Vicki Lloyd

Dr Vicki Lloyd was awarded a PhD in Psychology at the University of Aston in 2002 and has an interest in qualitative research methods and in undertaking research relating to the experiences of service users, Down Syndrome and dementia and in the evaluation of efficacy of therapeutic services.

She has worked within the field of Clinical Psychology since 1997 and completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Universities of Coventry and Warwick in 2005. Following this, she undertook roles within a community service for children and adults with learning disabilities and a specialist team for older adults with learning disabilities in the NHS.

She works therapeutically with children and families across the ability spectrum including those with specific disorders such as autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and generalised learning disabilities. She has a specialist interest in the needs of looked after and adopted children and young people and their carers / families and provides a range of assessments and therapeutic interventions for children and young people with attachment difficulties, complex developmental trauma and mental health problems.

In addition to her therapeutic practise, Dr Lloyd is a practising expert witness within Court proceedings, specialising predominantly in Family and Court of Protection proceedings. She is experienced in providing written and oral evidence to the Court in relation to both children and adults and has specialist interests in the assessment of attachment difficulties in children and young people, assessment of parenting (including the impact of learning disability and / or mental health issues) and assessment of capacity.

Training and Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)
  • PhD Doctor of Philosophy
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology
  • DDP Level I

Accreditation to Professional Bodies:

  • Registered with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist (CPsychol) within the Clinical Psychology Division of the British Psychological Society (BPS)