Emma Shorleson

After graduating from the University of Leeds in 2015 with a BSc in Psychology, Emma has gained experience working with children, young people and their families across educational, health and research settings.

Emma has been involved in the Lego Foundation research at the University of Cambridge investigating the role of play in development and education. Prior to commencing her role at Catalyst Psychology, Emma was an Assistant Psychologist in an integrated CAMHS teams, in which she supported children and young people systemically through the delivery and co-facilitation of a number of parenting programmes, conducted school-based observations and applied exploratory narratives as part of the Family Therapy and ‘Parent-Child Game’ models of intervention.

Emma is passionate about supporting and making a difference for children and young people, committed to inclusive practise and is an advocate for implementing a person-centred approach in all areas of her work.