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Emma is the Programme Director for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Herts.  She is registered with the HCPC, is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Fellow of Advance HE. 

Emma has worked in children and young people's services in Herts for seventeen years, latterly as a Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist. She has been actively involved in Children and Young People's IAPT since it's initial roll out, and is trained as a Children and Young People's IAPT supervisor. She is also involved in the transformation of Children's services in Herts. 

Emma co-leads the Professional Issues research stream on the programme, and supervises research in the areas of supervision, clinical NHS leadership and staff wellbeing including moral injury and compassion fatigue. She also supervises research on family, children and young people's mental health.

Emma is an External Examiner for Royal Holloway, University of London. Emma is a National Assessor for the British Psychological Society and is also a member of the Society's Committee for Training in Clinical Psychology.

In addition to her doctoral training, Emma has postgraduate qualifications in leadership, supervision and systemic practice. 

Education/Academic qualification

Systemic Practice, Postgraduate Certificate, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Award Date: 1 Aug 2022

Business and Management Studies, Postgraduate Certificate, Making Sense of Leading, University of Hertfordshire

Award Date: 24 Feb 2021

CYP IAPT Supervision, Postgraduate Certificate, King's College London

Sept 2011Sept 2014

Award Date: 26 Sept 2014

Clinical Psychology, DClinPsy, Royal Holloway, University of London

23 Sept 200223 Sept 2005

Award Date: 23 Sept 2005

Psychology, BSc (Hons), The University of Surrey

Sept 1996May 2000

Award Date: 26 May 2000

External positions

Committee for Training in Clinical Psychology, British Psychological Society

Jul 2024 → …

National Assessor, British Psychological Society

Sept 2023 → …

External Examiner, Royal Holloway, University of London

Apr 2023 → …

External Examiner, The University of Hull


Consultant Clinical Psychologist, NHS - Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Oct 2019Oct 2021

Clinical Psychologist, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Hatfield

Oct 2005Jun 2016


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