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Alyson Richards


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Dr Alyson Richards PhD, MA, MSc, PGCE, BA


Dr Richards is the Director of the Dyscovery Centre, having worked in the field of Developmental Disorders/Specific Learning Difficulties and Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulties and Mental Health, with children and adults, for the past thirty years, in the UK and USA, as a Chartered Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Educational Psychologist. Integrating her professional practises, Dr Richards has a particular interest in the overlap between developmental disorders with a focus on the factors that foster educational attainment for those with multifaceted additional learning needs relating to a complex mix of developmental disorders, mental health difficulties, trauma and living in challenging circumstances.


Chartered Psychologist
HPCP Registered Educational Psychologist
UKCP Registered Psychotherapist

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