Craig Bridge supports learning on the Special Educational Needs and Inclusion course. He joined Bishop Grosseteste University in 2017 as a Visiting Tutor and joined the team as a lecturer in 2018. Craig is also a qualified Educational Psychologist. He taught in Primary schools for 6 years and has been an Educational Psychologist for over 15 years. His areas of interest include active listening skills, systems thinking and systems-based solutions, consultative psychology and change management (including Motivational Interviewing and Dynamic Adaptive Coaching).
Craig has been developing the use of Motivational Interviewing and Change Management for over 10 years as an Educational Psychologist. He has been trained to advance level in MI and has also worked with two Educational Psychologists to develop an approach of adult learning called Dynamic Adaptive Coaching. He has also been trained to use dynamic assessment as well as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy approaches.
Craig has delivered support sessions to two Local Authorities. He has also supported doctorate courses on the areas of soft systems methodology, consultation and person centered planning.
Bridge, C., Ashton-Jones, R. & McLean, T. (2018). Adaptive Coaching: Combining MI, Coaching and Knowledge Content to Support a Group of Foster Carers. In E. McNamara (Ed.), MI: Children and Young People III: Education and Community Settings (pp152-163). Ainsdale: PM Publishing.
Bridge, C. (2014). MI and Group Work. In E. McNamara (Ed.), MI: Children and Young People II: Issues and Further Applications (pp61-72). Ainsdale: PM Publishing.