Emma Kenny (MA, BSc, Ad.Dip Couns, MBACP)
Emma Kenny is a psychologist, TV presenter, writer and expert media commentator, and is now recognised as one of the UK’s leading TV psychological experts. She is perhaps best known for her role as resident psychologist on ITV’s This Morning where, during the viewer phone-in segment of the show, she provides expert advice on a whole range of sensitive issues. Emma is radio 1's life hacks expert and presents a classical show for Scala radio.
Emma always aspires to empower her clients with the skills, strategies and resilience to enable them to move forward after therapy, stronger and in control of their lives.
Having completed a Psychology BSc at The University of Central Lancashire, Emma later attained an Advanced Diploma in Counselling and an MA in Counselling at The University of Manchester. Emma is BACP and BPS registered, been a guest lecturer on the Counselling Psychology PhD at The Manchester University and has been a keynote speaker for the BPS.
With a therapeutic career spanning over 20 years, and an in-depth understanding of the media world and production process, Emma also conducts psychological assessments for programme makers to help ensure they are operating in accordance with the Ofcom Broadcasting Code of Conduct with regards to their duty of care towards contributors.
Outside of her media work, Emma coordinated the counselling team at The Manchester College - the largest provider of further education in Europe.