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Emma Pott

About Emma

Emma has acquired a wide range of experience over the past 10 years within the NHS and private sector, working in both inpatient and community mental health settings. Previously, Emma has held positions within senior management of a large blue-chip retailer.

Emma was instrumental in the set up and expansion of the provision of personality disorder and trauma services in the NHS. Today she continues to work as a senior DBT practitioner specialising in the treatment of complex trauma and personality disorders. She is also a clinical supervisor for DBT therapists and trainees. Emma developed a firm interest in the treatment of mental health difficulties experienced by women with Autism and/or ADHD. Within this role Emma continues to work with people on an individual basis and also delivers group based psychological treatments.

Emma works with clients privately from age 18+ offering integrative psychotherapy, which is part of her training as an integrative psychotherapist. Emma works in a client centred approach which means she will incorporate all of her experience and knowledge in various therapeutic approaches to tailor the approach to her client’s specific needs.

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Academic Qualifications

MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy, Metanoia Institute (accredited by Middlesex University) in progress

Post-graduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy, Metanoia Institute (accredited by Middlesex University)

Post-Graduate Diploma in DBT at Bangor University

Post-Graduate Certificate in DBT at Bangor University

DBT Intensive Training, British Isles DBT

Mentalization Based Therapy at Anna Freud Centre – University College London

BSc (Hons) Nursing: Mental Health

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Professional Registrations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

Society for Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in the UK and Ireland

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) – trainee


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‘I was really nervous about seeing a therapist as I didn’t actually know what was ‘wrong’ but Emma really understood me and I felt at ease during the assessment. She’s not just a ‘how does that make you feel’ therapist which I find patronising, she’s practical and genuine.’

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‘I feel a lot more insightful to my problems and why I think the way that I do, and do the things that I do. Everything seems to finally make sense.’

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‘My life has changed over the last year, I never believed I’d be any different but I now have friends and a job.’

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‘I’ll always be grateful for you never giving up on me even when I gave up on myself’

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