Educational Psychologist working with children, adolescents and young adults
DEChPsy, CPsychol, BSc Hons
Dr Jennifer Greene is an Educational & Child Psychologist, trained in the UK. Jennifer provides support to children and young people (0-25 years), parents and schools.
Background & Experience
Jennifer has ten years of experience working in inner-city and Greater London, before moving to Singapore to work in private practice. Jennifer held roles in a range of multi-agency local government teams, providing psychological services to early years settings, schools and families.
For four years she worked part-time as an autism specialist psychologist leading an early intervention autism service, alongside working in other psychology teams. Before moving to Singapore, Jennifer was a senior educational psychologist in local government, overseeing a team of psychologists delivering psychological services to schools and also working part-time as a practice tutor on the Doctorate of Educational & Child Psychology at University College London (UCL).
Working with children
Jennifer offers consultation and support to parents and teachers who have concerns about a child’s progress or wellbeing. She carries out comprehensive psychological assessments (also known as cognitive or psychometric assessments) and advises on evidence-based intervention to ensure effective support for children and young people with learning, behavioural, social and emotional needs, and assessing for dyslexia, learning difficulties, ADHD and autism spectrum disorders.
Jennifer provides individual therapeutic intervention for children and young people to support with anxiety, self-esteem, inattention and behaviour, social skills, friendships and bullying. The aim of therapeutic support is to develop emotional self awareness, emotional expression, self management, relationship management and to build resilience. Jennifer works collaboratively with parents and educational settings to ensure a holistic approach to wellbeing. She uses a range of evidence based approaches including the zones of regulation, cognitive behavioural therapy, solution focused therapy, emotion focused, and acceptance & commitment therapy.
Working with autism
Jennifer has a special interest in autism spectrum disorders and has more than 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents and young adults with social communication difficulties and with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders. She worked as an ABA tutor and an assistant psychologist in an autism service in Ireland, prior to completing her doctoral training. Jennifer completed her doctoral research on support for siblings of children with autism.
She has trained in a wide range of evidence based tools used to assess and support individuals on the autism spectrum (e.g. TEACCH, ADOS, Social Stories, Intensive Interaction, Social thinking programmes by Michelle Garcia Winner, etc.). She understands the complexities of autism spectrum disorders and uses a strengths-based approach to identify individual strengths and needs to tailor support.
Training & supervision
Jennifer also writes, lectures, provides training to schools and organisations (i.e. INSET and CPD) and provides psychological supervision. She currently supervises a team of local psychologists. She has been a Member of the Editorial Team for the British Psychological Society (BPS) Debate publication since 2011, and has presented and published widely.
Chartered the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Registered with the UK Health & Care Professionals Council (HCPC no. PYL26753)
Member of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS).
Jennifer’s typical working times
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