Dr Rachel Lyons
Rachel Lyons is a Deputy Principal Educational Psychologist working across three partner local authorities in the North West of England. Rachel has held specialisms within Salford Educational Psychology Service in the areas of Communication & Interaction and Early Years. Rachel is passionate about promoting and supporting positive mental health and wellbeing for both children and adults. She has recently been involved in developing the Early Years version of the Emotionally Friendly Settings programme and has worked with the Anna Freud Centre to develop the Early Staff Wellbeing Resource. Rachel’s doctoral research explored the use of Pyramid Clubs to support children who are shy and anxious during the transition from primary school to secondary school.