Dr Elizabeth Boyd BSc (Hons), MSc Forensic Psych, C. Psychol

Elizabeth completed her BSc Dual Hons degree in Criminology and Psychology in 1999 from Keele University. Following this she worked within the prison service as facilitator on the Offender Treatment Programmes during which she obtained her MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology. She worked as an Assistant Psychologist at a High Secure Hospital with mentally disordered male offenders. Following qualification as a Clinical Psychologist from the University of Lincoln in 2010, she worked with people with learning disabilities and in particular a step-down service for individuals with Learning Disabilities who presented with significant risk and/or challenging behaviours. She has worked as lead psychologist for a mental health prison in-reach service and delivery of mental health groups with offenders.

Elizabeth is competent and proficient in the selection, administration and interpretation of cognitive assessments (e.g., WAIS-IV), structured risk tools and assessments (e.g., HCR-20v3; PCL-R) and psychometric measures (e.g., IPDE).

Elizabeth is experienced in writing independent psychological medico-legal reports as well as treatment outcome, risk and CPA reports that inform clinical and treatment or placement decision-making in various settings.

Elizabeth has been Chartered since 2013 and is registered with the HCPC. She set up in independent practice in 2015.