"It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it.”
Lena Horne

Emma Gallagher

Clinical Psychologist


Emma has completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and has been practicing as a psychologist since 2009. She has a passion for working with young people during the transition to adulthood, and also works with adults and older children with social and family relationship issues, attachment and family of origin issues. 


Emma's areas of clinical interest include depression, low self-esteem, anxiety and panic, self-harm, disordered eating patterns, substance misuse, grief and loss, as well as young-adult survivors of childhood trauma. 


Emma prefers to work with a flexible client-centred treatment approach mainly using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.  She also employs elements of Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy and Family Systems Theory.


Emma is a Newcastle local who enjoys walking her ‘fur-babies', two Maltese x Shih Tzu's named Alfie and Penny.