Emma Donaldson-Feilder MA, MSc, CPsychol


Emma is the principal coach at Career Psychologists. She is passionate about supporting individuals to make choices and changes to enhance their work and life.

Emma is a Coaching Psychologist who provides coaching for people considering or embarking on a mid-career transition, and for those wishing to improve their wellbeing at work or resilience in the workplace. She is a qualified mindfulness trainer and an experienced leadership coach for senior managers. Her work draws on her 12 years’ previous experience of working in international relations and communications in a variety of organisations in the UK and overseas.

Emma takes an evidence-based approach, drawing on her own and others’ research to ensure she supports effective outcomes for clients. She is involved in research looking at a range of issues relating to workplace health and wellbeing, employee engagement, leadership and management. She also draws on her personal experience of juggling work with the needs of ageing parents.

Emma has an MSc with distinction in Organisational Psychology and a Diploma in Coaching, and is trained as a Mindfulness Teacher. Emma is an Occupational Psychologist, Chartered with the British Psychological Society and Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, and an Accredited Executive Coach with the Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision. She is an Associate Fellow and on the Register of Coaching Psychologists of the British Psychological Society.

In addition to her coaching work, she provides consultancy to organisations and teams, supervision to coaches and mindfulness courses. She is an author, conference speaker and media commentator, whose writing and presenting includes sharing research-based, online guidance and tools with a wide range of audiences.