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Emma King, BHK, MHK

Emma’s entire approach is informed by a drive to provide people with simple, effective, easily applied tools that are solidly based in research. Emma has a unique ability to take complex scientific information and make it accessible, easy to understand, and directly applicable to individuals’ personal and professional lives.


Education

Master’s in Performance Psychology

Bachelors’ in Kinesiology, graduated summa cum laude


Experience

Police

Emma has delivered Stress Performance Training to over 270 frontline law enforcement officers, as well as 80 police trainers. She has collaborated with Use of Force Training offices as well as Police Vehicle Operations training units.

Emma is a practical individual who ‘gets it’, she brought much to the table.
— Inspector (Ret.) Delaney, Peel Regional Police, 2016

Corporate Workers

Emma brings her stress expertise to her work with professionals in the high stress roles in finance, law, and medicine, among others. She delivers Stress Performance Training in the form of professional development workshops, keynote speaking, and individual counselling.

Great presentation. The science was all at a level we could understand! Thank you!
— Joe, symposium attendee, 2019

Athletes

In addition to 20 years in professional sport herself (as a horse trainer), Emma has counselled numerous athletes in both life skills and the mental side of sport. She has worked with teams as well as individuals, ranging in age from under 10 to over 65.

This work has been incredibly helpful, not just for the help with my sport, but also for understanding other problems in my life.
— Sarah, athlete, 2015

Public Speaking

University of Toronto, guest lecturer

Algonquin College, Police Foundations, guest lecturer 

Ottawa Carleton District School Board, professional development programming

Ontario Police Trainers Mid-Managers Meeting, guest lecturer

PVO Symposium, guest lecturer

Princeton University Volleyball, guest speaker


PUBLICATIONS

RCMP Gazette, Vol. 79, No. 1, 2017 Performing Under Stress: Evidence-based training for police resilience.