Dr Amanda Gummer

MD and Founder of FUNdamentally Children and Dr Gummer's Good Play Guide

Hi I’m Amanda,

I’m a media-friendly research psychologist, author and founder of the Good Play Guide, which promotes the value of play and positive parenting in child development.

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Professional Credentials

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • PhD in Neuropsychology
  • Post-graduate certificate in Higher Education

Professional Experience

  • Founder and CEO of Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide, one of the UK’s leading sites for independent app and toy reviews and advice. 
  • Over 20 years’ experience working with children and families
  • Widely considered an expert on play, toys, child development and family issues globally
  • Helped over 100,000 parents find the perfect toy for their child since 2012
  • Bestselling author of ‘Play: Fun ways to help your child develop in the first five years’. Which has been translated into multiple languages.
  • Keynote speaker and regular panelist at events and conferences all over the world including the EU Parliament and ITRA World Congress.
  • Trusted by brands including: McDonald’s, eOne, Children in Need, PepsiCo, ASDA, V&A Museum, Danone and many more
  • Regularly interviewed and quoted in National and Global News outlets and platforms offering advice on news stories and issues surrounding children, families and child development.

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