Emily Gough

Clin. Doc/Professional training in Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
MSc in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology
P. G. Dip Psychoanalytic Studies
Clinical Supervisor
Consultant to individuals & organisations working with children and young people

Emily Gough trained as a child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapist in the Independent Psychoanalytic Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy Association at the British Psychotherapy Foundation London.

Emily has over 12 years experience both clinically and theoretically in the psychoanalytic field. She acquired a PGDip in Psychoanalytic Studies at DBS in Dublin followed by an Msc in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology at the Anna Freud Centre/ University College London and then completed her 4 year professional training at IPCAPA within the BPF.

Prior to professional qualification Emily worked therapeutically with families and young people at the Anna Freud National Centre for children & families, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and the Tavistock & Portman NHS foundation trust in London in the U.K.

Since qualifying in 2017, she has been working in specialist  CAMHS settings in the NHS in London with a variety of presentations. Emily also works in private practice, is a visiting Lecturer at the Tavistock & Portman and a member of the Training Advisory Group for the Child Psychotherapy Doctoral training at IPCAPA, London.

Emily is a creative and flexible psychotherapist who works in the Independent tradition and long term way with her patients in keeping with subjective need. She is passionate about offering therapeutic space to adolescents and young people to try help make sense of individual experiences of anxiety, depression and various aspects of relational struggle.

Professional Memberships:

  • IFCAPP (Irish Forum for Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy)

  • ICP (Irish Council for Psychotherapy)

  • ACP (Association of Child & Adolescent Psychotherapists (UK)