sdSuzy Dale BSc(Hons) MSc CPsychol AFBPsS

I’m a Chartered Occupational Psychologist (sometimes referred to as a ‘Business Psychologist’ or ‘Work Psychologist’) and have devoted my career to helping others with theirs.

Since 2011 I’ve worked as a freelancer with the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Recent work includes:

Previously, while working as an in-house Occupational Psychologist for Governmental departments for 15 years, I led on a wide variety of projects including:

  • leadership training design, delivery and evaluation.
  • the design and implementation of coaching and mentoring schemes,
  • the development and management one of the largest staff surveys across Government surveying some 48,000 staff. Here I developed particular expertise in the drivers of employee engagement and identified the way in which it links with individual and organisational performance,
  • the management of staff surveys for Royal Navy and Royal Marines,
  • the conduct of stress audits and wellbeing interventions.

As well as being an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, I’m trained in the use of a broad range of psychometric measures including 16PF, 15FQ+ and 360 degrees, an ILM Level 7 qualified Executive Coach and an elected member of the BPS Special Group in Coaching.

I’m passionate about improving the quality of people’s working lives using an evidence-based approach.

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Publications

Dale S How to Get a Job: 10 Easy Steps to Getting the Job you Want for the Salary you Deserve 2017

Dale S Is work-life balance contagious Good Day at Work (Robertson Cooper) October 31, 2014

Dale S Letting go as open plan goes global Good Day at Work (Robertson Cooper) September 26, 2014

Expert contributor to : Working From Home? 5 Simple Tips That Will Stop You Going Insane.  In Marie Claire Magazine Online edition, 19 August 2013 by Becky Freeth

Dale S (2010) Examining the Link between Performance and Employee Engagement in a Forensic Setting: Care Enough to Perform Well? In Consultancy and Advising in Forensic Practice: Empirical and Practical Guidelines pp143-162

Woodman J & Dale S (2002) Staff Attitudes and the Prison Services Performance.  In Prison Service Journal May 2002 No 141 pp18-20

Dale S (2001) The Journey from Pea Soup to Fruit Salad the search for truth about prejudice and how to advance from equal opportunities to diversity. In Prison Service Journal September 2001 No 137 pp11-12  (This article was nominated as finalist for a National Diversity Award).