Dr Boyd has worked in adult mental health in a psychological capacity for over 20 years across community, forensic and hospital (NHS/independent) settings.
She is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist (qualifying in 2010) and registered with and regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
She has a MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology and is qualified in Systemic Practice with the Association of Family Therapy as a Systemic Practitioner. She has undertaken further training and qualification with Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Her areas of specialism and interest are Adult Mental Health, Adults with Learning Disabilities and Forensic Mental Health and Behaviour.
Her independent practice commenced in 2014 offering therapeutic and medico-legal services. Dr Elizabeth Boyd Psychological Services Ltd commenced in 2016.
Excellence and Professionalism is assured through adherence to Professional Practice and Clinical Guidelines and Codes of Conduct as laid out by the BPS and HCPC. Regular clinical supervision and continuing professional development is undertaken.
Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, Lincoln University, 2010
Masters of Science (MSc) Applied Forensic Psychology, University of Leicester, 2004
Bachelor of Science Criminology and Psychology, Keele University, 1999
Therapy Trainings/Professional Qualifications
Bond Solon Expert Witness (Criminal Law), 2021,
Internal Family Systems Practitioner L1 (108 hrs) 2021
ACT In Process Certificate 2021
EMDR Practitioner 2018
Bond Solon Expert Witness (Civil Law), 2017
System Practitioner, University of Leeds, 2015
Chartered Psychologist Status, 2013
Rational-Emotive CBT Practitioner 2010
HCPC Clinical Psychologist 2010
BPS Division of Clinical Psychology member 2007
Most Recent Positions Held
Associate Clinical Psychologist, PSUK Ltd (Current)
Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Dr E Boyd Psychological Services Ltd (Current)
Sub-committee member, Power Threat Meaning Framework, BPS (Current).
Clinical Psychologist, CMHT, HM Prison Service
Lead Clinical Psychologist Adult Complex Care, Priory Hospital
Clinical Psychologist, Learning Disabilities, Avon & Wiltshire NHS Trust
Principal Clinical Psychologist, Specialist Learning Disabilities Service, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Assoc Contextual Behavioural Sciences Member ACBS 2021
Register of Uni Certificates Expert Witnesses Bond Solon 2019
EMDR Association UK (Practitioner) EMDR UK/Euro 2018
Clinical Psychologist ACP-UK 2018
Systemic Practitioner AFP 2015
Clinical Psychologist (PYL25621) HCPC 2010
Clinical Psychologist – Division of Clin Psychology BPS 1999