Dr Helen Lloyd
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Dr Helen Lloyd

Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)

Role

 Lecturer on Doctorate in Clinical Psychology- Year 1 lead
Visiting Specialist to Dental School - Communication & Psychology 

Research and Evaluation Consultant CLEAR Cornwall. 
 
 

Qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology . (Upgrade of MSc. by 2 years research)  Exeter University 2004
M.Sc. Clinical Psychology Plymouth Polytechnic. 1988
B.A. (Hons) 1st Psychology University of Wales, University College Cardiff.

Stuart Dimond Memorial Prize for Research. 

Research: learning disability, quality of life measures, the evaluation of the closure of institutional models of care and the development of community based small homes using quantitative small n designs and observational data collection. (maiden name Saxby).  Children with learning disability, behaviour problems, solution -focused brief therapy as a model for creating collaborative working relationships with parents caring for a child with learning disabilities. Using qualitative methods IPA. Recent research with PUPSMED on innovations in clinical education; PBL, threshold concepts and collaborative assessment with patients.  

Clinical: Clinical Psychologist in NHS (1988-2013) with children and adults with severe and profound learning disabilities, also cleft lip and palate clinic. Particular expertise in autism, behavioural distress, eating and swallowing, sleep, working with carers, collaborative therapeutic alliance.  Interventions were informed by learning theory, attachment and solution focused brief therapy.  School governor at Mill Ford school. Research & Evaluation Consultant CLEAR Cornwall a charity offering therapy to children who have experienced abusive relationships. 

Professional membership

Chartered Clinical Psychologist
HPC registered
Member of British Psychological Society
Memeber of Division of Clinical Psychology
Member of Faculty for Intellectual Disabilities.

Teaching interests

Learning Disability
Clinical Psychology
Collaborative therapeutic alliance
Learning Theory
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Communication & psychology in dental environments

Research interests

Learning Disability
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Problem Based Learning & Threshold Concepts in Medical Education 

Communication & Psychology in Dental Environments

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

 

Clinical supervisor for Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (1989-2013) 
Marker for Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (1989-present)

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Thorp N, Stedmon J & Lloyd HF 2018 '“I carry her in my heart”: An exploration of the experience of bereavement for people with learning disability' British Journal of Learning Disabilities , DOI PEARL
Neve H, Bull S, Lloyd H, Gilbert K & Mattick K 2017 'Evaluation of an innovative, evidence-guided, PBL approach' Clinical Teacher Author Site , DOI PEARL
Neve H, Bull S, Lloyd H, Gilbert KG & Mattick K 2017 'Updating PBL:Response to evidence-based innovation' Clinical Teacher
Coelho C, Pooler J & Lloyd H 2017 'Using patients as educators for communication skills: Exploring dental students' and patients' views' European Journal of Dental Education Author Site , DOI PEARL
Lloyd H & Dallos R 2008 'First session solution-focused brief therapy with families who have a child with severe intellectual disabilities: mothers' experiences and views' JOURNAL OF FAMILY THERAPY 30, (1) 5-28 Author Site , DOI
Lloyd H 2008 'More than miracles: The state of the art of solution-focused brief therapy' JOURNAL OF FAMILY THERAPY 30, (1) 115-116 Author Site , DOI
Dallos 2006 'Solution-focused Brief Therapy with Families Who Have a Child with Intellectual Disabilities: A Description of the Content of Initial Sessions and the Processes' Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 11 (3), 367-386 , DOI
Saxby H & Morgan H 1993 'Behaviour problems in children with learning disabilities: to what extent do they exist and are they a problem?' Child Care Health Dev 19, (3) 149-157 Author Site
Kock U, Saxby H, Thomas M & Felce D 1988 'Community and family contact: an evaluation of small community homes for adults with severe and profound mental handicaps' Mental Handicap Research 1, (2) 127-140 , DOI
Kock U, Saxby H, Felce D, Thomas M & Jenkins J 1988 'Individual planning for adults with severe or profound mental handicaps in a community-based service' Journal of the British Institute of Mental Handicap (APEX) 16, (4) 152-155 , DOI
SAXBY H, FELCE D, HARMAN M & REPP A 1988 'THE MAINTENANCE OF CLIENT ACTIVITY AND STAFF CLIENT INTERACTION IN SMALL COMMUNITY HOUSES FOR SEVERELY AND PROFOUNDLY MENTALLY-HANDICAPPED ADULTS - A 2-YEAR FOLLOW-UP' BEHAVIOURAL PSYCHOTHERAPY 16, (3) 189-206 Author Site , DOI
Saxby H, Felce D, Harman M & Repp A 1988 'The Maintenance of Client Activity and Staff–Client Interaction in Small Community Houses for Severely and Profoundly Mentally Handicapped Adults: A Two-Year Follow-Up' Behavioural Psychotherapy 16, (03) 189-189 , DOI
Kock U, Felce D, Saxby H & Thomas M 1987 'Staff turnover in a small home service: a study* of facilities for adults with severe and profound mental handicaps' Journal of the British Institute of Mental Handicap (APEX) 15, (3) 97-101 , DOI
Felce D, Saxby H, de Kock U, Repp A, Ager A & Blunden R 1987 'To what behaviors do attending adults respond? A replication' Am J Ment Defic 91, (5) 496-504 Author Site
Felce D, de Kock U, Thomas M & Saxby H 1986 'Change in adaptive behaviour of severely and profoundly mentally handicapped adults in different residential settings' Br J Psychol 77 ( Pt 4), 489-501 Author Site
Felce D, de Kock U, Thomas M & Saxby H 1986 'Change in adaptive behaviour of severely and profoundly mentally handicapped adults in different residential settings' The British journal of psychology 77,
THOMAS M, FELCE D, KOCK UD, SAXBY H & REPP A 1986 'THE ACTIVITY OF STAFF AND OF SEVERELY AND PROFOUNDLY MENTALLY HANDICAPPED ADULTS IN RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS OF DIFFERENT SIZES' The British Journal of Mental Subnormality 32, (63) 82-92 , DOI
SAXBY H, THOMAS M, FELCE D & DE KOCK U 1986 'THE USE OF SHOPS, CAFES AND PUBLIC HOUSES BY SEVERELY AND PROFOUNDLY MENTALLY HANDICAPPED ADULTS' The British Journal of Mental Subnormality 32, (63) 69-81 , DOI
Felce D, Thomas M, de Kock U & Saxby H 1985 'An ecological comparison of small community-based houses and traditional institutions--II. Physical setting and the use of opportunities' Behav Res Ther 23, (3) 337-348 Author Site
Chapters
Lloyd HF, Macdonald A & Wilson L 2016 'Solution-focused brief therapy' in Beail N Psychological therapies and people who have intellectual disabilities The British Psychological Society 61-73 PEARL
Internet Publications
Neve H, Lloyd H & Collett T 2016 'Understanding students’ experiences of professionalism learning: a ‘threshold’ approach' , DOI PEARL
Posters
Gilbert KG, Lloyd H, Neve H, Bull SA & Mattick K Gilbert KG, Lloyd H, Neve H, Bull SA & Mattick K 0 'Aargh Public Health! Problem-based learning as a vehicle for promoting public and population health learning: successes barriers and opportunities' 0 0 PEARL

Additional information

Governor at Mill Ford School for children with learning disabilities.