The Team

Lexxic is based in London and operates in various locations around the United Kingdom, including Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Cardiff and Southampton.

Nicola James, BSc(Hons), MSc, CPsychol

Chief Executive Officer
Chartered Occupational Psychologist

Nicola James

Nicola is the founder of Lexxic Ltd, a consultancy she established in 2007, to work with public and private sector organisations to help them better understand Dyslexia and other related conditions to get the best out of their employees. She is currently completing her training to become a neuro-psychologist.

A dyslexic individual herself, Nicola has been fortunate enough to
receive support from the Dyslexia Centre at Nottingham University, and
is now passionate about helping other people with similar difficulties.

Nicola is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC).

 

Vicki Carss, MA(Hons), MSc, MBPsS

Business Psychologist and Operations Manager

Vicki Carss

While studying for her MSc in Occupational Psychology, Vicki worked in both public and private sectors within the areas of Human Resources and Recruitment, before using her cross-sector knowledge and experience to head up an Employability project based within a further education environment.

Here, she developed methods and established community courses to assist long-term unemployed people facing multiple barriers back into employment.  Many of these people had experienced difficulties in the workplace and found job searching challenging as a result of a specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia and dyscalculia.

Vicki is currently in training to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She has recently completed a Professional Development Award in Dyslexia.

 

Kristy Smalley, BSc(Hons), MSc, MBPsS

Business Psychologist

Kristy Smalley

Kristy obtained her MSc in Organisational Psychology from City University, London.  Whilst studying, she worked for an international consultancy, where she gained valuable experience of project planning and working with a diverse set of people.

During her undergraduate degree in Psychology, Kristy worked as a Research Assistant on a project that aimed to help new students adjust to university life. She has also worked in the area of Human Resources for a prestigious higher education institution. Kristy is passionate about using her psychological expertise to help individuals with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, succeed in the workplace.

Kristy is currently in training to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).  She is a qualified Level A and Level B, Ability and Personality Test User and has a Professional Development Award in Dyslexia.

 

Sarah Garnett, BSc(Hons), MSc, MBPsS

Senior Assistant Psychologist

Sarah Garnett

Sarah obtained her BSc Psychology degree from the University of Manchester, before completing her MSc in Organisational Psychology from the Manchester Business School.

Sarah has previously worked within a Human Resources Management Consultancy as well as within Occupational Psychology Consultancies, providing services for clients both in the UK and internationally. On a voluntary basis, Sarah has also undertaken roles mentoring and coaching young individuals with a variety of learning difficulties, assisting them to develop the appropriate skills, in order for them to achieve a range of long-term goals, such as employment.

Sarah is very enthusiastic about raising awareness and improving the understanding of cognitive difficulties and is keen to combine her skills, in order to assist any individual to feel at ease within the workplace and to achieve their true and full potential.

Sarah is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Occupational Psychology. She is a qualified Level A and Level B, Ability and Personality Test User. Her aim is to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.  

 

Rebecca Wones, CPsychol

Rebecca Molyneux

Rebecca is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and has worked in both public and private sector organisations for 12 years.  She has experience working with clients with a range of disabilities and health conditions including dyslexia, dyspraxia, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and mental health conditions as well as cognitive difficulties and general learning difficulties.  This has included helping them develop in the work place, identifying work place support, delivering job coaching and line manager support.

Rebecca is keen to promote and support individuals with disabilities in the work place and to ensure that individuals and organisations utilise the strengths of their workforce.

 

 

Pooja Sudera, BSc (Hons), MSc, MBPsS

Junior Assistant Psychologist and Case Manager

 

pooja

Pooja studied for her MSc in Occupational Psychology at Aston Business School and has worked in private, public and Not-for-Profit sectors.  After graduating, Pooja worked as a Psychologist for a prestigious UK based car manufacturer in selection and assessment. Pooja has also worked in Human Resources in recruitment gaining sound working knowledge of assessment methods and techniques.

 During her undergraduate degree in Human Psychology at Aston University, Pooja worked with the NHS as an Assistant Psychologist working with children and young adults with dyslexia, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and mental health conditions. Pooja is interested in promoting employee well-being and is keen to use her skills and knowledge to support individuals in the workplace to reach their true potential.

Pooja is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Occupational Psychology. She is a qualified Level A and Level B, Ability and Personality Test User. Her aim is to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.

 

Cise Kilic, BSc (Hons), MSc, MBPsS

Senior Assistant Psychologist

Cise Kilic

Cise obtained her MSc in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London. She also holds an MSc in Mental Health Studies from King's College, University of London. Cise has previously worked as an Assistant Psychologist, Employment Coach and held supervisory positions within both private and public mental health services. Within these roles, she has worked alongside adults with a variety of learning difficulties and mental health problems. Cise has also worked within recruitment and educational establishments in various research roles. Cise is keen to use her skills and knowledge to support individuals to achieve success within the workplace.

Cise is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Occupational Psychology. She is a qualified Level A and Level B, Ability and Personality Test User. Her aim is to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.

 

Tamara Austin, BSc (Hons), MBPsS

Psychological Case Manager

Tamara Austin

Tamara is a Psychological Case Manager who studied for a BSc in Psychology. She has a background in retail where she worked closely with clients to provide the best service. This has developed her organisational abilities & she is keen to provide individuals with as much information as they need.
 
Tamara's dissertation was centred around inequalities in education & she is keen to gain further knowledge into how differences can impact those in the workplace as well. This has powered her passion for helping & educating individuals on the resources available to aid them.

Tamara is a member of the British Psychological Society. Her aim is to complete further study in Counselling & Therapy.

 

Abigail Tew, BSc (Hons), MSc, MBPsS

Junior Assistant Psychologist and Case Manager

Abigail Tew

Abigail completed her MSc in Occupational Psychology at Birkbeck College, and studied for her BSc in Psychology at the University of Nottingham.

Abigail has worked in the public, private and third sectors. Prior to joining Lexxic, she worked for a business psychology consultancy focused on assessment, where she managed a project to create psychometric tools for an employability and career resource for use in schools and colleges. Abigail has also worked in higher education supervising a team assessing prospective students, many of whom needed additional support for specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dyspraxia. Abigail also has experience of advising and supporting individuals to overcome barriers and progress in education and employment. Abigail is passionate about enabling and supporting individuals to fulfil their potential at work, and to optimise their wellbeing.

Abigail is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Occupational Psychology. She is a qualified Level A and Level B, Ability and Personality Test User. Abigail is working towards a professional development award in dyslexia. Her aim is to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.

 

Noor Mahamadi, BSc (Hons), MBPsS

Junior Assistant Psychologist and Case Manager

Noor Mahamadi

Noor read the Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, going on to specialise in experimental psychology. She obtained her MSc. in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London, where she achieved a distinction in her dissertation examining Employee Engagement in the workplace.

After graduating, she worked in the Human Resources department of a national charity where she designed a bespoke values-based selection and assessment scheme and shaped the organisation's targeted recruitment strategy. She is passionate about the application of analytics to derive organisational insight and improve workplace performance.

Noor is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society and is working towards a professional development award in dyslexia. Her professional aspiration is to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist

 

Lexxic has a number of highly qualified and dedicated associates
providing expert advice and support within specialist areas of dyslexia
and other neurological differences.

Services for the workplace include:

  • Diagnostic reports for dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, AD(H)D and other neurological differences
  • Workplace assessment reports for dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, AD(H)D and other neurological differences
  • Training for employees and employers regarding dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, AD(H)D and other neurological differences
  • Providing
    advice and guidance to organisations and employees within the workplace
    about dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, AD(H)D and other neurological
    differences
  • Career development support and advice.

Find out More!

  • For more information about the services offered by Lexxic, click here.
  • To enquire about any of the services offered by Lexxic, get in touch with the team by clicking here.

News

Tue, 12th March 2013

Lexxic - Shortlisted for the Stelios Award!


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