Emma is a Clinical Psychologist and CBT therapist who specialises in treating anxiety and depression across the age range. She has a particular interest in Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Emma has delivered specialist CBT for BDD and other anxiety disorders in both adult and child & adolescent services at the Maudsley Hospital, in the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma and in the Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Clinic. Her published clinical thesis was on mirror-gazing in BDD. Alongside her clinical practice she continues to be actively involved in writing about, and research into, BDD.
Emma is experienced in teaching and supervising CBT. She was part of the London Course Leadership Team for the national ‘CYP-IAPT’ project (Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies project for Children and Young People) and she ran the CBT module for the Post Graduate Diploma in CYP IAPT at King’s College London.
Prior to her training in Clinical Psychology Emma delivered CBT in a specialist outpatient Eating Disorders Service while completing a PhD in Mental Health Ethics.
Emma is a warm and dedicated CBT therapist whose broader experience encompasses a range of therapeutic approaches including schema therapy and systemic work. Emma works collaboratively and creatively and with an attentiveness and sensitivity to her clients’ values.