Dr Emma Baldock
Clinical Psychologist & CBT Therapist
What I can help with
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Social Anxiety
- Specific Phobia
- Other Anxiety Disorders
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Adjustment Disorder
- Health Anxiety
- Personality disorders
- Identity Dysphoria
- Women's Health
- Long term health conditions
- Medically Unexplained Symptoms
- Perinatal mental health
- Grief and Bereavement
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Compassion Focused Therapy
Emma is a warm and dedicated therapist who is committed to delivering high-quality Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to treat anxiety and depression. She often integrates compassion-focused therapy into her delivery of CBT and she works collaboratively and creatively and with an attentiveness and sensitivity to her clients’ values and goals.
Emma has delivered specialist CBT for anxiety disorders in both adult and child & adolescent services at the Maudsley Hospital, in the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma (CADAT) and in the Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Clinic. She has a particular interest and expertise in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Emma’s published clinical thesis was on mirror-gazing in BDD and alongside her clinical practice she continues to be actively involved in writing about BDD. Emma is experienced in teaching and supervising CBT. She was part of the London Course Leadership Team for the national ‘CYP-IAPT’ project (Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies project for Children and Young People) and she ran the CBT module for the Post Graduate Diploma in CYP-IAPT at King’s College London.
Prior to her training in Clinical Psychology she completed a PhD in Mental Health Ethics in the Eating Disorders Unit at the Institute of Psychiatry, where she received teaching and supervision on the delivery of CBT for eating disorders.