Dr Emily Fox


Emily Fox

Dr. Emily Fox is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist for a charity, St. Andrew’s Healthcare, Northampton. She is the Clinical Lead for DBT Integrated Practice Unit and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at St Andrew’s Healthcare. Trainer for BiDBT.

Training Experience in DBT

Emily completed her DBT Intensive Training in 2004 in Northampton, USA. She is Clinical Lead for 3 units delivering comprehensive DBT to 49 patients at St. Andrew’s. In 2009 she undertook supervision with Heidi Heard, PhD. She joined the BiDBT training team in 2010. She has 9 years training experience with BiDBT, including Skills, Frontlines, Foundation and Intensive, plus an additional 12 years of offering local trainings in DBT.

Clinical Experience in DBT

Since qualifying as a psychologist, Emily has worked in a number of inpatient settings including learning disability, eating disorders, acute admissions, and adolescents. Since 2003 she has worked in women’s inpatient units (locked rehabilitation and low secure settings) delivering a comprehensive DBT programmes. 16 years of delivering comprehensive DBT within an adult inpatient setting – secure and specialist rehabilitation settings.

Other Relevant Training and HEI Experience

Emily is lead author on a paper in Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy entitled ‘Service Evaluation of a 1-Year Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Programme for Women with Borderline Personality Disorder in a Low Secure Unit.’ (Fox, E., Krawczyk, K., Staniford, J., & Dickens, G. L. 2015). She wrote the chapter ‘Delivering DBT in an Inpatient Setting’ in The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy edited by Michaela Swales and published by OUP Oxford in 2018. She is also the Trainer for Association of Psychological Therapies (APT) and is trained in Prolonged Exposure and on the DBT-ACS, the research tool for measuring adherence to the DBT model.