About Us

Who We Are
Who We Are
About Us

Changing Minds – Applied Psychology Services are an independent nation-wide provider of the highest quality child and educational psychologists. We apply effective models of psychology in order to ensure the very best outcomes for children and young people. In doing so, Changing Minds Psychologist’s work with parents and or carers and where appropriate, other professionals in order to create an accurate and shared understanding of a child/young person’s needs. Interventions are bespoke and tailored in order to address, reduce and remove any identified barriers to a child/young person’s development and or learning.

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At Changing Minds all service delivery is governed by the following principals:

  • Children and young people have a right to have their views heard and taken into account when planning for their future;
  • Parents have a crucial role to play in their child’s development and as such, all individual work with children and young people should be carried out in partnership with parents;
  • We empower people to develop the necessary resources in order to make desirable changes in their own lives;
  • All children have a right to equality, inclusion and achievement
Our Mission Statement

To provide the highest quality psychological services to every child and young person that we work with in order to changing the world one child at a time to improving the world one child at a time

Our Skills
  • Effective application of psychological theory in order to be able to interpret information, plan assessments, interpret findings and develop appropriate interventions
  • Strategic planning
  • The ability to inspire and lead others and improve outcomes for children and young people and their families
  • Ability to manage and respond to challenging and competing deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • The ability to interpret and  relay complex information to a range of different audiences.
  • Motivational speaking and presenting
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Creativity, pragmatism and tenaciousness
Our Team

Our Psychologists

Katie Hinds
Director and Chartered Educational and Child Psychologist
I am a highly skilled psychologist and school improvement professional with over 17 year’s experience of working in schools and Local Authorities. I have served as Principal Educational Psychologist in three different Local Authorities and more recently as Head of Education and Inclusion in another Local Authority.