Supporting the Emotional Wellbeing and Progress of Young Learners in Devon …


Joanna Currie

Educational Psychologist

BA, MA (Cantab), PGCE, MSc, AFBPS, C Psychol, HCPC Registered, BPS Chartered Psychologist

I am an experienced independent practitioner based in Devon, with a background in the school classroom, providing educational and child psychology services for parents and carers or schools and other educational settings in the South West.


Joanna Currie - Educational Psychologist
Joanna Currie

After starting my educational career as a primary school teacher in Bristol and Cambridge, I trained as an educational psychologist in 1989, at UCL. I have worked as an EP ever since, for Suffolk and Hampshire and more recently for Devon – and have also had an independent practice since 2009.

I have extensive experience working with children, young people, university students, adults, parents/carers and schools – having worked in settings from preschool to university and in mainstream and specialist schools and colleges. When living in Hampshire, I also regularly carried out assessment work for the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre .

I have a particular interests in autism, specific learning difficulties, behaviour management and mental health, and I sit on the board for SASC (SPLD Assessment Standards Committee).

I strive to bring to my work an ability to build rapport and positive relationships, and a continued enthusiasm for working with both children and adults to make things better …