Dr Swinson is a trained Educational Psychologist. He began his career here in Sefton, but later worked in Liverpool and then in a series of special schools in the North West. He is an expert in behaviour in schools. He has written over twenty papers on behaviour, appeared on television and radio talking about behaviour and on several occasions has been asked to give advice to the Government on issues related to behaviour in schools. He is experienced in working with a range of young people to help gain resilience, build up confidence and self-esteem and thereby reach their full potential.