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, Clinical Supervior, Company Director

Bsc. Psych, PG Cert LIPsych, PG Dip CBT

Emma McDonald is a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Emma has over 10 years experience supporting people in making positive changes in their lives.


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.

In addition to her clinical work, Emma devotes her 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, Clinical Supervisor, Independent Contractor       

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.

Siobhan Prince

BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Independent Contractor

BSc Hons Mental Health Nursing; PG Dip CBT

Siobhan is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. Siobhan has 8 years experience working in mental health services. In addition to being a CBT Therapist, Siobhan is a registered Mental Health Nurse who has worked in a variety of settings including both Primary and Secondary Care. The services where experience has been gained are; adult prison services, acute mental health wards and drug/alcohol services. In addition to her work with the Psychotherapy Clinic, Siobhan works in a IAPT service, supporting adults with depression and anxiety. 


Siobhan is an empathic, informal but structured therapist who places an emphasis on providing high quality patient care. Siobhan is passionate about working with people to achieve their desired outcomes in therapy. 

Gavin Crisp 

Child and Adult Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist,  Independent Contractor
BSc (Hons) Social Work, PG Dip CBT

Gavin is a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist working with both adults and children. Prior to his training as a Psychotherapist, Gavin has worked as a Social Worker supporting adults who were vulnerable due to their mental health.

Gavin has 10 years of direct experience working within mental health services and has treated a range of emotional difficulties including depression and anxiety disorders. In addition to his work at The Psychotherapy Clinic, Gavin works in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) where he helps children, their families and schools to work together to help stabilise the child’s emotional difficulties and to help the child to lead a life full to their potential. 


Gavin is driven to support people to succeed and achieve their aspirations, promoting a holistic individualised approach with each individual he works with.

Tiffany Howl

BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Mindfulness Teacher, Independent Contractor

BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc Health Psychology, PG Cert LI Psychological Interventions, PG Dip Evidence -based Psychotherapies (CBT).

Tiffany is a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with over 11 years clinical experience with both adults and young people. Tiffany has further training in Schema Focused Therapy and third-wave CBT approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy. Tiffany likes to utilise all of her training when helping people so that people can benefit from the ‘best fit’ for their needs. Tiffany has specialist expertise in helping children and adolescents and has worked in different NHS CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service) settings treating young people with anxiety, depression and trauma. With a passion to help build resilience in young people, Tiffany trained to deliver a Mindfulness curriculum for 11 to 17 year olds.

Tiffany also has a lot of experience of working with adults in both NHS and third sector settings, working with a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, physical health conditions, self-esteem and assertiveness. Tiffany has a special interest in the mind-body relationship and likes to foster a holistic approach to her practice. Above all, the most important aspect of therapy for Tiffany is the client’s story. With warmth and understanding Tiffany is dedicated to working collaboratively with the client to enable them to reach whatever their goals are in therapy.

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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