Lucinda has a BSc in Philosophy and Psychology, an MA in Special and Inclusive education, is a qualified teacher and taught psychology from 2002-2017. Her passions lie in psychology and education and luckily the two are inextricably linked. She now produces a podcast ‘Psychology in the classroom’ and writes a weekly blog summarising psychological research on learning and education.
Since September 2017 she has been working as a freelance Education Consultant and has run a variety of workshops for teachers, parents and students. As well as presenting at numerous conferences and speaking to parents in schools, she has worked closely with the AnDY Clinic at Reading University, as a coach on the School Mental Health Award at the Carnegie School of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools and leads the Oxfordshire Schools mental health and wellbeing network and is course author and associate lecturer for Initial Teacher Training at Coventry University.
As a mother of 3 boys, the eldest of whom has ADHD & ASC and youngest of whom is severely dyslexic, she has plenty of personal experience of supporting young people through their school career.