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Children's Services

About Hampshire Educational Psychology Service

The psychological resource for a healthy community

Hampshire Educational Psychology (HEP) is a dedicated team of professionally trained educational psychologists, with a wealth of experience working closely with Hampshire schools to help children who may require additional social, emotional and learning support.

We are the largest psychological consultancy in the South of England

We offer a wide range of skills and expertise to find solutions to the problems that children might encounter and improve their educational outcomes.  By working alongside you and using our specialist knowledge, we can help your school to ensure that children develop and learn effectively.

Providing an independent perspective

We work closely with families and other professionals to support children on their learning journey.  We are also part of HCC’s Children’s Services, offering the added benefit of having strong links with relevant services, helping us to help you.

Recognised for our pioneering psychological services

We are ethical and innovative in our approach, with a long established national reputation.  All our educational psychologists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and our work is underpinned by their standards of conduct, performance and ethics.  

Working as a team

We believe in a personal approach to our work.  Our team of 60 highly qualified, dedicated and friendly educational psychologists are based regionally across Hampshire and supported by an experienced management team.  

Each team offers advice and support in a wide range of areas including:


Our core skills:

  • Consultation
  • Observation
  • Discussion
  • Individual assessment
  • Intervention plans
  • Monitoring
  • Review training

What parents say about us

‘It was really good to be able to be completely honest in a non-judgemental environment, and receive such positive help, instant hope that things could improve.”

What headteachers say about us

"Thank you for your input, empathy and understanding of pupil’s needs"


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