Emma Peart is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professions Council and British Psychological Society. She currently works for WIPC UK Ltd., an independent consultancy providing therapeutic and expert witness services. Until 2014 she worked for a child protection team in Guernsey, where her role was to establish and develop the provision of a clinical psychology service to support social work assessments and families where the children were at risk of significant harm. A particular emphasis was on the development of the use of evidence based methods for assessing risk and intervening to increase parents protective capacity. She previously worked within mental health and medium secure forensic services within the UK. She has a particular interest in the assessment of attachment across the lifespan, relational trauma and how this relates to parenting capacity.