Elizabeth Boyd Headshot HKA

Dr Elizabeth BoydBSc (Hons). MSc AFP, D.Clin.Psych. CPsychol.

  • Areas Covered:
  • Bath
  • Bristol
  • Weston-super-Mare
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury Assessment (Psychological)

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Typical areas of involvement

  • Personal Injury (Adults and Children)
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Road Accident
  • Effects of Automatism in Traffic Situations
  • Work Accident
  • Housing Stress
  • Chronic Pain
  • Employment Cases
  • Psychological aspects of clinical negligence

Employment History

Jan 2018 - Current

Clinical Psychologist, CMHT

HM Prison, Bristol, AWP NHS

  • 2015 - Current

    Dr E F Boyd Psychological Services

    Independent Practitioner

    Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

    Clinical Psychologist Adult Complex Health

    Priory Hospital, Bristol

    Jun 2015 - Oct 2015

    Locum Clinical Psychologist (Adults with Learning Disabilities)

    Avon & Wiltshire NHS Trust


    Nov 2014 - Current

    Chartered Clinical Psychologist & Expert Witness Associate

    HK Associates

    Sept 2010 - Oct 2015

    Clinical Psychologist

    Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Adults with Learning Disabilities

    Oct 2007-Sept 2010

    Trainee Clinical Psychology (Doctorate)

    Lincolnshire University

    Jan 2007-Oct 2007

    Teaching Fellow on MSc Forensic Psych

    York University

    Jan 2005 - Jan 2007

    Assistant Clinical Psychologist & Forensic Psychologist in Training

    Rampton Hospital, High Secure, Nottinghamshire


What did the GP say? Making sense of a claimant’s self report about care received. Solicitors Journal. (August 2015)

Koch, H., Fraser, F., Harrop, C., & Boyd, E. (Forthcoming)

Legal Mind Case and Commentary, no 14. PIBULJ May 2017

Koch, HCH., Boyd, E., Thorns, T., & Payne, L. (2017)

  • Expert Evidence in Chronic Pain. Expert Witness Journal, Winter 2015.

    Koch, H, Mackinnon, J., Harrop, C., & Boyd, L. (2015)

    You get hardened to it: Nurses experiences of working with severe and frequent self-injury. Doctoral thesis.

    Boyd, E. (2010)

    Grief in young children: A Handbook for adults: Book Review. Clinical Psychology Forum,196, 58-58.

    Boyd, E, (2009)

    Review of J. H. Berke et al (Eds.). Beyond madness: Psychosocial interventions in psychosis. Therapeutic Communities, 27(4).

    Boyd, E. (2006)

    Is gender a factor in perceived prison officer competency? Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 5(1), 65-74.

    Boyd, E. (2005)

Professional Qualifications


Expert Witness Bond Solon Expert Witness (Civil)


Systemic Practitioner Leeds University

  • 2013

    Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Leadership for Innovative Practice (Distinction) Nottingham University


    Supervisory Training And Recognition Accreditation (STAR) Nottingham University


    Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Lincoln University


    Masters of Science in Applied Forensic Psychology Leicester University


    Bachelor of Science (Dual Honours) Psychology and Criminology Keele University


  • EMDR Therapist EMDR UK/Europ Oct 2018
  • Clinical Psychologist ACP-UK 2018
  • Systemic Practitioner AFP Jul 2015
  • Chartered Psychologist Status BPS (DCP) Feb 2013
  • HCPC Clinical Psychologist Oct 2010
    • Member - Faculty of Learning Disabilities BPS Oct 1999

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