Tavis's Tutoring Profile

Professional Psychologist. Accredited Counsellor. Qualified Teacher. Tavis is the highly qualified "triple threat" player of The Profs' private tuition team.

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  • Attended:
  • NCFE
  • Kingston College
  • Birkbeck College (University of London)

I am an award winning veteran psychology tutor with classroom experience teaching GCSE, A-Level and University-level Psychology, Social Sciences and Counselling Theory & Skills. Furthermore, I am a qualified teacher as well as a qualified, accredited and insured counsellor able to provide emotional support or teaching counselling skills inclusive of research. I specialise in supporting vulnerable, LDD and mature learners.


I have been a private tutor for psychology since 2011, and an adult learning tutor since 2012. On top of this, I have taught sixth form psychology for the past three years. In addition, I have been a Sage Psychology Textbook Editor/Reviewer since 2019.

I have supported A-Level students in psychology for the AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC and IB exam boards. I have also supported Bachelor's and Master's Degree Students through module assignments and exams.


  • BA (Hons) Social Sciences (Combined Studies with Psychology) - Open University 2010
  • BA Liberal Arts - Richmond the American International University in London 2006
  • MSc Cross-cultural Psychology - Brunel University 2012
  • Level 4 Award: Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (Teaching Qualification)- London City & Guilds 2013
  • MA Gender, Sexuality & Culture - Birkbeck University of London 2014
  • Level 4 Diploma: Advanced Counselling Skills - NCFE/CACHE 2019
  • Level 5 Diploma: Education and Training - TQUK 2021

Awards & Achievements

  • The Profs 2018 Ambassador Award - awarded for exemplary professional behaviour and service as a private tutor working with Profs' clients.