Dr Emma Haynes

Perinatal Psychotherapy


I am a Relational Transactional Analyst (please see FAQs for a description of this).

I specialise in perinatal psychotherapy


PhD (Field of Research - TA Psychotherapy for maternal mental illness)
Master of Science in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy (MSc) - Metanoia Institute
UKCP registered Psychotherapist
Training and Supervising Transactional Analyst - Psychotherapy (TSTA-P)
Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA)
Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy from Metanoia Institute
Diploma in Individual and Group Supervision

My area of research is mental health in the perinatal period (antenatal and postnatal)



International Association of Transactional Analysis (ITAA)

United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP)

International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis (IARTA)

European Association of Transactional Analysis (EATA)

The Marcé Society

Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR)

Articles and Books Published


Book Awaiting publication through Routledge -  A Transactional Analysis of Motherhood and Disturbances in the Maternal: From Preconception to Human Being (due out summer 2024)

Haynes, E. (2023) The Maternal: An Integral Part of Eco-TA. Transactional Analysis Journal, 53(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/03621537.2023.2152549

Haynes, E. (2022) Motherhood and Mental Illness - A Relational Treatment Approach. Abingdon, UK & New York, USA: Routledge

Haynes, E. (2022) Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice - using Creative Methods to Research Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy. Transactional Analysis Journal, 52(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/03621537.2022.2019406

Haynes, E. (2021) Treating perinatal mental illness with transactional analysis psychotherapy - A narrative enquiry. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. https://doi.org.10.1002/capr.12456

Haynes, E. (2020) The Change Process in Psychotherapy, Listening for Other Voices as a Tool for Research Analysis. Transactional Analysis Journal Vol 50(4), 315-329. https://doi.org/10.1080/03621537.2020.1807113

Haynes, E. (2019) "Hear Us Speak" - Listening to women's experiences of perinatal distress and the Transactional Analysis psychotherapy treatment they received - PhD thesis - http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/51465/

Haynes, E. (2019) Using Transactional Analysis to Treat Perinatal Mental Illness. International Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol 23(3), 79-91. https://doi.org/10.36075/IJP.2019.23.3.9/Haynes

Haynes, E. (2018) Reaching women with perinatal mental illness at the booking-in appointment. International Journal of Health Governance, March 2018. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijhg-08-2017-0044

Haynes, E. (2017) Listening to the Voices of Women Suffering Perinatal Psychological Distress. Transactional Analysis Journal, 47(2), 126-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/0362153717691977

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