Emma qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1995 as a registered general nurse and went on to specialise in cardiac nursing. In 2001 she obtained a degree in critical care nursing from Kings College London and moved into a specialist nurse role at Guys and St Thomas Hospital’s, setting up a pioneering clinic treating erectile dysfunction in cardiac patients for which she was awarded the Nursing Times rising star award in 2004.
Emma obtained a post graduate diploma in psychosexual therapy at the University of Central Lancashire in 2004 and in addition to her nursing role, began working as a sex and relationship therapist at Guy’s hospital.
In October 2011 Emma joined London Bridge Hospital as a psychosexual nurse therapist setting up a psychosexual therapy service for patients/couples experiencing sexual difficulties and relationship problems.
Whilst undertaking her training in transactional analysis, Emma published her first book – Seasons of Sex and Intimacy. The book considers how to nurture a good sex life and manage sexual difficulties. In addition to her role as a Psychosexual Therapist, she is also a qualified Transactional Analysis Counsellor.
Emma loves to teach and her aim is to increase the knowledge and skills of practitioners working with the delicate subject of sex and sexual difficulties in relationships. She is delighted to be a part of the Connexus teaching team as a course leader in professional excellence training.