Encompass Psychological Services LLP is a partnership of three highly experienced and respected Clinical Psychologists who specialise in working with children and young people with disabilities, and their families.
Alongside her colleagues Christine and Sam, Jo has been integral in developing Riding the Rapids, an evidence based 10 week course aimed at helping parents of children with additional needs understand and manage their child’s behaviour better.
Jo, Christine and Samantha all have many years’ experience delivering high quality psychological services in the NHS to children with disabilities and their families. They are skilled in the development, evaluation and delivery of individual and group interventions for children and parents/ carers. The partnership has a strong track record in delivering teaching/ training, supervision and consultation.
The Encompass partners are the co-authors of “Riding the Rapids: Living with Autism or Disability”™, a group based parent-training intervention specifically designed for the parents/ carers of children with additional needs.
Dr Samantha Todd (2013) The Little Book of the Autism Spectrum (Crown House Publishing)
Emerson,E., Dickson,K., Gone, R., Caine, A. and Bromley, . (Eds) (2012) Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities (Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology)
Flynn, K., Tosh, J., Hackett, L., Todd, S., Bond, C., and Hunter, A. (2010) Supporting families postdiagnosis: An evaluation of parent workshops.
Good Autism Practice, 11 (1), 31-35.
Todd, S., Bromley, J., Ioannou, K., Harrison, J., Mellor, C., Taylor, E., and Crabtree, E. (2010) Using Group-Based Parent Training Interventions with Parents of Children with Disabilities: A Description of Process, Content and Outcomes in Clinical Practice
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 15 (3), 171-175