Dr Emma Black provides therapy for adults and young people for a wide range of issues. Emma has a special interest in women’s mental health and wellbeing, and her areas of interest and experience include the following:

  • Women’s issues
  • Perinatal difficulties, including postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Non-directive pregnancy counselling support for a current, recent, or intended pregnancy
  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma, complex trauma, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Recovery from family violence and sexual assault
  • Anxiety disorders (including panic attacks)
  • Depression
  • Self-harm
  • Sleep problems
  • Borderline personality
  • Emotional difficulties
  • Trichotillomania
  • Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder
  • Compulsive nail biting
  • Poor self-esteem or confidence
  • Adjustment to difficult or changing circumstances
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Stress management
  • Difficulty expressing yourself and your opinions to others
  • Rigidity or irrational thinking
  • Impulsive behaviours

Emma offers a range of evidence-based treatments to address the above difficulties, including:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy- Enhanced (for eating disorders)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (for PTSD)
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Habit Reversal Training (for trichotillomania, excoriation disorder, or nail biting)
  • Brief Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindfulness skills
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy skills
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills
  • Psychoeducation

Services are available face to face or via telehealth. Emma is also available for supervision and peer consultation, and is able to supervise all trainee pathways (including Clinical Registrars).