Jason is an Academic and Professional Tutor at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and an Educational Psychologist working in the London Borough of Hackney’s Educational Psychology Service. Prior to his doctoral training in Child, Community and Educational psychology at the Trust, he worked in various settings that included a specialist Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) secondary school, a university, an NHS mental health crisis house and a children’s charity.

Jason has strong links to social justice and advocacy efforts and co-founded the BME in Psychiatry and Psychology (BiPP) Network and the Trainee Educational Psychologists’ Initiative for Cultural Change (TEPICC). His particular interest in mental health provision, developing anti-racist practice and community-based psychology have been embedded in his career development to date. His thesis focused on using Intersectionality Theory to explore the experiences of students from African Caribbean and South Asian heritage with SEND in Further Education.

Jason is a founding member of Springboard, and has returned to provide clinical supervision for the team as we continue our fight against the hostile environment.