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About YPS Psychology

Professional, Accessible Psychological Support For Workplace & Learning Environments

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As educational, health and wellbeing experts, YPS Psychology are dedicated to assessing learning needs and challenging the mental health problems faced by our clients, and positively shaping lives to promote constructive change. We believe every individual should have the opportunity to achieve their full potential and enjoy an exceptional quality of life. To ensure this is possible we’re here to help address the psychological and educational needs of children and adults, in a range of educational, NHS, community and private settings.

Founded by Dr Yvonne Yates, Practitioner Psychologist, YPS Psychology is devoted to caring for your mental health and development, and aiding you as you do the same for children, students, or workers in your care. We’re committed to providing professional, accessible psychological assessments and support to workplace and education-based environments across the Midlands, the North West and further afield. With over 20 years’ experience in the study and application of psychology you’re in very capable hands.

If you’re a professional in higher education, an employer, or working with children and adolescents, we’re here to offer guidance and training on a range of issues, including, learning difficulties or mental health. We also provide psychological assessments and advice relating to cognition and learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, ADHD and more, for both educational organisations and workplace settings.

Learn more about helping young people recognise and address their innate needs by downloading your free chapter of my book, Human Givens Therapy, or get in touch to discover how we can help you promote positive change and ensure you, and anyone in your care reach their full potential.

Meet Yvonne Yates

Specialising in psychological assessments and advice for individuals struggling with learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, and ADHD, Yvonne is an educational psychologist with over 20 years of experience offering support and care to individuals in workplace and educational settings.

Her book, Human Givens Therapy, teaches professionals how to effectively support the young people in their care.

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We’re Experienced In…

  • Psychological assessments and advice – Learning Difficulties, Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) – dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADD/ADHD, dyscalculia.

  • Assessments of mental health, autism, auditory processing.

  • Assessments of SpLD  in the workplace.

  • Psychological therapies, including CBT and Human Givens for adults, adolescents and children (anxiety, stress management, low self-esteem, depression).

  • Research on developing Self-Help materials for Adults in Primary Care with mild to moderate mental health problems.

  • Joint working with Occupational Therapists (OT), Speech and Language Therapists (SALT), and other health and social care professionals.

  • Training to a range of professionals on psychological problems.

  • Speaking at conferences and leading seminars and workshops from London to Montreal on Human Givens therapy and mental health; working memory; auditory processing; social skills; attachment and behaviour.

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Our fees represent the level of our practitioners’ expertise and the amount of work required in order to satisfy our clients’ requests. Being knowledgeable about the typical fees charged to schools, universities and workplaces by Local Authorities, the NHS and other providers of services; we are confident that they are competitive.

  • Book – Human Givens Therapy with Adolescents: A Practical Guide for Professionals.  London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers (2011).
  • Academic paper – Yates, Yvonne and Atkinson, Cathy, ‘Using Human Givens therapy to support the well-being of adolescents: a case example’  Pastoral Care in Education, 29, 35-50

YPS Psychology accept referrals from:

  • Universities, Colleges, Schools and Academies
  • Health Care Companies including AXA PPP Healthcare, Aviva and Bupa.
  • Other professionals including GPs, paediatricians, Occupational Therapists, and Speech and Language Therapists, Social Workers and Case Co-ordinators.

We are always interested in collaborating with like-minded companies, in identifying psychological issues in others and helping to address needs, so individuals can reach their life potential.

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What Our Clients Have To Say…

YPS Psychology - Find a professional clinical psychologist working in the Midlands and the Northwest. We offer professional SpLD assessments for educational and workplace settings, and expert psychological care for individuals of all ages.

Dr Yates assessed a pupil for us.  Her extensive and detailed report enabled us to achieve a EHC Plan for the pupil.  The detail in the report was commented upon by the Educational Psychologist working on the EHCP.

St Dominic’s Priory School, Staffordshire
YPS Psychology - Find a professional clinical psychologist working in the Midlands and the Northwest. We offer professional SpLD assessments for educational and workplace settings, and expert psychological care for individuals of all ages.
We have used Dr Yates’ knowledge and expertise to support our pupils across Foundation Stage, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two. Her involvement has always been exactly what we need. I know that if I refer a child to Dr Yates I will get a quick response and she is flexible about fitting around our school commitments.

School staff and families feel confident about getting the practical advice we need to support the children we refer. The advice and supporting information is set out in clear accessible reports. With Dr Yates we feel in good hands!

Julia Roberts – SENCo, St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School Warrington
YPS Psychology - Find a professional clinical psychologist working in the Midlands and the Northwest. We offer professional SpLD assessments for educational and workplace settings, and expert psychological care for individuals of all ages.

Dr Yvonne Yates delivered an excellent training session on How to Interpret Diagnostic Reports for Student Wellbeing colleagues earlier this year.

Hannah Futter, The University of Derby
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If you need to find a psychologist performing Educational Psychology assessments or therapy for children, adolescents, or adults, in schools, universities or workplaces, across the Midlands and North West, get in touch. We offer a no-obligation chat about our services and the ways in which YPS Psychology can support you in your life and work, fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible…

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