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Emma Ketley

Occupational Therapist with a Lived Experience of ADHD, WA

Emma is an experienced Mental Health Occupational Therapist with a continued passion for the pragmatism of Occupational Therapy. She is a Medicare-registered Psychotherapy-focused Occupational Therapist. Beyond her Therapy role, Emma also holds a specialization as an ADHD Coach, having completed training through the International Coaching Federation-accredited ADD Coach Academy. With over two decades of Professional experience, Emma has honed her skills in various settings across the UK, and in Australia- including the NHS, South and North Metro WA Health Services, Lifeline DBT-teen, Neami National, and Private Practice.

Across an Occupational Therapy-informed portfolio career, Emma’s roles have included Clinical Supervisor, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) groupwork facilitator, Mental Health First Aid Trainer, Research Project Officer at UWA and the John Milne Centre, Team Manager, and WA Health Community Development Officer.   She is also the founder member of the WA Adult ADHD Mental Health Professionals Network.

Since 2019, Emma has been running her solo Private Practice, “Enriched by Experience,” which is framed around DBT principles, client-affirming care, and the lived experience.

Emma’s passion lies in collaborating with adults with ADHD and/or Borderline Personality traits, employing a strength-focused approach to support the individual understanding of emotional regulation and self-management.

Emma is enthusiastic about establishing networks where practitioners come together to foster respectful discussions, gain insights from diverse professional perspectives, and build robust communities of practice dedicated to continual improvements in client care.


The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.