Frequently Asked Questions

Please find the answers to some frequently asked questions about our service below.

If you have other questions, please contact us by e-mail ed.psych@westlothian.gov.uk or telephone 01506 283130. 

How can I access the Educational Psychology Service?
How long will it be before the Psychologist gets involved with my child?
Where do you keep information on children?
What are Additional Support Needs?
I am moving to the area and my child has additional support needs, what do I do?
Are Educational Psychologists involved with all children with additional support needs?
What happens if my child attends a school out-with the authority?
What do you do during school holidays?
What is the difference between an Educational Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist and Psychiatrist?
How do I make a compliment / complaint?