Educational Psychologist in Essex & Suffolk

Welcome to Honeybee Psychology, a small, collaborative educational psychology service managed by Kathleen Gayton.

Kathleen is an educational psychologist working with children aged 2-16, their schools and families across Essex and Suffolk. She is committed to working in partnership with parents and schools to support children and young people to achieve their potential, using child-centred and evidence based psychological assessment and consultation. Should you have any concerns, it is possible to discuss these informally before receiving a referral from parents or schools.

Please click here to view Honeybee Psychology’s offer to schools 2023-24


Kathleen works with maintained and independent schools across Essex and Suffolk.

Children & Young People

Find out what you can expect from a visit from Kathy with some answers to questions you may have.


Kathleen can provide advice and guidance to families based on what their children need.

About Kathleen

Kathleen established Honeybee Psychology in 2012, after several years working as a Local Authority Educational Psychologist. She read psychology at Sheffield University and trained and worked as a primary school teacher and SENCO. She then trained as an educational psychologist at Birmingham University.