Miss Horton gained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Birmingham and an MSc in Forensic Psychology at Birmingham City University. Miss Horton has Graduate Member status within The British Psychological Society and is on the Management Committee for the West Midlands branch of the National Organisation for the Treatment of Abusers. Miss Horton is presently in the final stages of completing her Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice, with the University of Nottingham. Miss Horton has been employed by WPA full-time since 2014 and has also co-edited two publications relating to working with children. She has undergone training in relation to DDP principles, allowing her to utilise these within her practice.