About Me


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 (qualified in 2010) and registered with 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​​


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.

Most Recent Positions Held

Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Dr E Boyd Psychological Services Ltd

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 


Educational Qualifications

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/Professional Qualifications

EMDR Therapist, 2018

Bond Solon Expert Witness, Bond Solon, 2017

System Practitioner, University of Leeds, 2015

Chartered Psychologist Status, 2013

Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner 2010

HCPC Clinical Psychologist since 2010

BPS Division of Clinical Psychology member since 2007