Helena Bunn Psychology

Dr Helena Bunn

Programme Director - Professional Practice & Placements

Academic & Professional Tutor

Department of Professional Psychology , School Of Psychology

Helena graduated in Psychology from University of Bucharest, Romania, before moving to England and completing a Professional Doctorate Programme in Educational and Child Psychology. She currently works as a Programme Director at the University of East London and as a Senior Educational Psychologist within a Local Authority.


  • Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate, Cardiff University Law School (2018)
  • Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology, University of East London (2011)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Research Methods, Open University (2007)
  • Bachelors/Licence in Psychology (University of Bucharest, Romania) (1998)

Areas Of Interest

  • Wholistic professional development in educational psychology
  • Post-traumatic growth in education
  • Complex medical needs and education
  • Deprived family nurturing and important life transitions
  • Assessment – formulation - diagnosis