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Emily Leathers-Smith

BSc (Hons), MSc, PG Cert


Trainee Clinical Psychologist

I am currently in my second year of clinical psychology training. I am working in the Oxford City Learning Disabilities Community Team. My previous placements have involved working with children in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), with working age adults in Psychological Services, and with older adults in a community mental health team (CMHT). This year includes clinical placements in older adults and intellectual disabilities, alongside teaching in these areas.

Professional Interests

Prior to clinical training, I worked as Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner in a London IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) service. This role consisted of delivering low-intensity Cognitive Behavioural interventions to individuals with anxiety disorders and depression.

Previous roles have also included working with individuals with psychosis in a community rehabilitation team, and working on an adult neurological and stroke rehabilitation unit.

I am particularly interested in digital therapies and the role of technology in preventing, treating, and managing mental health difficulties. I am also interested in the impact of physical activity on mental health and wellbeing. Furthermore, I am interested in developments regarding integrating mental and physical health services. 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Leathers-Smith, E., & Davey, G. C. L. (2011). The disgust threat interpretation bias is not moderated by anxiety and disgust sensitivity. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 2, 63-76.