On behalf of the Mental Health Foundation and British Psychological Society, we would like to thank you for presenting at our seminar ‘Children, Young People and Mental Health: Communicating In An Online World’. It was a great success and your presentation, alongside the other speakers, underpinned this achievement. Together, your breadth of knowledge on this … Continue reading British Psychological Society and Mental Health Foundation
I met Emma when she came to Medway to deliver Youth Mental Health First Aid with my team. Emma is an excellent trainer, she has a warm personality and fantastic communication skills. Emma’s knowledge of data and social media in relation to young peoples mental health is impressive and really added value to the training … Continue reading Sofie Wheeldon, Child Health Programme Manager, Medway Public Health
Emma was a great colleague in my research centre at LSE, helping us to write a book chapter on child and adolescent mental health issues, particularly focused on economic aspects. Her knowledge about the child and adolescent mental health field and her enthusiasm to communicate evidence that could help to improve systems, services and lives … Continue reading Professor Martin Knapp, Director of Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) and LSE Health and Social Care.
Emma worked with us at Horsham & Mid Sussex CCG. She is passionate about improving access to health services and used her experiences to represent the needs of the younger population really clearly. It was unusual to find someone so determined to help us as commissioners enable change to ensure our portfolio of services became … Continue reading Sue Braysher, Chief Officer/Senior Director in NHS
Emma has contributed several times to our MHFA Youth Instructor training programmes. She has designed her own training sessions, including some of her personal experiences, including anxiety, depression and co-morbidity, and also the role of social media. Her feedback has been very good. I have been impressed with her professional skills and her ability to engage her audience. I … Continue reading Chris Morgan, MHFA England National Trainer
Emma was a graduate intern and worked for me at LSE on a number of projects related to aspects of students' digital literacies and use of learning spaces. She was an excellent researcher, but also put together a great workshop for students to understand how they were using some new informal study spaces on the … Continue reading Jane Secker, Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City University
I have known Emma Wilson for a number of years in my capacity as Lay Representative for Horsham at Horsham and Mid Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group. She is intelligent and personable with good analytic skills. But she is also empathetic and well able to adapt easily to different working environments. She is very professional and … Continue reading David Phillips MBE MA, Lay Representative for Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG
I first met Emma a couple of years ago through my work with mental health charities as an ambassador for Rethink Mental Illness and Sane and was immediately struck by her deep understanding of mental illness. As someone, like me, who has experienced mental illness but recovered, Emma is ideally placed to help others. Her … Continue reading Rachel Kelly, bestselling author of “Black Rainbow: How Words Healed me – my Journey Through Depression” and ambassador for Sane and Rethink Mental Illness.