Ms Rosalind Coon

Associate Clinical and Educational Psychologist
BSc, MSc, MSc, PGCE

Ms Rosalind Coon is registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) as both an Educational and a Clinical Psychologist. She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS).

At Socrates Psychological Services Ltd, Ms Coon works with adults and children who are experiencing a variety of psychological difficulties, including low mood, anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias, self-harm, difficulties with eating, school attendance issues, family conflict and trauma. She has a particular interest in working with children and adolescents with the above difficulties, their families and schools. She also has experience of working with young people with learning and/or developmental difficulties, for example Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and health difficulties, for example diabetes.

After teaching for two years, she qualified in 1996 as an Educational Psychologist. She worked within school settings for a number of years with young people who were experiencing social, emotional, behavioural or learning difficulties, and supported young people with physical or sensory disabilities. Ms Coon was then employed as a Clinical Psychologist within the NHS for a number of years, both in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health service (CAMHS) and in a Child Development Centre (CDC), before choosing to work solely in the independent sector in 2014.

Ms Coon offers a range of therapeutic approaches including family and systemic therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), solution focused brief therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). She has a particular interest in Mindfulness and is qualified to teach Mindfulness as a way of reducing stress and low mood.

She teaches on the Doctorate training courses in Clinical and Educational Psychology at Leeds and Manchester Universities, and runs regular sessions for young people and their teachers around prevention of self-harm in Secondary Schools.