.
Suriya works with children and young people with a wide range of needs via therapeutic practice (e.g., using CBT principles, mindfulness, solution focused techniques, etc.) and/or through psychological assessments and interventions. Suriya believes that individuals need to be supported in order to reach their full potential, while ensuring a high quality of evidence-based practice. Suriya is also keen to support parents through the perinatal stages and with supporting families.
Suriya has worked with children and young people aged 0-25 in a range of settings: independent, mainstream and specialist school settings, hospital, independent practice and in Local Authorities, and now works full time at Therapy4kids. She worked with children and young people for 4 years prior to commencing her Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology at University College London. She has also completed a Masters in Special Educational Needs and a Certificate in Early Childhood Education; with Psychology as her first degree. Suriya has continuously worked with schools, families, children and young people for the last 14 years. She has also worked as a University Lecturer and supervisor.