Dr Kirstie Rees is a Chartered Educational and Child Psychologist with significant experience of supporting children and young people with a range of learning difficulties. She is a Practice Tutor on the MSc in Educational Psychology at the University of Dundee, and her Doctoral research focuses on the development of young people with complex learning difficulties. Kirstie has published papers in this area and has presented at conferences in the UK and overseas. She holds an MSc from the University of Glasgow and a Postgraduate Diploma in Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties from the University of Birmingham. Kirstie was formerly a teacher and has a PGCE from the University of Cambridge. She is chair of the Scottish ACAMHS branch (The Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health) and is on the Scottish Division of Educational Psychology Training Committee. Kirstie is based in Glasgow, Scotland.