Emma Woodhouse is a Neurodevelopmental Specialist at The Maudsley Adult outpatient ASC/ADHD service, The National Autism (inpatient) Unit at The Bethlem Hospital and The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. She gained a BSc in Psychology with first class honours from The University of Bath and is an experienced trainer in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule –Second Edition (ADOS-2) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview- Revised (ADI-R). Emma has completed over 1,000 ADOS-2 and ADI-R assessments, which includes high profile medicolegal work.
Emma is a fully qualified counsellor and member of The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and works therapeutically with both adults and children. She uses an integrative approach to therapy, adapting to the specific needs of the individual. In addition to general counselling, her experience includes therapeutic work with personality disorders, Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), gender dysphoria, complex mental health difficulties and offenders, both in prison and during their transition back into the community. Emma is listed in The National Autistic Society's Autism Services Directory.
Emma has extensive experience in a range of clinical and research contexts. She has worked in low, medium and high secure settings, specialist inpatient and outpatient services, prisons, home environments, schools and primary care services.
Emma is a member of the UK ADHD Partnership (www.UKADHD.com) with a particular interest in ADHD and co-morbidities. She has also contributed to a number of research publications in ASD, ADHD and forensic psychology (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Emma_Woodhouse3)