Dr Emma RiggsBSc D.Clin.Psy, BSc D.Clin.Psy HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist BA Mod (Hons)

  • Areas Covered:
  • Cheltenham
  • Cirencester
  • Stroud
  • Personal Injury Assessment (Psychological)

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Typical areas of involvement

  • Personal Injury (Adults)
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Road Accident
  • Work Accident

Employment History

September 2017 – Current

Chartered & Clinical Psychologist

Cotswold Psychology, Cirencester (Private Practice)

  • November 2010 – August 2017

    Chartered & Clinical Psychologist

    Memory Service & Later Life Therapies AWP, Victoria Centre, Great West Hospital, Swindon

    February 2010 – April 2011

    Principal Psychologist, CoBaIT Research Study

    Bristol University and Avon and Wiltshire Mental Healthcare Trust (AWP)

    February 2010 – October 2010

    Locum Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist Psychology

    Neurology Team, Health Psychology, Gloucester Royal Hospital

    May 2009 – February 2010

    Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Gloucester Royal Hospital

    Oxford Care for Enablement

    September 2008 - June 2009

    Clinical Psychologist (0.5 WTE)

    Neurology Team, Health Psychology, Gloucester Royal Hospital

    September 2008 - June 2009

    Locum Clinical Psychologist (0.5 WTE)

    Thornbury CMHT-OP (AWP)

    January 2005 – July 2006

    Clinical Psychologist on secondment for CPD (0.05 WTE)

    Russell Cairns Unit, Oxford

    November 2004 – August 2008

    Chartered Clinical Psychologist

    The Oxford Clinic-Secure Services, Littlemore Mental Health Centre, Oxford, OX4 4XN. OBMH


    October 2001 – September 2004

    Psychologist in Clinical Training

    University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland

Recent Training Courses

  • Completed Expert Witness Training Seminars (The Role and Duty of the Expert Witness; Skills in Report Writing; Skills in preparing Joint Statements; Cross-examination and Courtroom Skills)

Professional Qualifications

September 2017- Current

University of Gloucestershire MSc Forensic Psychology (part-time to July 2019)

November 2012

BABCP Full Accreditation

  • September 2007-May 2009

    University of Glasgow Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology (Merit)

    October 2001-September 2004

    University College Dublin Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Distinction)


  • HCPC
  • BABCP: 110609
  • British Psychological Society 127810

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