Dr Helen Lloyd

Clinical Psychologist

Helen specialises in working with adults and children with learning/intellectual disabilities as a Clinical Psychologist and in higher education; research, service evaluation and developing health care professionals of the future. Helen previously was a clinical lead for CAMHS LD in the NHS. She enjoys collaborating with people with intellectual disabilities, their families, staff, schools and services who support them. Interventions address: individual therapy, family work, consultancy, supporting change in multi-agency and disciplinary organisations, teaching and commissioning.  Helen’s specific areas of expertise within the field of intellectual disability are behaviour that challenges, self-injurious behaviour, eating difficulties, sleep difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, solution-focused brief therapy, positive behaviour support   and developing capable environments. The latter draws upon experience in schools and as a member of the research team that set up then evaluated the first small community homes for adults with intellectual disabilities. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, recognised as having national influence in evidence-based teaching, reorganisation of educational programmes and recruitment. Helen has over twenty publications covering quality of life in small group homes (nee Saxby), learning/intellectual disability and education of health professionals.  

 

Specialism

Adult Therapy, Adult Assessment, Child Assessment, Child Therapy

Locations Covered

Cornwall, Devon

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