Amanda Barrie

I have more than 30 years experience in primary education, a mix of mainstream and special. Since 2005 I have worked as a specialist advisory teacher for SEMH. After completing my MA via the SEBDA courses I moved on to a professional doctorate researching with children with SEMH needs seeking their opinion on LEGO Based Therapy. 
I’m a member of SEBDA National Council and have been a course tutor since 2012.
I have 4 grown up children and a cat.



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Attachment Research Community – Call to Action

Attachment Research Community – Call to Action

SEBDA is a signatory to the ARC’s (Attachment Research Community) campaign to raise awareness of Attachment and Trauma needs within schools across England. The Call To Action is for a system wide redevelopment of policies and processes , academic support and training...