Donna Butler is a registered UKCP psychotherapist and an Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) trauma therapist.
She worked in the NHS for over 30 years at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. During this time she led services in supporting staff from multi-allied professions – including nurses, doctors, paramedics, police and fire service personnel –through wellbeing and mental health issues.
She is now a consultant psychotherapist and director of Donna Butler Associates, providing specialist therapy for individuals and couples, as well as for organisations where she delivers debriefing and post-incident support and training. She regularly presents at national conferences and, with Gill Hasson, has co-authored a book called Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace (Capstone/Wiley), which has been endorsed by Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England, as well as other leading healthcare professionals.