Private Practice as Coaching Psychologist:
specialisting in coaching and suppporting Neurodiverse individuals
Professional Qualifications and Training
Continuing Professional Development courses regularly attended
2011 Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing (Level A)
Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (Level A)
2010 Coaching course (Centre for Coaching)
2009 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy course (Skills Development Service)
2008 Awarded Chartered Psychologist status, British Psychological Society
1994-1995 Counselling courses: Arun Voluntary Counselling Service; Barnabas Training Centre (ACC); Business Counselling (DTI)
1970-1972 Institute of Banking Law, English
Professional and related memberships
Chartered Psychologist British Psychological Society, AFPBSs,
2008 Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Surrey.
2002-2007 PhD, University of Surrey.
Thesis: “Education-related learning difficulties and working memory functioning.”
Masters Level courses:
Research methods and data analysis. Research methods. Professional skills.Teaching skills.
Psychometrics. Literacy Abilities. Specific learning difficulties.
1999-2002 First Class BSc Honours Applied Psychology and Sociology, University of Surrey
Final yearDissertation: “Sequence Learning and Working Memory: Co-morbidity and Differences in Dyslexia and Dyspraxia.”
1998-1999 Access to Higher Education Course in Life Sciences. Chichester College of Arts, Science and Technology. Dissertation: “Therapeutic benefits of diary keeping.”
GCSE Mathematics Grade B.
1962-1968 Nine GCEs (including English Literature (1), English (4), Mathematics (5)).Ilminster Girls’ Grammar School.
Academic Peer Reviewed Publications
Jeffries, S. & Everatt, J. (2003). Differences between dyspraxics and dyslexics in sequence learning and working memory. Dyspraxia Foundation Professional Journal, Issue 2, 12 – 21.
Jeffries, S. & Everatt, J. (2004). Working Memory: its role in dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties. Dyslexia: an international journal of research and practice, 10, 3, 196-214
Everatt, J., Jeffries, S., Elbeheri, G., Smythe, I. & Veii, K. (2006). Cross language learning disabilities and verbal versus spatial memory. Cognitive Processing Journal, 7 (5), 32.
Conference Presentations given at:
7th International Conference British Dyslexia Association, Harrogate, 2008
BPS Developmental Psychology Section Conferences London, 2006
6th International Conference British Dyslexia Association, Warwick, 2004
BPS Developmental Psychology Section Conferences: Leeds 2004
Hawaii International Conference of Social Sciences, Hawaii, 2003
Dyspraxia Foundation Professional Conference, Brighton, 2002