About Dr Paul Holland
Originally from Australia, Paul completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology in 1992. Upon graduation Paul worked for the Department of Corrective Services as a Specialist Educator and Trainer. He then moved to various Sydney Area Health Service positions, again working in the field of Training and Research.
In 1995 Paul relocated to London where he began working as a Research Fellow for the University of Portsmouth. After two years Paul completed additional training in Applied Behaviour Analysis and began working as a Behavioural Therapist. Very quickly Paul moved into Supervisory and eventually Consultancy positions within this field. Paul worked primarily as a Special Education Needs and Behavioural Consultant until 2005. During this time Paul completed his PhD in Psychology specialising in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
In 2005 Paul began working at City University London as a Lecturer and later, Senior Lecturer in Psychology. Whilst at City University London Paul held several positions including Professional Components Co-ordinator and Co-Director of the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, BSc Psychology Director, and Research Supervisor. In addition during his time at City, Paul developed, managed and taught on his own programme - Graduate Diploma in Specialist Educational Intervention. During his time at City Paul continued to provide private training and consultancy in the field of special needs, challenging behaviour and Makaton. In addition, in 2008 Paul completed training in Psychological Coaching. Paul has since began providing Coaching to parents of children with special needs and/or challenging behaviour.
As of September 2011 Dr Holland will be providing training, consultancy and coaching services in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Within Australia Paul will be located in Grenfell and Sydney but will happily service all of New South Wales, providing needed specialist input to all areas of the state. Paul will also travel throughout Australia if required.
BA Psychology - Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
PhD Psychology - City University London, London, UK
Graduate Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis - University of Northern Texas, USA
Certificate in Welfare - Katoomba College of TAFE, Katoomba, Australia
Certificate in Coaching - Centre for Coaching
Level A Psychometrics - University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Associate Fellow - British Psychological Society
Full Member - Association for Behavior Analysis
Full Member - American Psychological Society
Full Member - Centre for Coaching Psychology
Member - National Autistic Society
"A Brilliant teacher! I enjoyed every aspect of this course."Wendy Britton DinseyMakaton Foundation Course
"I not only learnt loads from this course I thoroughly enjoyed it. Paul Holland was an excellent tutor and his style of teaching allowed me to implement Makaton instantly and rem..."Sadeya SultanaExcellent