Anna is the Autism Courses Leader for the MEd in Autism programme at the University of Strathclyde. Anna predominantly teaches conceptual frameworks around the autism profile where she strives to make complex cognitive and affective theories accessible to students. Her research is mainly focused on process and outcome measures of Emotion-Focused Therapy for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome, with aim to promote this through training, practice, supervision and research for therapists and specialist practitioners. Anna’s other research interest is focused on giving a ‘voice to the lived experience’ for people on the spectrum, parents and practitioners. Prior to joining Strathclyde University, Anna spent 20 years in autism practice where she led the development of autism expertise and knowledge exchange for Scottish Autism.