Philip Prior joins Real Group (UK) Ltd
We’re delighted to announce that leading educational psychologist Philip Prior has joined Real Group as Real Psychology Services Manager. Philip is tasked with developing new high-quality services for schools, local authorities, the NHS and other organisations.
In a distinguished career, Philip has focused on making health care and education systems work in favour of vulnerable children and their families, not only in schools but in the broader community and across professional boundaries.
Philip joins Real Group after spending over 11 years as Principal Educational Psychologist for Wandsworth Children’s Services. During his time there, he implemented a new vision of psychology services that would promote children’s health and well-being via creation of innovative new services, including a mental health consultancy service that accepts referrals from GP practices and by integration of psychologists into other professional teams such as Children Looked After Education Support Service, Integrated Children’s Centres, Family Centres, Social Care teams and Place2Be.
“Philip’s outstanding leadership in inspiring the team at Wandsworth, his knowledge of developing exemplary models of delivery, his continued commitment to practice and his passion for improving the lives of vulnerable children will be a huge addition Real Group,” said managing director Mark Turner. “We see enormous potential for the partnership between Real Training and Real Psychology. We’re very excited about the possibilities going forward.”