Associate Social Justice Consultant
Emily was a journalist for five years, writing for The Guardian, Observer, OpenDemocracy, Vogue, WIRED, New York Magazine, BBC, and many more. She appeared on the Today Programme, Woman’s Hour and Newstalk, and was a guest editor on 5 Live. In 2018, she was DIVA Magazine’s Journalist of the Year, and her book, A Beginner’s Guide To Losing Your Mind, came out with Hodder and Stoughton in 2017.
Emily’s work now focuses largely on mental health. She works at national Mind within the Peer Support and Communities team and as a Lived Experience Designer, at Mind in Haringey on suicide prevention, at the Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network. She is completing an MA and will be starting a PhD in October 2022; her research focuses on subjectivity, knowledge and labour in the context of mental health. She is a National Survivor User Network and Disability Action Haringey trustee.