Emilie Snakkers obtained her master's degree in psychology and clinical anthropology at the University of Lausanne in 2010.
After undertaking a first course in prison healthcare at Lausanne, she turned to child psychiatry and notably joined a crisis centre within the University Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2013.
Four years later, she joined the Department of Liaison Psychiatry and worked as an assistant psychologist with patients undergoing palliative care and in the Department of Orthopaedics with patients suffering from disabling chronic pain.
In 2017, she obtained her title of psychotherapist.
In 2018, Emilie Snakkers joined the unit's counselling team as a psychologist-psychotherapist.
Wanting to go deeper into her questions regarding couples, femininity, maternity and parenthood in the widest sense, she is keen to support couples who turn to medicine to help them conceive a child.
In parallel with her work in the Fertility Medicine and Gynaecological Endocrinology unit, she is keeping her post in palliative care until the end of 2018. She also works part-time in the Department of Pneumology with patients suffering from mucoviscidosis.