Emma (MSc LLB) is a freelance trainer, researcher and writer in the field of mental health and psychology.
She is a qualified Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor for these 2-day, internationally accredited courses. She is also trained to deliver the One-Day Youth MHFA course, and the Half Day Adult Mental Health Aware MHFA course.
Her experience over the past 5 years has spanned from research and policy work, to training and delivering bespoke workshops on a range of mental health topics. Specifically, she holds a key interest in the following areas: youth mental health, social media and the role of technology (including m-health), eating disorders, wellbeing at university and the workplace, involving service users in research, mindfulness, anxiety and depression, the impact of co-morbidity in mental and physical health, young carers.
Emma also draws upon her experience of mental health problems during childhood and into adulthood. With an expansive history of personal, professional and voluntary work in the mental health sector, Emma is in the unique position to bring this complimentary set of experiences into her work as a trainer, researcher and writer.