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Professional Registration

HCPC Registration No:  PYL23177

Registered with the British Psychological Society as a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow

New Clients

New clients receive a  complementary telephone consultation to explore their concerns discuss the most appropriate way forward.

Meet Me: Heather Forknall

HCF are my initials, Heather Clare Forknall.  I am a Chartered Educational Psychologist based in Brighton, on the south coast in Sussex.   I am passionate about education and believe every child and young adult should have access to quality educational provision.   To find out more about me and my career history please take a look at the About Us section. 

Educational Psychology Services Offered by Heather:

  • One off consultation meeting  offering advice and guidance about  concerns or questions you may have regarding your child's educational progress and how to move forward
  • Educational Tribunals and Appeals
  • Full cognitive assessments
  • Educational assessments
  • Literacy and numeracy assessments
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Post assessment advice and guidance
  • Assessment for Key Stage and GCSE access arrangements
  • Please note I no longer do DSA assessments  for university students

General Information

I offer an initial consultation to clients  to enable exploration of issues and informed advice and guidance with regard to options and ways forward.  

The law places emphasis upon specificity within EHCP's.  There should be clarity about the content of EHCP's, outcomes should be clear, quantifiable and measurable.  

I have successfully completed training in the administration of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS2).   

I have developed successful working relationships with a variety of allied professionals.  We often work as a multi-professional team.  If I am unable to help you I will do my best to put you in contact with somebody who can.

Please be aware that I will never ask you for payment from an iPad, mobile device or similar.  If you receive a request for payment using such a device this is not my company.  You will always be sent a formal invoice from my company.  If you have any doubts please contact me direct and speak to me personally.

Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)


Member of the Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice (AChiPPP)

 Member of the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)