Katie DeBonis

Type of therapist: Behavioural Support, Autism Support

Location: Surrey

Skills

Schoolwork difficulties Reading/Writing/Numeracy Skills ASD Focus / concentration Anxiety and stress ADHD Making friends issues Managing emotions Emotional regulation Challenging behaviour

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) - Psychology at Swansea University (2018)
  • Master of Science - Psychology of Education at University College London (2019)

CV

  • July 2011 - July 2015 - Sports Leader Coach for children aged 8 - 11
  • September 2015 - July 2018 - BSc (Hons) Psychology Undergraduate
  • September 2018 - November 2019 - Master of Science in Psychology of Education
  • March 2019 - July 2020 - Sports Teaching and Learning Assistant
  • I have extensive knowledge of Psychology, and I can confidently apply this to an educational context
  • I have worked with children who have SEND - with many having a diagnosis of Autism
  • I have supported children in the classroom and outside the classroom - both in 1:1 situations and more generally
  • I have experience in supporting children academically and emotionally
  • I have conducted many 1:1 and group therapy/intervention sessions for children of all ages - both academic and therapeutic/socially based
  • I am passionate about the concept of inclusion within mainstream education - to make the curriculum accessible to all ages and abilities
  • I am an approachable and friendly person - and I believe child-centred approaches are the most effective
  • I build good relationships with children and adults and I am highly organised
  • I am confident with my ability to grasp and hold children's attention - and can implement strategies that can help with attentional ability
  • I have in depth knowledge and experience when it comes to supporting with behavioural issues - either in the home or school setting
  • I believe it's most effective to involve families/parents closely when it comes to supporting children, both in and out of education
  • I have worked closely with many other professionals to enable a child's inclusion to education

Interesting / fun facts

  • I love all sports - especially athletics and netball!

Locations covered (587)

Surrey

Abinger Common Abinger Hammer Addlestone Albury Alfold Alfold Crossways Anglefield Corner Artington Ash Ash Green Ash Vale Ashford Ashford Common Bagshot Banstead Beare Green Betchworth Binscombe Bishopsgate Bisley Blackheath Bletchingley Blindley Heath Box Hill Bramley Brick Hill Broadford Brockham Brookwood Buckland Bunce Common Burgh Heath Burntcommon Burstow Burwood Park Busbridge Byfleet Camberley Capel Castle Green Caterham Chaldon Charlton Charlwood Chelsham Chertsey Chessington Chiddingfold Chilworth Chipstead Chobham Church Town Claygate Coldharbour Compton Cramhurst Cranleigh Crowhurst Lane End Cudworth Deepcut Domewood Donkey Town Dorking Dormans Park Dormansland Downside Dunsfold East Clandon East Horsley East Molesey Effingham Egham Ellen's Green Elmbridge Village Enton Green Epsom Epsom Downs Esher Ewell Ewhurst Ewhurst Green Fairlands Farleigh Farley Green Farncombe Felbridge Felcourt Flexford Forest Green Frimley Gatton Godalming Godstone Gomshall Great Burgh Guildford Hambledon Hascombe Hatchford Headley Hersham Hinchley Wood Hoe Holmbury St Mary Holmwood Corner Hookwood Hooley Horley Hurtmore Hydestile Irons Bottom Jacobs Well Keeper's Corner Kingswood Laleham Langley Vale Leatherhead Leigh Lightwater Limpsfield Lingfield Lingfield Common Little Bookham Littleton Littleton Common Long Ditton Longcross Lower Kingswood Lyne Margery Merstham Merstham Mickleham Mid Holmwood Milford Mimbridge Mogador Mousehill Mytchett Netherne on-the-Hill New Haw Newchapel Newdigate Nork Normandy Norney Nutfield Ockham Ockley Okewood Hill Ottershaw Outwood Oxted Pachesham Park Pains-Hill Parkgate Peaslake Peasmarsh Penny Pot Penton Hook Peper Harow Pirbright Pitland Street Puttenham Pyle Hill Pyrford Pyrford Green Redhill Reigate Ripley Row Town Rowly Runnymede Salfords Sandy Cross Seale Send Send Marsh Shackleford Shalford Shamley Green Sheerwater Sheet's Heath Shepperton Shepperton Green Shere Skimmington Smallfield South Godstone South Holmwood South Merstham South Nutfield Staines-upon-Thames Stanford Common Stanwell Stanwell Moor Stoke D'Abernon Stoneleigh Strood Green Stroude Sunbury-on-Thames Sutton Abinger Sutton Green Tadworth Tandridge Tatsfield Thames Ditton The Chart Thorncombe Street Thorpe Thorpe Green Tongham Trumps Green Tyler's Green Upper Eashing Upper Halliford Virginia Water Walliswood Walton on the Hill Walton-on-Thames Wanborough Warlingham West Bedfont West Byfleet West Clandon West End West Horsley West Molesey Westcott Westhumble Weston Green Weybridge Whiteley Village Whitewood Whyteleafe Willey Green Wisley Witley Woking Woldingham Garden Village Wonersh Wood Street Village Woodham Woodmansterne Worcester Park Wormley Worplesdon Wotton Wyke

Essex

Hertfordshire

West Sussex

Berkshire

Kent

Greater London

Buckinghamshire

East Sussex

Hampshire

Make an enquiry

Did you know you can make an enquiry free of charge, no obligation?
We're here to help you.