Sally graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology in 2018. Since then, Sally has gained experience working with children and young people in a variety of settings. Post-graduation, Sally worked as an educational support assistant, working on a 1:1 and group basis with children with autism and special educational needs. Following this, Sally worked in psychiatric settings, gaining experience with both adults and children with significant mental health needs. Alongside these roles, Sally has volunteered her time to supporting children and young people under 19 years through a counselling service.
Since starting the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology at the University of Manchester in 2021, Sally has gained placement experience across the North West, supporting children and young people with a variety of special educational needs.
Sally’s doctoral thesis research focuses on supporting autistic girls, by exploring the role of the educational psychologist in working effectively with parents and carers to support their autistic daughters.