A warm welcome from the team at The Psychotherapy Clinic. To find out more about about our team of therapists, please see our profiles below.

Our Therapy Team

Emma McDonald (formerly Griffiths)

BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist, Company Director

Bsc. Psych, PG Cert LIPsych, PG Dip CBT

Emma Griffiths is a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with 8 years experience of supporting people in making positive changes in their lives. Over the 8 years of clinical experience, approximately 6,900 sessions of therapy have taken place. Further to her qualifications, Emma is a accredited therapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

Emma's core clinical training is in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Following a period of working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with veterans returning from war, Emma then went on to qualify in the delivery of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). In addition to being a Psychotherapist, Emma has supervisory experience, which involves the mentorship of trainee practitioners.

Emma has a wide range of experience in various clinical settings, these settings include:

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), working with children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • Talking Therapies Services, both in the voluntary and public sector (NHS), working with adults with depression, anxiety and trauma
  • Inpatient unit for veterans returning from war with psychological injury. Working with veterans experiencing PTSD and additional difficulties, including depression and anxiety

In her own therapeutic practice, Emma places a real emphasis upon the therapeutic relationship as she recognises how important this is in creating a safe environment, where people can come and open up about the difficulties they are experiencing. Emma endeavours to actively listen to you, understand your experience and together work with you towards your goals.

Emma at present devotes her full time to running The Psychotherapy Clinic, to ensure the people who come to the service receive the highest quality of care.

Charlotte Mackintosh

BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist & EMDR Therapist           

Bsc Psych, PG Cert LIPI, PG Dip CBT

Charlotte is a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR Therapist. With 8 years’ experience working in Mental Health, Charlotte has worked in a variety of different settings, including forensic, the National Health Service (NHS) and the Charity sector.


Charlotte has experience supporting people experiencing anxiety related difficulties, depression and psychological trauma. She aims to use compassion focussed approaches to develop the therapeutic relationship, building confidence and creating a safe environment. Charlotte endeavours to work collaboratively with people at a pace that suits, enhance understanding of the problem, and provide support to consider ways to move forward. She is keen to explore complementary therapies and work in a holistic manner with clients taking into account the impact of the mind, body and soul.


Charlotte has experience working with adolescents and adults in her clinical practice and aims to be flexible within her approach. She is trained to treat a wide range of difficulties, always using the person’s values and goals as the guide in therapy. Charlotte works with self-referrals at the Psychotherapy Clinic.


Additional Therapists

The Psychotherapy Clinic has additional therapists who help us to avoid long waiting lists at times where we are busy. 



Ranjit Nall

BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist & EMDR Therapist           

Bsc.Psych, PG Cert LIPI, PG Dip CBT, MSc in CBT

Ranjit is a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. Ranjit has trained in Eye Movement and Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. In addition to clinical work, Ranjit is an experienced clinical supervisor and can supervise trainees and qualified PWP’s and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists.



Claire Gibson

BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

BA Social Policy, Msc Social Work, PG Cert LIPI, PG Dip CBT

Claire is a fully qualified Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Social Worker with 9 years’ experience working in mental health settings. Claire has worked for number of services in both the NHS and private sector across Manchester, Birmingham and London, including South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.


All of our Therapists are fully qualified, experienced clinicians. Therapists are registered with our governing body the BABCP, and our EMDR training accredited by EMDR Europe.

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